Tax revenue reached 8.89 GHS bil in 2011 in Ghana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 41.2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue in Ghana reached an all time high of 8.89 GHS bil in 2011 and an all time low of 0.022 GHS bil in 1990. When compared to Ghana's main peers, tax revenue in Benin amounted to 547 XOF bil, 1,309 XOF bil in Ivory Coast and 291 XOF bil in Togo in 2011.
Ghana has been ranked 109th within the group of 136 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue, 7 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.