Tax revenue as a share of GDP reached 14.8 % in 2017 in Thailand, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.95 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Thailand reached an all time high of 17.4 % in 1991 and an all time low of 10.2 % in 1973. When compared to Thailand's main peers, tax revenue as a share of GDP in Cambodia amounted to 15.8 %, 12.2 % in Laos, 13.1 % in Malaysia and 6.02 % in Myanmar in 2017.
Thailand has been ranked 73rd within the group of 107 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue as a share of GDP, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.