Tax revenue, percent of GDP, 2019 - Country rankings:
The average for 2019 based on 116 countries was 17.48 percent.The highest value was in Denmark: 34.28 percent and the lowest value was in Somalia: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1972 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
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.