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Government revenue in the World

24.68 % in 2017

Though World government revenue fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1998 - 2017 period ending at 24.68 % in 2017.

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Date Value Change, %
2017 24.68 5.12 %
2016 23.47 -0.84 %
2015 23.67 -0.58 %
2014 23.81 1.61 %
2013 23.43 2.79 %
2012 22.80 1.30 %
2011 22.51 1.07 %
2010 22.27 2.70 %
2009 21.68 -5.63 %
2008 22.98 -3.79 %
2007 23.88 3.48 %
2006 23.08
Social Contributions 21.07 % in 2015 WB
Grants and Other Revenue 16.06 % in 2017 WB
Tax Revenue 15.2 % in 2017 WB
Macro Region
Africa 502 timeseries
Asia 180 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 181 timeseries
Europe 673 timeseries
Middle East 181 timeseries
North America 17.32 % in 2018 WB
Oceania 133 timeseries
South America 157 timeseries
Southeast Asia 142 timeseries
Country (Percent of GDP in 2018)

Tuvalu is the top country by government revenue in the world. As of 2018, government revenue in Tuvalu was 161.03 percent of GDP. The top 5 countries also includes Kiribati, Nauru, Micronesia (Federated States of), and Libya.

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Tuvalu 161.03 IMF
Kiribati 123.53 IMF + 2 others
Nauru 116.53 IMF + 1 other
Micronesia (Federated States of) 87.28 IMF + 2 others
Libya 70.3 IMF
Marshall Islands 66.74 IMF + 1 other
Kuwait 58.39 IMF + 2 others
Norway 55.13 IMF + 2 others
France 53.57 IMF + 2 others
Denmark 52.14 IMF + 2 others
Finland 51.84 IMF + 2 others
Belgium 51.31 IMF + 2 others
Sweden 49.5 IMF + 2 others
Tonga 49.32 IMF + 2 others
Greece 48.97 IMF + 2 others
Austria 48.27 IMF + 2 others
Croatia 47.61 IMF + 2 others
Italy 46.37 IMF + 2 others
Luxembourg 46.34 IMF + 2 others
Germany 45.59 IMF + 2 others
Hungary 45.07 IMF + 2 others
Dominica 43.88 IMF + 2 others
South Sudan 43.88 IMF
Netherlands 43.51 IMF + 2 others
Solomon Islands 43.28 IMF + 2 others
Portugal 43.02 IMF + 2 others
Bosnia and Herzegovina 42.98 IMF + 2 others
Iceland 42.75 IMF + 2 others
Czech Republic 42.05 IMF + 2 others
Montenegro 41.75 IMF
Ukraine 41.58 IMF + 2 others
Serbia 41.48 IMF + 2 others
Lesotho 41.4 IMF + 2 others
Poland 41 IMF + 2 others
Canada 40.13 IMF + 2 others
Estonia 40.08 IMF + 2 others
Palau 40.03 IMF + 2 others
Belarus 39.92 IMF + 2 others
Iraq 39.6 IMF + 2 others
Cyprus 39.57 IMF + 2 others
Slovakia 39.15 IMF + 2 others
Spain 38.74 IMF + 2 others
Azerbaijan 38.23 IMF + 1 other
Malta 38.19 IMF + 2 others
Seychelles 37.73 IMF + 2 others
New Zealand 37.34 IMF + 2 others
Latvia 36.86 IMF + 2 others
United Kingdom 36.85 IMF + 2 others
Israel 36.73 IMF + 2 others
Saint Kitts and Nevis 36.71 IMF + 2 others
Ecuador 36.27 IMF
Russian Federation 35.87 IMF + 2 others
Australia 35.61 IMF + 2 others
Vanuatu 35.51 IMF + 2 others
Oman 35.24 IMF + 2 others
Bulgaria 35.21 IMF + 2 others
Qatar 34.69 IMF + 2 others
Samoa 34.29 IMF + 2 others
Lithuania 34.06 IMF + 2 others
Uzbekistan 34.05 IMF + 2 others
Japan 33.86 IMF + 2 others
Argentina 33.84 IMF + 2 others
Switzerland 33.33 IMF + 2 others
Algeria 33.29 IMF + 2 others
Kyrgyzstan 32.8 IMF + 2 others
Macau 32.24 IMF + 1 other
Brazil 31.31 IMF + 2 others
Turkey 31.2 IMF + 2 others
Bolivia 31.14 IMF + 2 others
Bhutan 31.06 IMF + 2 others
Uruguay 31.02 IMF + 2 others
Guyana 30.96 IMF
United States of America 30.86 IMF + 2 others
Saudi Arabia 30.48 IMF + 2 others
Namibia 30.47 IMF + 2 others
Congo 30.42 IMF + 2 others
Fiji 30.41 IMF + 2 others
Jamaica 30.36 IMF + 2 others
Republic of Moldova 30.25 IMF + 2 others
Djibouti 30.16 IMF
Timor-Leste 29.97 IMF + 2 others
