Taxes on Goods and Services (As % of Revenue) fell to 30.0% in Mozambique in 2017

Taxes on Goods and Services (As % of Revenue) (%)
Economy | Mozambique | May 17, 2019
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Taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue reached 30.0 % in 2017 in Mozambique, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 19 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue in Mozambique reached an all time high of 37.0 % in 2016 and an all time low of 30.0 % in 2017. When compared to Mozambique's main peers, taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue in Malawi amounted to 33.8 %, 33.0 % in South Africa and 36.9 % in Zambia in 2017.

Mozambique has been ranked 70th within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue.

Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on the extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.

Taxes on Goods and Services (As % of Revenue) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola % 3.63% 3.75% 4.30% 5.17% 6.74%
Botswana % 13.3% 13.3% 10.6% 10.7% 13.1%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Kenya % 39.8% 34.3% 33.6% 29.8% 29.4% ...
Lesotho % 25.1% 27.5% 27.9% 30.5% 30.0%
Malawi % 34.2% 36.7% 25.3% 35.9% 33.2%
Mozambique % ... 36.4% 34.3% 32.9% 31.5% 31.2%
Namibia % 27.7% 18.1% 23.5% 21.6% 23.8%
South Africa % 33.1% 34.1% 33.1% 33.1% 34.0%
Swaziland % 5.30% 18.0% ... ... ... ... ...
Tanzania % 29.5% 43.4% 34.9% 39.7% 37.9% ...
Uganda % 39.5% 45.0% 47.8% 51.1% 48.0%
Zambia % 23.9% 29.8% 38.1% 42.6% 32.4%
Zimbabwe % 33.5% 35.8% ... ... 48.0%