Tax revenue reached 37.4 ZMW bil in 2017 in Zambia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 29.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue in Zambia reached an all time high of 37.4 ZMW bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.022 ZMW bil in 1990. When compared to Zambia's main peers, tax revenue in Angola amounted to 1,869 AOA bil and 3.60 ZWD bil in Zimbabwe in 2017.
Zambia has been ranked 81st within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue, 21 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.