Sudan: Tax revenue

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 Sudan

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 7.39
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1998 - 2016
 Average 6.69
 Min - Max 3.86 - 8.19
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sudan from 1998 to 2016. The average value for Sudan during that period was 6.69 percent with a minimum of 3.86 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 8.19 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2016 is 7.39 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 136 countries is 16.77 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
Sudan - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sudan - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1998-2016




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 17.85 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 9.22 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -1.50 2022 percent
 Government debt 187.81 2021 percent
 Tax revenue 7.39 2016 percent
 Commercial tax rate 45.40 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 180 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 42 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 59.79 2016 percent
 Taxes on international trade 15.65 2016 percent
 Income and profits taxes 5.85 2016 percent
 Foreign aid 3,765.20 2021 million U.S. dollars
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