Tax revenue as a share of GDP reached 12.5 % in 2017 in Canada, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.532 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Canada reached an all time high of 14.9 % in 2000 and an all time low of 11.7 % in 2013. When compared to Canada's main peers, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Australia amounted to 22.2 %, 13.1 % in Mexico, 25.7 % in United Kingdom and 11.9 % in USA in 2017.
Canada has been ranked 89th within the group of 107 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue as a share of GDP, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.