Tax revenue as a share of GDP reached 10.3 % in 2017 in Russia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Russia reached an all time high of 16.6 % in 2005 and an all time low of 9.14 % in 2016. When compared to Russia's main peers, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Germany amounted to 11.4 %, 11.6 % in Japan and 11.9 % in USA in 2017.
Russia has been ranked 98th within the group of 107 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue as a share of GDP, 35 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.