Seychelles - Tax revenue

Tax revenue (current LCU)

The value for Tax revenue (current LCU) in Seychelles was 6,022,419,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6,022,419,000 in 2016 and a minimum value of 369,400,000 in 1985.

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
1985 369,400,000
1986 410,300,000
1987 486,600,000
1988 550,000,000
1989 633,100,000
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
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
2012 4,414,641,000
2013 4,494,646,000
2014 5,149,875,000
2015 5,428,330,000
2016 6,022,419,000

Tax revenue (% of GDP)

Tax revenue (% of GDP) in Seychelles was 31.64 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 36.79 in 1989, 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
1985 30.66
1986 31.96
1987 34.86
1988 35.99
1989 36.79
1993 35.36
1994 31.97
1995 27.64
1996 26.94
1997 26.96
1998 26.44
1999 27.22
2000 26.08
2005 27.30
2006 24.69
2007 23.25
2008 22.37
2009 25.24
2010 27.85
2011 31.49
2012 28.40
2013 26.42
2014 28.40
2015 28.32
2016 31.64

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance