Date Value Value
Dec 31, 2015 20.27% GDP
Dec 31, 2014 20.23% GDP
Dec 31, 2013 20.16% GDP
Dec 31, 2012 19.92% GDP
Dec 31, 2011 19.58% GDP
Dec 31, 2010 19.46% GDP
Dec 31, 2009 18.98% GDP
Dec 31, 2008 19.97% GDP
Dec 31, 2007 20.27% GDP
Dec 31, 2006 20.07% GDP
Dec 31, 2005 19.67% GDP
Dec 31, 2004 19.36% GDP
Dec 31, 2003 19.48% GDP
Dec 31, 2002 19.70% GDP
Dec 31, 2001 20.22% GDP
Dec 31, 2000 20.62% GDP
Dec 31, 1999 20.77% GDP
Dec 31, 1998 20.39% GDP
Dec 31, 1997 19.91% GDP
Dec 31, 1996 19.59% GDP
Dec 31, 1995 19.53% GDP
Dec 31, 1994 19.22% GDP
Dec 31, 1993 19.11% GDP
Dec 31, 1992 19.48% GDP
Dec 31, 1991 19.59% GDP
Dec 31, 1990 18.82% GDP
Dec 31, 1989 18.46% GDP
Dec 31, 1988 18.38% GDP
Dec 31, 1987 18.28% GDP
Dec 31, 1986 18.32% GDP
Dec 31, 1985 17.95% GDP
Dec 31, 1984 17.68% GDP
Dec 31, 1983 17.55% GDP
Dec 31, 1982 17.37% GDP
Dec 31, 1981 17.04% GDP
Dec 31, 1980 17.05% GDP
Dec 31, 1979 16.42% GDP
Dec 31, 1978 16.42% GDP
Dec 31, 1977 16.50% GDP
Dec 31, 1976 16.42% GDP
Dec 31, 1975 15.85% GDP
Dec 31, 1974 16.17% GDP
Dec 31, 1973 15.68% GDP
Dec 31, 1972 16.35% GDP

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

Source: World Bank > EU > EU Tax Revenue