Greece - Tax revenue

Tax revenue (current LCU)

The value for Tax revenue (current LCU) in Greece was 43,426,000,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 43 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 48,915,000,000 in 2008 and a minimum value of 191,724,100 in 1972.

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
1972 191,724,100
1973 242,435,800
1974 281,907,600
1975 340,983,100
1976 470,873,100
1977 546,118,800
1978 681,790,100
1979 822,949,400
1980 979,046,200
1981 1,048,863,000
1982 1,598,797,000
1983 1,992,223,000
1984 2,219,164,000
1985 2,677,036,000
1986 3,611,357,000
1987 4,267,205,000
1988 4,793,133,000
1989 4,905,268,000
1990 6,886,075,000
1995 17,292,000,000
1996 19,202,000,000
1997 22,394,000,000
1998 25,714,000,000
1999 28,675,000,000
2000 31,739,000,000
2001 31,866,000,000
2002 34,763,000,000
2003 35,258,000,000
2004 37,067,000,000
2005 40,499,000,000
2006 43,527,000,000
2007 47,104,000,000
2008 48,915,000,000
2009 46,974,000,000
2010 45,690,000,000
2011 45,699,000,000
2012 45,131,000,000
2013 42,887,000,000
2014 43,543,000,000
2015 43,426,000,000

Tax revenue (% of GDP)

Tax revenue (% of GDP) in Greece was 24.63 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 43 years was 24.63 in 2015, while its lowest value was 12.32 in 1981.

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
1972 12.90
1973 12.48
1974 12.64
1975 12.70
1976 14.10
1977 13.96
1978 14.29
1979 13.90
1980 13.77
1981 12.32
1982 14.93
1983 15.60
1984 13.97
1985 13.81
1986 15.59
1987 16.36
1988 15.10
1989 13.00
1990 15.12
1995 18.58
1996 18.64
1997 19.52
1998 20.53
1999 21.43
2000 22.47
2001 20.94
2002 21.27
2003 19.71
2004 19.13
2005 20.33
2006 19.98
2007 20.24
2008 20.21
2009 19.78
2010 20.21
2011 22.07
2012 23.60
2013 23.74
2014 24.37
2015 24.63

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance