Tax revenue reached 1,182 ZAR bil in 2016 in South Africa, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue in South Africa reached an all time high of 1,182 ZAR bil in 2016 and an all time low of 2.83 ZAR bil in 1972. When compared to South Africa's main peers, tax revenue in Botswana amounted to 35.6 BWP bil, 9.11 LSL bil in Lesotho and 47.5 NAD bil in Namibia in 2016.
South Africa has been ranked 32nd within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue, 2 places behind 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|
|South Africa||ZAR bil||761||833||922||1,010||1,107|