Greece - Tax revenue

Tax revenue (current LCU)

The value for Tax revenue (current LCU) in Greece was 44,447,000,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 47,667,000,000 in 2008 and a minimum value of 16,798,000,000 in 1995.

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
1995 16,798,000,000
1996 18,476,000,000
1997 21,490,000,000
1998 25,234,000,000
1999 28,155,000,000
2000 31,687,000,000
2001 31,935,000,000
2002 33,538,000,000
2003 34,100,000,000
2004 36,287,000,000
2005 39,262,000,000
2006 42,735,000,000
2007 46,392,000,000
2008 47,667,000,000
2009 45,324,000,000
2010 44,554,000,000
2011 44,447,000,000

Tax revenue (% of GDP)

Tax revenue (% of GDP) in Greece was 21.31 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 23.46 in 2000, while its lowest value was 18.93 in 1995.

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
1995 18.93
1996 18.95
1997 19.92
1998 21.51
1999 22.52
2000 23.46
2001 22.01
2002 21.61
2003 19.96
2004 19.77
2005 20.34
2006 20.48
2007 20.79
2008 20.44
2009 19.61
2010 20.06
2011 21.31

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance