Date Value Value
Dec 31, 2014 19.94% GDP
Dec 31, 2013 20.19% GDP
Dec 31, 2012 19.96% GDP
Dec 31, 2011 19.57% GDP
Dec 31, 2010 19.47% GDP
Dec 31, 2009 18.99% GDP
Dec 31, 2008 20.10% GDP
Dec 31, 2007 20.57% GDP
Dec 31, 2006 20.44% GDP
Dec 31, 2005 19.66% GDP
Dec 31, 2004 19.38% GDP
Dec 31, 2003 19.45% GDP
Dec 31, 2002 19.67% GDP
Dec 31, 2001 20.21% GDP
Dec 31, 2000 20.64% GDP
Dec 31, 1999 20.65% GDP
Dec 31, 1998 20.17% GDP
Dec 31, 1997 19.65% GDP
Dec 31, 1996 19.08% GDP
Dec 31, 1995 18.90% GDP
Dec 31, 1994 18.73% GDP
Dec 31, 1993 18.65% GDP
Dec 31, 1992 19.18% GDP
Dec 31, 1991 19.43% GDP
Dec 31, 1990 18.73% GDP
Dec 31, 1989 18.54% GDP
Dec 31, 1988 18.39% GDP
Dec 31, 1987 18.17% GDP
Dec 31, 1986 18.35% GDP
Dec 31, 1985 18.21% GDP
Dec 31, 1984 17.90% GDP
Dec 31, 1983 17.73% GDP
Dec 31, 1982 17.60% GDP
Dec 31, 1981 17.27% GDP
Dec 31, 1980 16.98% GDP
Dec 31, 1979 16.22% GDP
Dec 31, 1978 16.22% GDP
Dec 31, 1977 16.30% GDP
Dec 31, 1976 16.25% GDP
Dec 31, 1975 15.70% GDP
Dec 31, 1974 15.92% GDP
Dec 31, 1973 15.56% GDP
Dec 31, 1972 16.40% GDP

EU tax revenue (percent of GDP). Excludes most social security contributions.

Source: World Bank > EU > EU Tax Revenue