Tax revenue as a share of GDP reached 9.99 % in 2014 in Pakistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Pakistan reached an all time high of 13.8 % in 1996 and an all time low of 8.75 % in 2006. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Afghanistan amounted to 6.88 % and 9.67 % in China in 2014.
Pakistan has been ranked 109th within the group of 123 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue as a share of GDP, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.