Sweden: Tax revenue

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 Sweden

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 27.21
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2021
 Average 23.35
 Min - Max 14.82 - 30.30
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sweden from 1972 to 2021. The average value for Sweden during that period was 23.35 percent with a minimum of 14.82 percent in 1994 and a maximum of 30.3 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2021 is 27.21 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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Sweden - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

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Sweden - 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 24.82 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 147.40 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP 0.70 2022 percent
 Government debt 33.00 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 395.21 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 2.89 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 27.21 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 49.10 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 122 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 6 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 37.29 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 0.88 1994 percent
 Income and profits taxes 16.58 2021 percent
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