Tax revenue as a share of GDP reached 6.02 % in 2017 in Myanmar, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.07 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Myanmar reached an all time high of 10.5 % in 1977 and an all time low of 2.00 % in 2002. When compared to Myanmar's main peers, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Laos amounted to 12.2 % and 14.8 % in Thailand in 2017.
Myanmar has been ranked 105th 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.