Personal income tax as a share of GDP reached 11.5 % in 2011 in Italy, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.80 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, personal income tax as a share of GDP in Italy reached an all time high of 11.7 % in 2010 and an all time low of 9.89 % in 1990. When compared to Italy's main peers, personal income tax as a share of GDP in Austria amounted to 9.44 %, 7.54 % in France, 5.59 % in Slovenia and 9.07 % in Switzerland in 2011.
Italy has been ranked 7th within the group of 27 countries we follow in terms of personal income tax as a share of GDP, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Personal income tax represented around 8.