Middle East (Middle East and North Africa) General government revenue (% of GDP) Statistics

05, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Middle East (Middle East and North Africa) › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government revenue (% of GDP) › See all Middle East indicators, › See General government revenue (% of GDP) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: US Dollar
Currency Symbol: US$

Revenue consists of taxes, social contributions, grants receivable, and other revenue. Revenue increases government?s net worth, which is the difference between its assets and liabilities (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.20). Note: Transactions that merely change the composition of the balance sheet do not change the net worth position, for example, proceeds from sales of nonfinancial and financial assets or incurrence of liabilities.

General government revenue (% of GDP) Statistics for Middle East (Middle East and North Africa), Year 2015 - In Detail

General government revenue (% of GDP) for Middle East in year 2015 is 26.159 %. Revenue consists of taxes, social contributions, grants receivable, and other revenue. Revenue increases government?s net worth, which is the difference between its assets and liabilities (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.20). Note: Transactions that merely change the composition of the balance sheet do not change the net worth position, for example, proceeds from sales of nonfinancial and financial assets or incurrence of liabilities.

This makes Middle East n/a in world rankings according to General government revenue (% of GDP) in year 2015. The world's average General government revenue (% of GDP) value is 30.23 %; Middle East is 4.07 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government revenue (% of GDP) for Middle East was 33.74 % General government revenue (% of GDP) for Middle East in 2015 was or will be 22.47% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government revenue (% of GDP) for Middle East was or will be 24.09 %, which is 7.90% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government revenue (% of GDP) for Middle East, in other Years
Year %
  2021 25.808
  2020 26.009
  2019 25.998
  2018 25.564
  2017 24.704
  2016 24.092
2015 26.159
  2014 33.739
  2013 36.483
  2012 36.428
  2011 35.495
  2010 33.743
  2009 32.336
  2008 41.663
  2007 37.876
  2006 40.142
  2005 39.015
  2004 33.629
  2003 30.077
  2002 28.659
  2001 30.547
  2000 34.191
  1999 27.765
  1998 n/a
  1997 n/a
  1996 n/a
  1995 n/a
  1994 n/a
  1993 n/a
  1992 n/a
  1991 n/a
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  1980 n/a