Personal income tax as a share of GDP reached 12.3 % in 2011 in Sweden, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.68 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, personal income tax as a share of GDP in Sweden reached an all time high of 20.1 % in 1990 and an all time low of 12.3 % in 2011. When compared to Sweden's main peers, personal income tax as a share of GDP in Denmark amounted to 24.5 %, 12.8 % in Finland and 9.97 % in Norway in 2011.
Sweden has been ranked 5th within the group of 27 countries we follow in terms of personal income tax as a share of GDP, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Personal income tax represented around 8.