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Encyclopedia > List of countries by tax revenue as percentage of GDP

This table lists OECD countries by total tax revenue as percentage of GDP (as of 2005). The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organization of those developed countries that accept the principles of representative democracy and a free market economy. ... A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

# Country Tax in % of
GDP (2005)
1 Sweden 51,1
2 Denmark 49,7
3 Belgium 45,4
4 Norway 45,0
5 Finland 44,5
6 France 44,3
7 Iceland 42,4
8 Austria 41,9
9 Italy 41,0
10 Czech Republic 38,5
11 Luxembourg 37,6
12 United Kingdom 37,2
13 Hungary 37,1
14 New Zealand 36,6
15 Spain 35,8
16 Germany 34,7
17 Canada 33,5
18 Turkey 32,3
19 Ireland 30,5
20 Switzerland 30,0
21 Slovakia 29,4
22 United States 26,8
23 South Korea 25,6
24 Mexico 19,8

Reference

  • http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/8/4/37504406.pdf

 
 

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