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International Comparison of the Ratio of Tax and Social Security Contributions to National Income

 (time series data)

Countries

Japan U.S.A. U.K. Germany France Sweden

Type

Year
(fiscal year)

Tax
(A)

Social
security
contri-
bution
(B)

Total
(A+B)

(A)

(B)

(A+B)

(A)

(B)

(A+B)

(A)

(B)

(A+B)

(A)

(B)

(A+B)

(A)

(B) (A+B)

1970

18.9 5.4

24.3

28.0 6.4 34.4 41.3 7.9 49.2 29.1 16.0 45.1 28.9 18.3 47.2 43.5 11.5 55.0

1975

18.3 7.5 25.7 26.4 8.0 34.4 37.3 9.8 47.1 30.5 20.9 51.4 28.5 21.6 50.1 44.8 12.8 57.6

1980

22.2 9.1 31.3 27.0 8.7 35.7 39.4 9.7 49.1 32.4 21.8 54.2 31.7 26.0 57.7 44.5 19.5 64.0

1981

22.8 9.8 32.5 27.6 9.3 36.9 42.3 10.4 52.7 31.7 22.8 54.5 32.0 26.0 58.0 46.2 20.4 66.6

1982

23.1 10.0 33.1 26.5 9.6 36.1 42.6 10.8 53.4 31.5 23.4 54.9 32.7 27.0 59.7 46.7 19.8 66.5

1983

23.4 10.0 33.4 25.8 9.3 35.1 41.3 11.1 52.4 31.4 22.7 54.1 33.2 27.8 61.0 49.0 19.8 68.8

1984

23.9 10.1 34.0 25.2 9.3 34.5 41.2 11.1 52.3 31.1 22.6 53.7 34.2 28.4 62.6 49.6 19.3 68.9

1985

24.0 10.4 34.4 25.5 9.5 35.0 41.0 11.0 52.0 31.3 22.8 54.1 34.0 28.5 62.5 51.1 19.1 70.2

1986

24.9 10.6 35.5 25.5 9.7 35.2 41.0 11.2 52.2 29.7 22.5 52.2 33.6 27.7 61.3 53.9 19.3 73.2

1987

26.4 10.6 37.0 26.2 9.7 35.9 40.6 11.2 51.8 29.7 22.6 52.3 34.0 28.1 62.1 57.7 18.8 76.5

1988

27.3 10.6 37.9 25.3 10.0 35.3 40.7 11.1 51.8 30.2 22.4 52.6 33.6 28.0 61.6 55.9 19.2 75.1

1989

27.6 10.8 38.4 26.1 9.9 36.0 40.3 10.4 50.7 31.2 22.0 53.2 33.0 28.1 61.1 55.7 20.8 76.5

1990

27.8 11.4 39.2 25.9 10.0 35.9 40.4 10.2 50.6 29.4 21.7 51.1 33.2 28.4 61.6 56.7 21.8 78.5

1991

27.1 11.6 38.7 25.6 10.2 35.8 39.9 10.6 50.5 30.0 23.0 53.0 33.4 28.4 61.8 53.5 21.7 75.2

1992

24.9 11.9 36.8 24.9 10.2 35.1 37.7 10.3 48.0 31.1 23.7 54.8 32.8 28.7 61.5 50.0 20.5 70.5

1993

24.4 12.1 36.5 25.2 10.2 35.4 35.8 10.3 46.1 31.5 24.8 56.3 32.9 29.1 62.0 50.5 19.9 70.4

1994

23.2 12.5 35.7 25.6 10.2 35.8 36.6 10.3 46.9 31.6 25.5 57.1 33.8 28.5 62.3 50.6 19.7 70.3

1995

23.3 13.2 36.6 25.7 10.2 35.9 38.6 10.4 49.0 31.4 25.8 57.2 34.1 28.7 62.8 47.6 19.9 67.5

1996

23.0 13.2 36.2 26.4 10.1 36.5 39.0 10.2 49.2 30.0 26.4 56.4 35.4 29.0 64.4 51.0 22.2 73.2

1997

23.8 13.7 37.4                            

1998

23.1 14.3 37.4                               

1999

22.3 14.3 36.6                              
(Notes) 1. Fiscal years for Japan; calendar years for the other countries.
2. Germany: West Germany before 1990 and Germany after 1991.

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