Taxes on Goods and Services (As % of Revenue) rose to 56.8% in Mauritius in 2017

Taxes on Goods and Services (As % of Revenue) (%)
Economy | Mauritius | May 17, 2019
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Taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue reached 56.8 % in 2017 in Mauritius, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.41 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue in Mauritius reached an all time high of 58.5 % in 2012 and an all time low of 15.3 % in 1976.

Mauritius has been ranked 3rd within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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
Comoros % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India % 21.7% 26.0% 27.3% ... ... ... ...
Indonesia % 29.3% 32.3% 34.3% 34.1% 37.8%
Kenya % 39.8% 34.3% 33.6% 29.8% 29.4% ...
Madagascar % 19.9% 21.9% 23.3% 20.7% ... ... ...
Maldives % 17.7% ... ... 41.0% ... ... ...
Mauritius % 57.1% 58.5% 58.4% 56.6% 54.0%
Mozambique % ... 36.4% 34.3% 32.9% 31.5% 31.2%
Seychelles % 30.7% 32.3% 44.3% 48.7% 43.9% ...
Singapore % 25.3% 23.7% 23.7% 23.6% 23.2%
South Africa % 33.1% 34.1% 33.1% 33.1% 34.0%
Sri Lanka % 42.9% 46.2% 44.0% 45.4% 49.6%
Swaziland % 5.30% 18.0% ... ... ... ... ...
Tanzania % 29.5% 43.4% 34.9% 39.7% 37.9% ...