Uruguay: Tax revenue

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 Uruguay

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 18.52
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2020
 Average 16.52
 Min - Max 10.45 - 21.73
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Uruguay from 1972 to 2020. The average value for Uruguay during that period was 16.52 percent with a minimum of 10.45 percent in 1973 and a maximum of 21.73 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2020 is 18.52 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 122 countries is 16.68 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
Uruguay - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Uruguay - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1972-2020




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 13.84 2015 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 7.98 2015 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -3.39 2022 percent
 Government debt 66.94 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 127.64 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 18.52 2020 percent
 Commercial tax rate 41.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 163 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 20 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 29.27 2020 percent
 Taxes on international trade 3.33 2020 percent
 Income and profits taxes 22.48 2020 percent
 Foreign aid 0.78 2021 million U.S. dollars
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