Tax revenue reached 178 MYR bil in 2017 in Malaysia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.91 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue in Malaysia reached an all time high of 178 MYR bil in 2017 and an all time low of 42.4 MYR bil in 1999. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, tax revenue in Cambodia amounted to 14,183 KHR bil, 66.3 SGD bil in Singapore and 2,289 THB bil in Thailand in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 57th within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.