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International Fiscal Comparisons

Table 51
G-7 general government total tax and non-tax receipts
National Accounts basis
(per cent of GDP)
Year Canada United
States
Japan United
Kingdom
Germany France Italy G-7
average(1)
1970 35.2 29.6 21.8 43.5 - .. 29.1 29.9
1971 35.8 29.1 22.8 41.7 - .. 29.6 29.7
1972 36.0 30.3 22.7 39.7 - .. 29.5 30.0
1973 36.1 30.4 23.6 38.1 - .. 28.9 30.1
1974 38.1 31.0 25.5 42.2 - .. 28.5 31.3
1975 37.0 29.4 25.1 42.7 - .. 28.8 30.2
1976 36.9 30.1 24.7 42.1 - .. 30.2 30.6
1977 36.8 30.4 25.7 40.9 - .. 31.5 31.0
1978 36.2 30.5 25.6 39.3 - 43.0 32.4 32.0
1979 36.0 30.8 27.3 39.3 - 44.6 31.9 32.6
1980 36.9 31.2 28.6 41.9 - 45.7 33.6 33.5
1981 39.1 31.9 29.7 43.9 - 46.2 33.6 34.3
1982 39.7 31.6 30.0 44.8 - 47.0 36.6 34.7
1983 39.1 31.0 30.2 43.8 - 47.7 38.6 34.5
1984 39.1 30.9 30.8 43.7 - 48.4 37.5 34.4
1985 38.8 31.4 31.0 43.2 - 48.8 37.3 34.6
1986 39.8 31.6 31.2 42.3 - 48.0 38.3 34.8
1987 40.1 32.4 32.6 41.1 - 48.6 38.1 35.4
1988 40.5 32.2 32.7 40.9 - 47.4 39.1 35.3
1989 40.8 32.4 32.5 40.4 - 47.0 39.9 35.3
1990 42.5 32.4 33.4 39.2 - 47.1 41.2 35.6
1991 43.4 32.5 33.1 39.4 43.3 47.7 42.3 36.6
1992 43.6 32.3 33.0 38.2 44.7 47.4 44.7 36.7
1993 42.9 32.5 31.7 36.7 45.2 48.6 46.0 36.7
1994 42.3 32.9 31.0 37.1 45.6 48.6 44.2 36.6
1995 42.5 33.2 31.1 37.5 45.4 48.9 44.7 36.8
1996 43.1 33.6 31.4 37.3 45.7 50.5 45.2 37.2
1997 43.8 33.9 31.5 37.7 45.4 50.9 47.2 37.5
1998 43.7 34.2 31.1 38.8 45.7 50.1 46.0 37.6
1999 43.6 34.2 31.1 39.4 46.7 50.8 45.9 37.8
2000 43.4 34.6 31.3 39.9 46.2 50.1 44.9 37.9
2001 41.9 33.7 32.0 40.3 44.5 50.0 44.5 37.3
2002 40.4 31.4 30.5 38.8 44.0 49.6 44.0 35.7
2003 40.3 30.8 30.1 38.3 44.2 49.3 44.4 35.3
2004 40.0 31.0 30.6 39.1 43.4 49.7 44.0 35.3
2005 40.1 32.3 31.6 40.0 43.6 50.7 43.4 36.3
2006 40.4 33.3 34.7 40.8 43.7 50.6 45.0 37.4
2007 40.1 33.4 33.7 40.5 43.7 49.8 46.0 37.3
2008 38.9 32.0 35.1 42.1 44.1 50.0 45.9 37.0
2009 39.1 30.3 33.1 39.6 45.2 49.2 46.5 35.8
2010 38.3 30.7 32.4 39.8 43.8 49.6 46.1 35.7
2011 38.2 30.9 33.1 40.3 44.4 50.7 46.1 36.1
2012 38.1 30.9 33.3 41.9 44.7 51.8 47.7 36.3
2013 38.1 32.6 33.8 41.2 44.6 52.8 47.7 37.3
Source: OECD Economic Outlook, No. 95 (May 2014).
(1) G7 average excludes France from 1970 to 1977 and Germany from 1970 to 1990.
