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South Africa: Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Africa from 1972 to 2016. The average value for South Africa during that period was 31.6 percent with a minumum of 17.83 percent in 1974 and a maximum of 38.43 percent in 1994. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.