Date Value Value
Dec 31, 2015 20.31% GDP
Dec 31, 2014 20.24% GDP
Dec 31, 2013 20.15% GDP
Dec 31, 2012 19.79% GDP
Dec 31, 2011 19.57% GDP
Dec 31, 2010 19.44% GDP
Dec 31, 2009 18.97% GDP
Dec 31, 2008 19.96% GDP
Dec 31, 2007 20.25% GDP
Dec 31, 2006 20.05% GDP
Dec 31, 2005 19.65% GDP
Dec 31, 2004 19.35% GDP
Dec 31, 2003 19.47% GDP
Dec 31, 2002 19.62% GDP
Dec 31, 2001 20.13% GDP
Dec 31, 2000 20.52% GDP
Dec 31, 1999 20.30% GDP
Dec 31, 1998 21.58% GDP
Dec 31, 1997 21.34% GDP
Dec 31, 1996 21.04% GDP
Dec 31, 1995 20.66% GDP
Dec 31, 1994 21.63% GDP
Dec 31, 1993 21.24% GDP
Dec 31, 1992 20.76% GDP
Dec 31, 1991 21.24% GDP
Dec 31, 1990 21.57% GDP
Dec 31, 1989 20.70% GDP
Dec 31, 1988 20.32% GDP
Dec 31, 1987 20.40% GDP
Dec 31, 1986 19.85% GDP
Dec 31, 1985 20.20% GDP
Dec 31, 1984 20.10% GDP
Dec 31, 1983 17.66% GDP
Dec 31, 1982 17.61% GDP
Dec 31, 1981 17.18% GDP
Dec 31, 1980 17.21% GDP
Dec 31, 1979 16.54% GDP
Dec 31, 1978 16.56% GDP
Dec 31, 1977 16.71% GDP
Dec 31, 1976 16.61% GDP
Dec 31, 1975 16.03% GDP
Dec 31, 1974 16.38% GDP
Dec 31, 1973 15.78% GDP

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

Source: World Bank > EU > EU Tax Revenue