Date Value Value
Dec 31, 2015 15.82% GDP
Dec 31, 2014 14.68% GDP
Dec 31, 2013 14.34% GDP
Dec 31, 2012 14.48% GDP
Dec 31, 2011 14.00% GDP
Dec 31, 2010 13.61% GDP
Dec 31, 2009 13.28% GDP
Dec 31, 2008 14.52% GDP
Dec 31, 2007 14.96% GDP
Dec 31, 2006 14.78% GDP
Dec 31, 2005 14.34% GDP
Dec 31, 2004 14.73% GDP
Dec 31, 2003 14.62% GDP
Dec 31, 2002 14.87% GDP
Dec 31, 2001 15.79% GDP
Dec 31, 2000 16.20% GDP
Dec 31, 1999 15.60% GDP
Dec 31, 1998 16.93% GDP
Dec 31, 1997 16.79% GDP
Dec 31, 1996 16.59% GDP
Dec 31, 1995 16.43% GDP
Dec 31, 1993 27.00% GDP
Dec 31, 1992 23.79% GDP
Dec 31, 1991 19.12% GDP
Dec 31, 1990 17.02% GDP
Dec 31, 1989 29.67% GDP
Dec 31, 1988 21.07% GDP
Dec 31, 1987 18.47% GDP
Dec 31, 1986 16.59% GDP
Dec 31, 1985 16.05% GDP
Dec 31, 1984 17.47% GDP
Dec 31, 1983 13.91% GDP
Dec 31, 1982 14.38% GDP
Dec 31, 1981 14.46% GDP
Dec 31, 1980 14.19% GDP
Dec 31, 1979 14.01% GDP
Dec 31, 1978 13.77% GDP
Dec 31, 1977 13.78% GDP
Dec 31, 1976 13.39% GDP
Dec 31, 1975 13.29% GDP
Dec 31, 1974 13.66% GDP

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

Source: World Bank > World > World Tax Revenue