Table 52
G-7 general government total outlays
National Accounts basis
(per cent of GDP)
Year Canada United
States
Japan United
Kingdom
Germany France Italy G-7
average(1)
1970 35.8 34.2 22.0 40.5 - - 32.3 32.6
1971 37.0 34.5 23.5 40.0 - - 34.4 33.2
1972 37.2 34.3 24.5 41.6 - - 36.3 33.6
1973 35.8 33.2 25.0 42.2 - - 35.2 32.9
1974 37.1 34.4 27.0 46.3 - - 34.8 34.4
1975 40.5 36.7 29.6 47.8 - - 39.1 36.9
1976 39.7 35.2 29.8 47.4 - - 38.1 35.9
1977 40.7 34.3 30.7 44.7 - - 38.5 35.4
1978 41.1 33.6 31.6 44.3 - 44.7 40.9 36.2
1979 39.5 33.4 32.4 43.3 - 44.9 40.1 36.0
1980 41.0 35.2 33.1 45.6 - 46.0 40.5 37.5
1981 42.0 35.5 33.6 48.9 - 48.6 44.4 38.5
1982 46.7 37.6 33.8 47.8 - 49.9 46.6 40.2
1983 47.2 37.6 34.1 47.7 - 50.3 48.7 40.4
1984 46.8 36.5 33.4 47.9 - 51.2 48.9 39.7
1985 47.5 37.1 32.3 46.5 - 51.9 49.6 39.8
1986 46.9 37.5 32.4 45.3 - 51.3 50.1 39.9
1987 45.4 37.3 32.9 43.1 - 50.7 49.6 39.5
1988 44.9 36.4 32.0 40.9 - 50.1 50.1 38.6
1989 45.4 36.4 31.1 40.2 - 48.9 51.3 38.4
1990 48.2 37.3 31.2 41.2 - 49.6 52.6 39.2
1991 51.6 38.2 31.2 42.8 46.1 50.7 53.7 40.8
1992 52.6 39.0 32.3 44.6 47.2 52.0 55.1 41.8
1993 51.4 38.4 34.1 44.5 48.2 55.1 56.0 42.2
1994 49.0 37.4 34.7 43.8 48.0 54.1 53.2 41.4
1995 47.7 37.3 35.7 43.2 54.8 54.4 52.2 42.1
1996 45.8 36.6 36.3 41.4 49.0 54.5 52.2 41.0
1997 43.5 35.5 35.3 39.8 48.2 54.2 49.9 39.8
1998 43.5 34.6 41.4 38.9 48.0 52.7 49.0 40.1
1999 41.8 34.2 38.2 38.6 48.3 52.6 47.9 39.2
2000 40.5 33.8 38.8 34.1 45.1 51.6 45.8 38.2
2001 41.2 35.1 38.0 39.9 47.5 51.6 47.7 39.5
2002 40.4 36.2 38.2 40.9 47.9 52.8 47.1 40.2
2003 40.2 36.8 37.8 41.8 48.4 53.4 48.0 40.6
2004 39.0 36.5 36.6 42.7 47.2 53.3 47.6 40.0
2005 38.4 36.5 36.4 43.4 47.0 53.6 47.9 40.1
2006 38.6 36.4 36.0 43.6 45.3 52.9 48.4 39.8
2007 38.6 37.1 35.8 43.4 43.5 52.6 47.6 39.9
2008 39.2 39.2 36.9 47.2 44.1 53.3 48.6 41.6
2009 43.7 43.2 41.9 50.8 48.3 56.7 51.9 45.7
2010 43.3 42.8 40.7 49.8 48.0 56.6 50.5 45.1
2011 41.9 41.6 41.9 48.2 45.2 55.9 49.7 44.1
2012 41.5 40.1 42.0 48.2 44.7 56.7 50.6 43.4
2013 41.1 39.0 43.1 47.1 44.6 57.0 50.6 42.9
Source: OECD Economic Outlook, No. 95 (May 2014).
(1) G7 average excludes France from 1970 to 1977 and Germany from 1970 to 1990.
Table 53
G-7 general government financial balances
National Accounts basis
(per cent of GDP)
Year Canada United
States
Japan United
Kingdom
Germany France Italy G-7
average(1)
1970 -0.4 -4.6 -0.2 3.0 - - -3.2 -2.7
1971 -1.0 -5.4 -0.7 1.7 - - -4.7 -3.5
1972 -1.0 -4.1 -1.8 -1.9 - - -6.8 -3.5
1973 0.6 -2.7 -1.4 -4.2 - - -6.4 -2.8
1974 1.2 -3.3 -1.5 -4.1 - - -6.2 -3.1
1975 -3.6 -7.3 -4.4 -5.2 - - -10.3 -6.6
1976 -2.9 -5.1 -5.1 -5.3 - - -7.9 -5.3
1977 -4.2 -3.9 -4.9 -3.8 - - -7.0 -4.4
1978 -4.9 -3.1 -6.0 -5.0 - -1.7 -8.5 -4.2
1979 -3.5 -2.6 -5.1 -4.1 - -0.4 -8.2 -3.5
1980 -4.2 -4.0 -4.5 -3.7 - -0.3 -6.9 -4.0
1981 -2.9 -3.5 -3.9 -5.0 - -2.4 -10.8 -4.2
1982 -7.0 -6.0 -3.8 -3.0 - -2.9 -10.0 -5.5
1983 -8.1 -6.7 -4.0 -3.9 - -2.6 -10.1 -5.9
1984 -7.7 -5.5 -2.6 -4.1 - -2.8 -11.4 -5.3
1985 -8.5 -5.7 -1.3 -3.2 - -3.1 -12.3 -5.2
1986 -7.0 -5.9 -1.3 -3.0 - -3.3 -11.9 -5.1
1987 -5.4 -4.9 -0.2 -2.1 - -2.1 -11.5 -4.1
1988 -4.3 -4.1 0.6 -0.1 - -2.7 -11.0 -3.4
1989 -4.6 -4.0 1.4 0.2 - -1.9 -11.4 -3.1
1990 -5.7 -5.0 2.1 -2.0 - -2.5 -11.4 -3.7
1991 -8.2 -5.7 1.9 -3.4 -2.8 -3.0 -11.3 -4.2
1992 -9.0 -6.7 0.7 -6.4 -2.4 -4.6 -10.3 -5.1
1993 -8.6 -5.9 -2.4 -7.9 -3.0 -6.5 -10.0 -5.5
1994 -6.6 -4.5 -3.7 -6.7 -2.5 -5.5 -9.0 -4.8
1995 -5.2 -4.2 -4.6 -5.7 -9.5 -5.5 -7.4 -5.3
1996 -2.7 -3.0 -4.9 -4.1 -3.3 -4.0 -7.0 -3.8
1997 0.2 -1.6 -3.8 -2.1 -2.7 -3.3 -2.7 -2.3
1998 0.2 -0.4 -10.3 -0.1 -2.3 -2.6 -2.9 -2.5
1999 1.8 0.0 -7.1 0.9 -1.6 -1.8 -2.0 -1.4
2000 2.9 0.8 -7.5 5.8 1.1 -1.5 -0.9 -0.3
2001 0.7 -1.4 -6.0 0.4 -3.1 -1.7 -3.2 -2.2
2002 0.0 -4.8 -7.7 -2.2 -3.8 -3.3 -3.2 -4.5
2003 0.1 -6.0 -7.7 -3.5 -4.1 -4.1 -3.6 -5.3
2004 1.0 -5.5 -5.9 -3.5 -3.8 -3.6 -3.6 -4.7
2005 1.7 -4.2 -4.8 -3.4 -3.3 -3.0 -4.5 -3.8
2006 1.8 -3.1 -1.3 -2.9 -1.7 -2.4 -3.4 -2.4
2007 1.5 -3.7 -2.1 -3.0 0.2 -2.8 -1.6 -2.6
2008 -0.3 -7.2 -1.9 -5.1 -0.1 -3.3 -2.7 -4.6
2009 -4.5 -12.8 -8.8 -11.2 -3.1 -7.5 -5.4 -9.9
2010 -4.9 -12.2 -8.3 -10.0 -4.2 -7.0 -4.4 -9.4
2011 -3.7 -10.7 -8.8 -7.9 -0.8 -5.2 -3.6 -8.0
2012 -3.4 -9.3 -8.7 -6.3 0.1 -4.9 -2.9 -7.0
2013 -3.0 -6.4 -9.3 -5.9 0.0 -4.3 -2.8 -5.5
Source: OECD Economic Outlook, No. 95 (May 2014).
(1) G7 average excludes France from 1970 to 1977 and Germany from 1970 to 1990.
Table 54
G-7 general government net financial liabilities
National Accounts basis
(per cent of GDP)
Year Canada United
States
Japan United
Kingdom
Germany France Italy G-7
average(1)
1970 13.4 32.2 - 47.2 - 0.9 31.3 29.4
1971 12.2 32.5 -9.0 46.3 - 1.0 35.1 23.4
1972 11.2 30.8 -8.4 41.4 - 2.2 40.1 22.5
1973 8.4 27.7 -7.9 38.0 - 1.2 41.4 20.5
1974 6.0 26.7 -7.2 34.7 - 0.2 38.8 19.4
1975 9.2 29.7 -3.9 32.8 - 0.9 47.4 22.1
1976 10.2 30.0 0.0 32.1 - -0.6 48.1 22.9
1977 11.1 29.0 3.6 36.7 - -1.2 47.8 23.3
1978 13.0 27.0 9.3 32.6 - 0.0 49.9 23.3
1979 14.5 24.7 12.9 29.2 - -1.8 48.9 22.3
1980 15.3 25.0 15.1 29.8 - -4.5 45.4 22.3
1981 14.3 24.8 18.9 23.9 - -0.2 49.2 23.1
1982 20.3 28.8 23.3 29.5 - 1.7 53.0 27.1
1983 27.1 32.1 28.1 30.0 - 4.2 62.5 31.1
1984 31.3 33.3 30.4 25.3 - 7.1 66.2 32.6
1985 37.4 36.2 30.7 26.0 - 10.1 72.6 35.3
1986 42.0 39.7 32.8 26.0 - 12.9 77.3 38.4
1987 41.6 41.8 26.4 6.6 - 13.8 81.9 37.2
1988 40.5 42.8 21.8 -0.1 - 15.6 84.7 36.5
1989 43.7 42.8 15.0 -5.0 - 16.3 79.3 34.5
1990 47.3 44.0 12.7 -3.6 - 18.2 82.1 35.2
1991 56.0 47.6 10.9 -1.4 19.6 19.5 85.8 35.5
1992 61.6 50.9 13.1 6.6 23.9 21.2 92.7 39.4
1993 71.2 53.3 16.4 17.1 27.4 28.3 100.0 43.6
1994 71.9 52.7 18.8 19.3 28.5 29.6 103.9 44.6
1995 74.4 52.1 22.9 25.8 28.7 37.4 98.4 45.8
1996 78.9 50.3 28.1 27.4 31.7 41.9 104.0 47.2
1997 72.8 47.3 34.1 29.2 31.6 42.4 104.1 46.8
1998 69.9 43.5 44.7 31.4 35.8 43.7 106.4 47.6
1999 58.1 38.9 52.4 28.3 34.6 36.1 100.5 44.7
2000 49.4 34.2 58.8 23.9 33.9 37.4 94.9 42.3
2001 47.8 33.5 65.5 20.5 36.2 39.7 95.8 43.2
2002 48.5 36.1 74.5 21.4 40.4 44.4 95.2 46.5
2003 43.2 39.5 77.6 21.6 43.4 46.5 92.3 48.5
2004 39.0 46.7 82.4 23.6 47.5 47.5 92.0 53.0
2005 34.2 46.1 82.2 24.6 49.7 45.4 93.3 52.6
2006 29.8 44.6 81.0 25.1 47.9 39.3 94.2 50.9
2007 27.0 44.3 80.5 26.2 42.6 35.7 90.8 49.7
2008 28.9 50.3 95.3 31.0 44.6 45.9 93.6 56.3
2009 34.6 61.9 106.2 43.0 49.0 52.2 104.8 66.4
2010 37.4 69.5 113.1 52.5 49.5 57.5 103.5 72.4
2011 42.5 76.1 127.3 66.5 50.5 62.3 97.8 78.7
2012 43.6 80.0 129.5 66.1 50.5 70.3 113.2 82.6
2013 40.4 81.2 137.5 65.4 49.1 73.6 116.5 84.3
Source: OECD Economic Outlook, No. 93 (May 2013).
