Tax Revenue (Local Currency) rose 24.7% to TNS 12,343 bil in Tanzania in 2016

Tax Revenue (Local Currency) (TNS bil)
Economy | Tanzania | May 17, 2019
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Tax revenue reached 12,343 TNS bil in 2016 in Tanzania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 24.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tax revenue in Tanzania reached an all time high of 12,343 TNS bil in 2016 and an all time low of 4,429 TNS bil in 2009. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, tax revenue in Kenya amounted to 1,137 KES bil, 153 MZN bil in Mozambique, 11,181 UGX bil in Uganda and 28.9 ZMW bil in Zambia in 2016.

Tanzania has been ranked 9th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue.

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
Dem. Republic of the Congo CDF bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ethiopia ETB bil 47.4 70.1 76.0 93.5 108
Kenya KES bil 594 677 735 912 1,022
Malawi MWK bil 194 204 284 409 485
Mozambique MZN bil ... 71.4 88.2 112 135 130
Rwanda RWF bil 506 606 650 728 818
Somalia SOS bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
South Africa ZAR bil 761 833 922 1,010 1,107
South Sudan SSP bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Tanzania TNS bil 6,480 7,178 7,825 9,459 9,900 ...
Uganda UGX bil 6,307 6,528 7,149 8,031 9,892
Zambia ZMW bil 16.8 19.5 21.7 26.3 26.4
Zimbabwe ZWD bil 2.53 3.05 ... ... 3.61