Tax revenue reached 1,670 SKR bil in 2017 in Sri Lanka, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 14.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 1,670 SKR bil in 2017 and an all time low of 61.2 SKR bil in 1990. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, tax revenue in Malaysia amounted to 178 MYR bil and 5,442 MMK bil in Myanmar in 2017.
Sri Lanka has been ranked 24th within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue, 11 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.