Graph of the Day for June 2, 2010

"Brazil has the highest tax-to-GDP rate in the Western Hemisphere and guess what - they're growing like crazy."  Hillary Clinton, May 2008.


Data source:  Google (based on World Bank data).


Hoven's Index for June 2, 2010


Growth in GDP (market prices based on constant local currency) from 1990 to 2008:

Panama:  189%

Chile:  168%

Costa Rica:  154%

Peru:  121%

Argentina:  111%

Brazil:  63%

Tax revenue as percent of GDP (most recent year):

Panama:  10.7%

Chile:  18.9%

Costa Rica:  15.2%

Peru:  15.7%

Argentina:  24.5%

Brazil:  35.3%

Sources:  Google (based on World Bank data) and Heritage Foundation's 2010 Index of Economic Freedom (use the "Find Your Country" search and look at fiscal data)


Graph of the Day Archive.

"Brazil has the highest tax-to-GDP rate in the Western Hemisphere and guess what - they're growing like crazy."  Hillary Clinton, May 2008.


Data source:  Google (based on World Bank data).


Hoven's Index for June 2, 2010


Growth in GDP (market prices based on constant local currency) from 1990 to 2008:

Panama:  189%

Chile:  168%

Costa Rica:  154%

Peru:  121%

Argentina:  111%

Brazil:  63%

Tax revenue as percent of GDP (most recent year):

Panama:  10.7%

Chile:  18.9%

Costa Rica:  15.2%

Peru:  15.7%

Argentina:  24.5%

Brazil:  35.3%

Sources:  Google (based on World Bank data) and Heritage Foundation's 2010 Index of Economic Freedom (use the "Find Your Country" search and look at fiscal data)


Graph of the Day Archive.

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