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Tax revenue - Country rankings:

The average for 2016 was 17.68 percent.The highest value was in Iceland: 38.52 percent and the lowest value was in the United Arab Emirates: 0.04 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Tax revenue.

Tax revenue, percent of GDP, 2016
(percent, Source: The World Bank);

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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