Benin - Tax revenue

Tax revenue (current LCU)

The value for Tax revenue (current LCU) in Benin was 599,904,000,000 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 11 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 599,904,000,000 in 2012 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

Tax revenue (% of GDP)

Tax revenue (% of GDP) in Benin was 15.58 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 11 years was 17.33 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 15.53
2007 17.00
2008 17.33
2009 16.16
2010 16.50
2011 15.89
2012 15.58

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance