10.09.2021. Nodokļu tendences Eiropas Savienībā

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The EU continues to show a level of tax revenue significantly above than other advanced economies. In 2019, tax revenue in the EU stood at 40.1% of gross domestic product (GDP). The taxation structure remained stable in the EU. Revenue was almost equally distributed among indirect taxes, direct taxes and social contributions. The distribution of revenues by tax base (consumption, labour and capital) was very similar to those of previous years (around 52 % from labour, 28 % from consumption and 20 % from capital).

Total taxes (including compulsory actual social contributions) as % of GDP
2009 2018 2019 Ranking 2019
EU-27 countries 38,0 40,1 40,1
Denmark 45,0 44,3 46,1 1
France 42,2 46,3 45,5 2
Belgium 43,2 44,8 43,6 3
Lithuania 30,2 30,0 30,1 25
Romania 25,2 26,0 26,0 26
Ireland 28,1 22,5 22,1 27
Iceland 31,3 37,2 35,8
Norway 41,3 39,7 40,1
United Kingdom 32,2 33,8 33,8

The table shows the first 3 and last 3 places in the EU country.