Tax revenue as a share of GDP reached 22.5 % in 2017 in Norway, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.90 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Norway reached an all time high of 28.9 % in 2006 and an all time low of 20.4 % in 1975. When compared to Norway's main peers, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Denmark amounted to 33.3 %, 20.9 % in Finland, 24.2 % in Iceland and 27.9 % in Sweden in 2017.
Norway has been ranked 28th within the group of 107 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue as a share of GDP, 19 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.