Benin - Tax revenue

Tax revenue (current LCU)

The value for Tax revenue (current LCU) in Benin was 541,160,000,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 541,160,000,000 in 2011 and a minimum value of 268,913,000,000 in 2001.

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.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

Year Value
2001 268,913,000,000
2002 306,843,000,000
2003 323,931,000,000
2004 349,593,000,000
2005 349,900,000,000
2006 395,082,000,000
2008 516,162,000,000
2009 506,197,000,000
2010 531,800,000,000
2011 541,160,000,000

Tax revenue (% of GDP)

Tax revenue (% of GDP) in Benin was 15.72 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 10 years was 17.38 in 2008, while its lowest value was 14.68 in 2001.

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.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also:

Year Value
2001 14.68
2002 15.68
2003 15.67
2004 16.34
2005 15.22
2006 16.06
2008 17.38
2009 16.28
2010 16.37
2011 15.72

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance