Tax revenue as a share of GDP reached 23.7 % in 2017 in Belgium, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.61 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Belgium reached an all time high of 27.1 % in 2000 and an all time low of 23.1 % in 2016. When compared to Belgium's main peers, tax revenue as a share of GDP in France amounted to 23.8 %, 11.4 % in Germany, 26.0 % in Luxembourg and 23.1 % in Netherlands in 2017.
Belgium has been ranked 21st within the group of 107 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue as a share of GDP.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.