Tax Revenue (Local Currency) fell 2.74% to NAD 47.5 bil in Namibia in 2016

Tax Revenue (Local Currency) (NAD bil)
Economy | Namibia | May 17, 2019
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Tax revenue reached 47.5 NAD bil in 2016 in Namibia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.74 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, tax revenue in Namibia reached an all time high of 48.8 NAD bil in 2015 and an all time low of 1.66 NAD bil in 1990. When compared to Namibia's main peers, tax revenue in Angola amounted to 1,611 AOA bil, 35.6 BWP bil in Botswana, 1,182 ZAR bil in South Africa and 3.24 ZWD bil in Zimbabwe in 2016.

Namibia has been ranked 81st within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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

Tax Revenue (Local Currency) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola AOA bil 1,691 1,812 1,872 1,940 1,535
Botswana BWP bil 24.8 29.8 32.1 37.6 36.1
Dem. Republic of the Congo CDF bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Lesotho LSL bil 5.66 7.75 8.20 9.62 10.2
Mozambique MZN bil ... 71.4 88.2 112 135 130
Namibia NAD bil 27.0 35.2 38.7 46.7 48.8
South Africa ZAR bil 761 833 922 1,010 1,107
Swaziland SZL bil 5.71 11.3 ... ... ... ... ...
Zambia ZMW bil 16.8 19.5 21.7 26.3 26.4
Zimbabwe ZWD bil 2.53 3.05 ... ... 3.61