(1) G7 average excludes Germany from 1970 to 1990.
Table 55
G-7 general government gross financial liabilities
National Accounts basis
(per cent of GDP)
Year Canada United
States
Japan United
Kingdom
Germany France Italy G-7
average(1)
1970 54.8 44.8 - 69.5 - 40.6 55.0 48.8
1971 55.9 45.4 12.1 71.9 - 38.0 59.2 43.5
1972 54.1 43.9 16.1 63.2 - 35.6 65.6 42.6
1973 48.5 41.2 15.6 58.3 - 32.8 70.1 40.6
1974 46.3 40.1 12.2 54.5 - 30.7 69.7 38.9
1975 45.7 43.3 19.4 53.8 - 31.0 82.0 42.6
1976 44.1 43.5 26.1 51.8 - 29.4 81.8 43.5
1977 45.6 42.4 31.3 58.3 - 28.9 85.3 44.7
1978 48.5 41.4 39.6 51.9 - 30.0 90.4 45.6
1979 45.7 40.2 44.0 49.4 - 30.2 89.1 45.4
1980 46.1 40.8 48.2 48.7 - 29.8 86.4 46.2
1981 47.5 40.0 54.0 46.5 - 28.9 90.8 47.0
1982 53.2 44.7 60.0 50.8 - 32.8 94.6 51.9
1983 59.0 47.6 66.3 50.5 - 33.8 79.1 53.4
1984 62.3 49.2 68.5 50.5 - 35.5 82.0 55.2
1985 67.5 53.8 70.9 49.2 - 37.1 88.5 58.9
1986 71.8 57.2 76.7 48.6 - 37.9 92.4 62.3
1987 72.3 59.0 78.5 47.7 - 39.4 96.1 63.9
1988 72.0 59.5 74.3 41.6 - 39.1 98.3 63.1
1989 73.3 59.7 68.1 35.8 - 39.0 95.1 61.3
1990 76.6 61.3 65.3 33.3 - 38.6 97.1 61.7
1991 86.5 65.9 64.6 33.9 37.8 39.5 99.9 61.7
1992 91.3 68.2 69.0 40.0 40.9 43.8 106.3 65.3
1993 102.7 69.7 75.4 49.5 46.2 50.8 115.6 70.0
1994 101.4 68.9 80.1 47.5 46.6 60.1 120.3 71.3
1995 103.9 68.4 88.2 52.0 55.7 62.6 121.9 74.2
1996 109.4 67.6 95.1 51.7 58.8 66.4 128.1 76.2
1997 103.1 65.3 101.7 51.8 60.4 68.9 129.6 76.3
1998 101.6 62.1 113.8 52.7 62.3 72.8 131.8 77.2
1999 92.2 58.6 127.9 47.9 61.8 69.0 125.7 75.8
2000 84.2 52.7 136.1 45.8 60.8 67.8 120.8 73.2
2001 85.7 52.7 144.4 41.0 60.1 67.1 120.1 73.9
2002 84.8 55.1 153.5 41.7 62.5 70.7 118.8 76.6
2003 80.3 58.3 158.3 42.0 65.9 75.2 116.3 79.0
2004 76.5 65.2 166.3 44.2 69.3 77.2 116.8 83.9
2005 75.8 64.6 169.5 46.4 71.8 79.0 119.4 84.5
2006 74.9 63.4 166.8 46.0 69.8 73.9 121.2 82.7
2007 70.4 63.8 162.4 46.9 65.6 73.0 116.5 81.5
2008 74.7 72.6 171.1 57.3 69.9 79.3 118.9 89.0
2009 87.4 85.8 188.7 72.1 77.5 91.4 132.4 102.0
2010 89.5 94.6 193.3 81.7 86.2 95.7 131.1 109.2
2011 93.6 98.8 209.5 97.1 85.8 99.3 124.0 114.2
2012 96.1 102.1 216.5 101.6 88.5 109.3 142.2 119.5
2013 93.6 104.3 224.6 99.3 85.9 112.6 145.5 121.4
Source: OECD Economic Outlook, No. 95 (May 2014).
(1) G-7 average excludes Germany from 1970 to 1990 and Japan in 1970.

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