Belize 29.93 IMF + 2 others
Barbados 29.6 IMF + 2 others
Romania 29.33 IMF + 2 others
China 29.19 IMF + 1 other
South Africa 29.12 IMF + 2 others
Mauritania 28.98 IMF
Botswana 28.8 IMF + 2 others
North Macedonia 28.54 IMF + 2 others
United Arab Emirates 28.44 IMF + 2 others
Georgia 28.43 IMF + 2 others
Comoros 28.35 IMF
Cabo Verde 28.25 IMF + 2 others
Afghanistan 27.98 IMF + 1 other
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.73 IMF + 2 others
Liberia 27.27 IMF + 2 others
Albania 27.24 IMF + 2 others
Maldives 27.23 IMF + 2 others
Tajikistan 26.95 IMF + 1 other
Honduras 26.88 IMF + 2 others
Grenada 26.25 IMF + 2 others
Tunisia 26.12 IMF + 2 others
Morocco 26.09 IMF + 2 others
Mozambique 26.05 IMF + 2 others
Trinidad and Tobago 26.03 IMF + 1 other
Jordan 26.02 IMF + 2 others
Mongolia 26 IMF + 2 others
Ireland 25.77 IMF + 2 others
Nepal 25.49 IMF + 2 others
Colombia 25.18 IMF + 2 others
Eswatini 25.06 IMF + 2 others
Togo 24.32 IMF + 2 others
Republic of Korea 24.28 IMF + 2 others
Rwanda 24.12 IMF + 2 others
Nicaragua 24.09 IMF + 2 others
Chile 23.68 IMF + 2 others
Viet Nam 23.61 IMF + 2 others
Saint Lucia 23.58 IMF + 2 others
Malawi 23.53 IMF + 2 others
Mexico 23.44 IMF + 2 others
Brunei Darussalam 23.11 IMF
San Marino 22.94 IMF + 2 others
Burkina Faso 22.8 IMF + 2 others
Suriname 22.8 IMF + 2 others
Sao Tome and Principe 22.65 IMF + 2 others
Mauritius 22.53 IMF + 2 others
Cambodia 22.17 IMF + 2 others
Angola 22.06 IMF + 2 others
Bahrain 21.65 IMF + 1 other
El Salvador 21.57 IMF + 2 others
Singapore 21.46 IMF + 2 others
Armenia 21.37 IMF + 1 other
Niger 21.35 IMF + 1 other
Thailand 21.35 IMF + 2 others
Syrian Arab Republic 20.85 in 2010 IMF + 1 other
Egypt 20.64 IMF + 2 others
Lebanon 20.63 IMF + 1 other
India 20.6 IMF + 2 others
Hong Kong 20.53 IMF + 1 other
Kazakhstan 20.38 IMF + 2 others
Philippines 19.96 IMF + 2 others
Antigua and Barbuda 19.93 IMF + 2 others
Puerto Rico 19.81 IMF
Côte d'Ivoire 19.71 IMF + 2 others
Panama 19.65 IMF
Peru 19.48 IMF + 2 others
Malaysia 19.35 IMF + 2 others
Equatorial Guinea 18.97 IMF + 2 others
Senegal 18.69 IMF + 2 others
Benin 18.61 IMF + 2 others
Zambia 18.39 IMF + 2 others
Kenya 18.3 IMF + 2 others
Gabon 18.21 IMF + 1 other
Paraguay 18.09 IMF + 2 others
Papua New Guinea 17.92 IMF + 2 others
Myanmar 17.69 IMF + 2 others
Central African Republic 17.55 IMF + 2 others
Haiti 17.23 IMF
Sierra Leone 16.87 IMF + 2 others
Guinea Bissau 16.75 IMF + 1 other
Bahamas 16.34 IMF + 2 others
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 16.32 IMF + 1 other
Chad 15.95 IMF
Cameroon 15.78 IMF + 1 other
Taiwan Province of China 15.78 IMF
Uganda 15.62 IMF + 2 others
Mali 15.44 IMF + 1 other
Guinea 15.43 IMF + 1 other
Pakistan 15.31 IMF + 2 others
Eritrea 15.12 IMF
United Republic of Tanzania 15.08 IMF + 2 others
Dominican Republic 15.05 IMF + 2 others
Madagascar 14.92 IMF + 2 others
Indonesia 14.89 IMF + 2 others
Gambia 14.76 IMF + 2 others
Ghana 14.55 IMF + 2 others
Iran 14.16 IMF + 2 others
Turkmenistan 14.09 IMF
Burundi 13.72 IMF + 2 others
Costa Rica 13.65 IMF + 2 others
Sri Lanka 13.47 IMF + 2 others
Ethiopia 13.06 IMF + 2 others
Democratic Republic of the Congo 12.21 IMF + 2 others
Guatemala 10.5 IMF + 2 others
Zimbabwe 10.31 IMF + 2 others
Bangladesh 10.11 IMF + 2 others
Nigeria 8 IMF + 2 others
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 7.71 IMF
Sudan 6.91 IMF + 1 other
Yemen 3.83 IMF + 1 other
Somalia 3.74 IMF + 1 other
Palestine 1.01B current LCU in 2017 WB + 1 other
Slovenia 18.59 National currency, billions IMF + 2 others

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