United States Tax Revenue: % of GDP

1968 - 2019 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

United States Tax revenue: % of GDP was reported at 15.9 % in Dec 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of 15.6 % for Dec 2018. United States Tax revenue: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 17.1 % from Dec 1968 to 2019, with 52 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 19.5 % in 2000 and a record low of 13.7 % in 2009. United States Tax revenue: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data. The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Tax Revenue: % of Nominal GDP: Annual: North and South America. CEIC calculates annual Tax Revenue as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Tax Revenue and annual Nominal GDP. Tax Revenue is calculated as the sum of Individual Income Taxes, Corporation Income Taxes, Social Insurance Taxes, Excise Tax, Estate and Gift Taxes and Customs Duties. The Bureau of the Fiscal Service provides Tax Revenue in USD. The Bureau of Economic Analysis provides Nominal GDP in USD.

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
15.9 2019 15.6 2018 13.7 2009 19.5 2000 % yearly 1968 - 2019

Tax Revenue: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 19.5 2019 yearly 2008 - 2019
Algeria (%) 6.7 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Argentina (%) 16.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2020
Armenia (%) 18.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Australia (%) 30.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Jun 2020
Austria (%) 26.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 14.4 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Bahrain (%) 2.1 2017 yearly 1990 - 2017
Bangladesh (%) 9.1 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Belarus (%) 22.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -14.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1981 - Sep 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -284,071.000 Oct 2020 monthly Oct 1980 - Oct 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 336,325.000 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1967 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 15.9 2019 yearly 1968 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 27,747,798.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1969 - Dec 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 128.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1969 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (USD bn) 9,257.653 2025 yearly 2001 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (USD bn) 35,294.369 2025 yearly 2001 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (USD bn) 7,840.214 2025 yearly 2001 - 2025
Federal Government Receipts (USD bn) 219.553 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1967 - Nov 2020
Federal Government Financing: Borrowing from the Public (USD bn) 251.250 Nov 2020 monthly Sep 1982 - Nov 2020
Federal Govt Receipts: Excise Taxes (USD bn) 5.602 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1967 - Nov 2020
Federal Government Outlays (USD bn) 364.819 Nov 2020 monthly Oct 1980 - Nov 2020
Federal Debt: Public Debt Securities (PDS) (USD bn) 27,747.798 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1969 - Dec 2020
Gross Federal Debt: Annual: Percentage of GDP (%) 106.900 2019 yearly 1940 - 2019

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