Tax revenue as a share of GDP reached 11.0 % in 2013 in India, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.98 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue as a share of GDP in India reached an all time high of 11.9 % in 2007 and an all time low of 7.94 % in 2001. When compared to India's main peers, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Bangladesh amounted to 8.96 %, 9.87 % in China, 11.1 % in Pakistan and 10.5 % in Sri Lanka in 2013.
India has been ranked 106th within the group of 127 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue as a share of GDP, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.