Tanzania: Tax revenue

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 Tanzania

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 11.70
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2009 - 2018
 Average 10.92
 Min - Max 9.79 - 11.84
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Tanzania from 2009 to 2018. The average value for Tanzania during that period was 10.92 percent with a minimum of 9.79 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 11.84 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2018 is 11.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 130 countries is 16.88 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
Tanzania - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Tanzania - Tax revenue - historical chart - 2009-2018




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 8.31 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 6.29 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -3.40 2022 percent
 Government debt 44.88 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 11.70 2018 percent
 Commercial tax rate 43.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 207 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 59 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 43.01 2018 percent
 Taxes on international trade 6.74 2018 percent
 Income and profits taxes 26.32 2018 percent
 Foreign aid 2,567.55 2021 million U.S. dollars
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