Date Value Value
Dec 31, 2014 19.73% GDP
Dec 31, 2013 20.05% GDP
Dec 31, 2012 19.87% GDP
Dec 31, 2011 19.56% GDP
Dec 31, 2010 19.43% GDP
Dec 31, 2009 18.97% GDP
Dec 31, 2008 19.95% GDP
Dec 31, 2007 20.24% GDP
Dec 31, 2006 20.05% GDP
Dec 31, 2005 19.30% GDP
Dec 31, 2004 19.02% GDP
Dec 31, 2003 19.14% GDP
Dec 31, 2002 19.26% GDP
Dec 31, 2001 19.77% GDP
Dec 31, 2000 20.14% GDP
Dec 31, 1999 20.30% GDP
Dec 31, 1998 19.94% GDP
Dec 31, 1997 19.47% GDP
Dec 31, 1996 19.16% GDP
Dec 31, 1995 19.19% 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 17.96% GDP
Dec 31, 1984 17.68% GDP
Dec 31, 1983 17.55% GDP
Dec 31, 1982 17.37% GDP
Dec 31, 1981 17.05% GDP
Dec 31, 1980 17.05% GDP
Dec 31, 1979 16.42% GDP
Dec 31, 1978 16.42% GDP
Dec 31, 1977 16.51% GDP
Dec 31, 1976 16.43% GDP
Dec 31, 1975 15.86% GDP
Dec 31, 1974 16.17% GDP
Dec 31, 1973 15.69% GDP
Dec 31, 1972 16.36% GDP

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

Source: World Bank > EU > EU Tax Revenue