Seychelles - Tax revenue

Tax revenue (current LCU)

The value for Tax revenue (current LCU) in Seychelles was 4,155,561,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 18 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,155,561,000 in 2011 and a minimum value of 668,800,000 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
1993 868,300,000
1994 786,200,000
1995 668,800,000
1996 673,500,000
1997 763,000,000
1998 846,300,000
1999 905,900,000
2000 916,300,000
2001 920,600,000
2002 999,100,000
2003 1,247,400,000
2004 1,362,500,000
2005 1,380,034,000
2006 1,385,332,000
2007 1,610,382,000
2008 2,045,991,000
2009 2,911,126,000
2010 3,260,005,000
2011 4,155,561,000

Tax revenue (% of GDP)

Tax revenue (% of GDP) in Seychelles was 31.68 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 35.71 in 1993, while its lowest value was 22.37 in 2008.

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
1993 35.71
1994 32.22
1995 27.63
1996 27.13
1997 26.96
1998 26.44
1999 27.22
2000 26.08
2001 25.41
2002 26.12
2003 32.85
2004 29.52
2005 27.30
2006 24.69
2007 23.25
2008 22.37
2009 25.24
2010 27.75
2011 31.68

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance