Personal income tax as a share of GDP reached 9.09 % in 2011 in Ireland, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 21.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, personal income tax as a share of GDP in Ireland reached an all time high of 10.9 % in 1994 and an all time low of 7.32 % in 2002. When compared to Ireland's main peers, personal income tax as a share of GDP in Canada amounted to 11.1 %, 7.54 % in France, 13.3 % in Iceland and 10.1 % in United Kingdom in 2011.
Ireland has been ranked 14th 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.