Personal income tax as a share of GDP reached 9.26 % in 2011 in Germany, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.96 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, personal income tax as a share of GDP in Germany reached an all time high of 10.4 % in 1992 and an all time low of 8.02 % in 2004. When compared to Germany's main peers, personal income tax as a share of GDP in Austria amounted to 9.44 %, 12.4 % in Belgium and 7.54 % in France in 2011.
Germany has been ranked 12th 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.