Date Value Value
Dec 31, 2012 14.38% GDP
Dec 31, 2011 13.92% GDP
Dec 31, 2010 13.54% GDP
Dec 31, 2009 13.34% GDP
Dec 31, 2008 14.93% GDP
Dec 31, 2007 15.42% GDP
Dec 31, 2006 15.22% GDP
Dec 31, 2005 14.60% GDP
Dec 31, 2004 14.76% GDP
Dec 31, 2003 14.50% GDP
Dec 31, 2002 14.48% GDP
Dec 31, 2001 15.51% GDP
Dec 31, 2000 16.06% GDP
Dec 31, 1999 15.85% GDP
Dec 31, 1998 15.64% GDP
Dec 31, 1997 15.30% GDP
Dec 31, 1996 15.26% GDP
Dec 31, 1995 15.03% GDP
Dec 31, 1994 14.52% GDP
Dec 31, 1993 13.79% GDP
Dec 31, 1992 14.30% GDP
Dec 31, 1991 14.67% GDP
Dec 31, 1990 14.51% GDP
Dec 31, 1989 14.51% GDP
Dec 31, 1988 14.50% GDP
Dec 31, 1987 14.45% GDP
Dec 31, 1986 13.84% GDP
Dec 31, 1985 13.62% GDP
Dec 31, 1984 13.46% GDP
Dec 31, 1983 13.70% GDP
Dec 31, 1982 14.54% GDP
Dec 31, 1981 14.66% GDP
Dec 31, 1980 14.54% GDP
Dec 31, 1979 14.06% GDP
Dec 31, 1978 13.63% GDP
Dec 31, 1977 13.74% GDP
Dec 31, 1976 13.37% GDP
Dec 31, 1975 13.41% GDP
Dec 31, 1974 13.88% GDP
Dec 31, 1973 13.56% GDP
Dec 31, 1972 13.58% GDP

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

Source: World Bank > World > World Tax Revenue