Tax revenue reached 1,519 BDT bil in 2016 in Bangladesh, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 17.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 1,519 BDT bil in 2016 and an all time low of 193 BDT bil in 2001. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, tax revenue in Bhutan amounted to 19.6 BTN bil, 6,809 CNY bil in China and 5,110 MMK bil in Myanmar in 2016.
Bangladesh has been ranked 28th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue, 16 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.