Personal income tax as a share of GDP reached 9.44 % in 2011 in Austria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.211 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, personal income tax as a share of GDP in Austria reached an all time high of 10.2 % in 2001 and an all time low of 8.27 % in 1994. When compared to Austria's main peers, personal income tax as a share of GDP in Germany amounted to 9.26 %, 4.93 % in Hungary, 11.5 % in Italy and 9.07 % in Switzerland in 2011.
Austria has been ranked 11th within the group of 27 countries we follow in terms of personal income tax as a share of GDP, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Personal income tax represented around 8.