Tax Revenue (As % of GDP) rose to 17.0% in Macedonia in 2016

Tax Revenue (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Macedonia | May 17, 2019
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Tax revenue as a share of GDP reached 15.7 % in 2013 in Macedonia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.49 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Macedonia reached an all time high of 19.1 % in 2007 and an all time low of 15.7 % in 2013. When compared to Macedonia's main peers, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Albania amounted to 16.5 %, 19.9 % in Bulgaria and 24.0 % in Greece in 2013.

Macedonia has been ranked 62nd within the group of 127 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue as a share of GDP.

Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.

Tax Revenue (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Albania % ... ... 18.0% 17.5% 16.5% 18.3% 18.5%
Bulgaria % 17.7% 19.0% 19.9% 19.5% 20.2%
Greece % 22.1% 23.9% 24.0% 24.6% 25.1%
Kosovo % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Macedonia % 17.0% 16.4% 15.7% 16.2% 16.8%
Montenegro % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Romania % 18.1% 17.9% 17.6% 17.9% 18.9%
Serbia % 20.2% 19.7% ... ... ... ... ...
Turkey % 18.7% 18.4% 18.5% 18.1% 18.2%