Tax Revenue (As % of GDP) rose to 20.7% in Moldova in 2017

Tax Revenue (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Moldova | May 17, 2019
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Tax revenue as a share of GDP reached 20.7 % in 2017 in Moldova, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.54 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Moldova reached an all time high of 20.7 % in 2017 and an all time low of 12.1 % in 1996. When compared to Moldova's main peers, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Bulgaria amounted to 20.1 %, 15.4 % in Romania, 10.3 % in Russia and 20.0 % in Ukraine in 2017.

Moldova has been ranked 36th within the group of 107 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue as a share of GDP, 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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
Bulgaria % 17.7% 19.0% 19.9% 19.5% 20.2%
China % 10.3% 10.2% 9.87% 9.67% 9.37% ...
Germany % 11.4% 11.6% 11.6% 11.4% 11.3%
Greece % 22.1% 23.9% 24.0% 24.6% 25.1%
Hungary % 21.1% 22.9% 22.8% 23.0% 23.4%
Japan % 9.36% 9.68% 10.4% 11.5% 11.4%
Moldova % 18.3% 18.6% 18.4% 19.8% 19.5%
Poland % 16.7% 16.0% 15.6% 15.5% 15.6%
Romania % 18.1% 17.9% 17.6% 17.9% 18.9%
Russia % 13.9% 13.7% 12.9% 13.2% 10.6%
Serbia % 20.2% 19.7% ... ... ... ... ...
Turkey % 18.7% 18.4% 18.5% 18.1% 18.2%
USA % 9.57% 9.80% 10.5% 11.0% 11.2%
Ukraine % 18.5% 18.3% 17.6% 17.3% 20.5%