Personal income tax as a share of GDP reached 12.4 % in 2011 in Belgium, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.980 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, personal income tax as a share of GDP in Belgium reached an all time high of 14.3 % in 2001 and an all time low of 12.1 % in 2009. When compared to Belgium's main peers, personal income tax as a share of GDP in France amounted to 7.54 %, 9.26 % in Germany and 8.21 % in Luxembourg in 2011.
Belgium has been ranked 4th within the group of 27 countries we follow in terms of personal income tax as a share of GDP, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Personal income tax represented around 8.