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Net tax ratio

The net tax ratio is obtained by deducting income transfers received by the private sector from general government and this is proportioned to the GDP for the same period.

In this context, income transfers include

- public transfers like social security benefits and subsidies,
- investment grants and other capital transfers,
- subsidies on products and other public subsidies such as import, energy and agricultural subsidies.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

The net tax ratio expresses the tax ratio minus the proportion of GDP consisting of general government subsidy payments to the private sector and of income and capital transfers (except so called voluntary social benefits in kind).



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1900 - 19 September 2019

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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