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International Comparison of the Relative Shares of Income, Consumption andProperty-based Taxes

Income-based taxes
(
7th of 28 countries)
  Individual income-based
taxes(18th of 28 countries)
  Corparation income-based
taxes(1st of 28 countries)

 

Consumption-based taxes
(27th of 28 countries)
  Property-based taxes
(4th of 28 countries)

U.S.A.

62.7%

Denmark

57.0%

Japan

25.9%

Hungary

62.8%

Turkey

23.5%

Denmark

62.1%

Switzerland

51.2%

Luxembourg

21.8%

Greece

61.8%

France

20.3%

Switzerland

60.1%

Sweden

50.4%

Czech

17.2%

Portugal

57.0%

Korea

19.0%

Norway

58.9%

U.S.A.

50.0%

Netherlands

15.8%

Czech

55.9%

Japan

18.2%

Finland

58.5%

Finland

49.1%

Australia

15.0%

Iceland

52.9%

Australia

15.7%

Sweden

58.4%

Norway

48.1%

Norway

13.7%

Poland

52.0%

U.S.A.

14.5%

Japan

57.6%

Belgium

46.9%

Portugal

12.9%

Norway

49.6%

Canada

13.8%

Belgium

57.2%

Canada

45.7%

Korea

12.9%

France

48.3%

Austria

13.7%

Canada

56.5%

Italy

44.0%

U.K.

12.8%

Korea

48.1%

U.K.

12.9%

Australia

56.2%

Germany

41.5%

U.S.A.

12.7%

Netherlands

47.2%

Switzerland

11.2%

Italy

52.9%

Australia

41.2%

Ireland

11.1%

Germany

47.0%

Luxembourg

10.4%

Luxembourg

51.9%

Ireland

36.2%

Greece

10.9%

Ireland

45.9%

Spain

9.2%

Germany

47.9%

Spain

36.1%

Poland

10.8%

Spain

45.5%

Sweden

9.1%

Norway

47.6%

Iceland

35.2%

Canada

10.8%

Turkey

45.5%

Iceland

9.0%

Ireland

47.3%

Austria

35.0%

Norway

10.8%

Austria

43.5%

Italy

8.1%

Spain

45.3%

Norway

33.9%

Belgium

10.3%

U.K.

42.6%

Netherlands

8.0%

Netherlands

44.7%

Poland

32.0%

Finland

9.4%

Italy

39.1%

Ireland

6.8%

U.K.

44.5%

Japan

31.7%

Spain

9.2%

Belgium

38.9%

Norway

6.6%

Poland

42.8%

U.K.

31.6%

Switzerland

8.9%

Finland

38.1%

Greece

6.0%

Austria

42.8%

Luxembourg

30.0%

Italy

8.8%

Luxembourg

37.8%

Poland

5.2%

Czech

41.8%

Netherlands

29.0%

Sweden

8.0%

Norway

34.5%

Germany

5.1%

Portugal

38.7%

Hungary

26.7%

Austria

7.8%

Denmark

33.8%

Portugal

4.3%

Iceland

38.1%

Portugal

25.7%

Hungary

7.0%

Sweden

32.5%

Denmark

4.1%

Hungary

33.7%

France

24.7%

Turkey

6.8%

Canada

29.7%

Belgium

3.9%

Korea

32.9%

Czech

24.6%

France

6.7%

Switzerland

28.6%

Hungary

3.5%

Greece

32.3%

Turkey

24.3%

Germany

6.4%

Australia

28.0%

Finland

3.4%

France

31.3%

Greece

21.4%

Denmark

5.1%

Japan

24.2%

Norway

2.7%

Turkey

31.1%

Korea

20.0%

Iceland

2.9%

U.S.A.

22.8%

Czech

2.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OECD average

47.7%

OECD average

36.5%

OECD average

11.2%

OECD average

42.6%

OECD average

9.7%

(Notes) 1. Based on the criteria used in OECD's revenue statistics. Tax on interest, dividends and capital gains are included in income-based taxes.
2. Of the 29 OECD countries, Mexico is excluded because its figures are not available.
3. In the fiscal 1999 budget, the shares of income, consumption and property-based taxes in Japan are 50.2, 31.8, 18.0 percent respectively.(In the case of including interest, dividend and capital gain taxes in property-based taxes, 46.0, 31.8, 22.2 percent respectively.

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