Spain: Tax revenue

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 Spain

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 15.03
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2021
 Average 12.51
 Min - Max 8.58 - 16.73
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Spain from 1972 to 2021. The average value for Spain during that period was 12.51 percent with a minimum of 8.58 percent in 1974 and a maximum of 16.73 percent in 1989. The latest value from 2021 is 15.03 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 105 countries is 17.48 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Spain - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Spain - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1972-2021




Definition: Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes. Certain compulsory transfers such as fines, penalties, and most social security contributions are excluded. Refunds and corrections of erroneously collected tax revenue are treated as negative revenue.


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 Government spending, percent of GDP 20.37 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 288.78 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -4.80 2022 percent
 Government debt 107.70 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 67.82 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 3.72 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 15.03 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 47.00 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 143 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 9 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 26.25 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 0.01 1994 percent
 Income and profits taxes 20.42 2021 percent
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