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United Kingdom: Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the United Kingdom from 1972 to 2016. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 30.65 percent with a minumum of 24.54 percent in 1975 and a maximum of 34.35 percent in 1997. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.