Sub Saharan African General government revenue (% of GDP) Statistics

21, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Sub Saharan African › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government revenue (% of GDP) › See all Sub Saharan African 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 Sub Saharan African , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government revenue (% of GDP) for Sub Saharan African in year 2015 is 18.501 %. 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 Sub Saharan African 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 %; Sub Saharan African is 11.73 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government revenue (% of GDP) for Sub Saharan African was 20.05 % General government revenue (% of GDP) for Sub Saharan African in 2015 was or will be 7.71% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government revenue (% of GDP) for Sub Saharan African was or will be 16.87 %, which is 8.81% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government revenue (% of GDP) for Sub Saharan African, in other Years
Year %
  2021 17.931
  2020 17.749
  2019 17.41
  2018 17.028
  2017 16.874
  2016 16.871
2015 18.501
  2014 20.047
  2013 20.818
  2012 22.525
  2011 24.046
  2010 21.525
  2009 20.872
  2008 25.233
  2007 24.146
  2006 26.529
  2005 24.235
  2004 23.149
  2003 22.091
  2002 21.718
  2001 23.88
  2000 23.002
  1999 n/a
  1998 n/a
  1997 n/a
  1996 n/a
  1995 n/a
  1994 n/a
  1993 n/a
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  1980 n/a