Benin - Tax revenue

Tax revenue (current LCU)

The value for Tax revenue (current LCU) in Benin was 696,000,000,000 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 12 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 696,000,000,000 in 2013 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 382,177,000,000
2007 449,017,000,000
2008 514,751,000,000
2009 502,482,000,000
2010 536,251,000,000
2011 546,564,000,000
2012 599,904,000,000
2013 696,000,000,000

Tax revenue (% of GDP)

Tax revenue (% of GDP) in Benin was 15.46 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 16.12 in 2008, while its lowest value was 13.69 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 13.69
2002 14.41
2003 14.27
2004 14.64
2005 13.81
2006 14.21
2007 15.69
2008 16.12
2009 14.99
2010 15.53
2011 14.82
2012 14.48
2013 15.46

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance