Switzerland: Tax revenue

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 Switzerland

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 10.09
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 8.71
 Min - Max 7.29 - 10.09
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 8.71 percent with a minimum of 7.29 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 10.09 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 10.09 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 105 countries is 17.49 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
Switzerland - Tax revenue - recent values

Historical chart
Switzerland - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1980-2021




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 11.37 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 93.08 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP 0.94 2022 percent
 Government debt 36.60 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 22.66 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 1.09 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 10.09 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 28.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 63 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 19 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 27.56 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 0.92 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 25.71 2021 percent
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