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Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue in the European union:

The average for 2017 based on 26 countries was 33.85 percent.The highest value was in Spain: 48.6 percent and the lowest value was in Germany: 22.05 percent. The indicator is available from 1972 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Taxes on goods and services around the world
Taxes on goods and services in Europe
Taxes on goods and services in Asia
Taxes on goods and services in Africa
Taxes on goods and services in North America
Taxes on goods and services in South America
Taxes on goods and services in Australia


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