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Taxation: Key Tables from OECD

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2009 Income tax and social security contributions, 2008 2009

Single individual without children at income level of the average worker

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Taxation: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-8510 - © OECD 2009

 Income tax and social security contributions, 2008
 Single individual without children at income level of the average worker
 
 
 
As a percentage of gross wage earnings
USD at current PPPs
Total payment
Income tax
Social security contributions
Gross wage earnings
 
Australia
22.6
 
22.6
 
0.0
 
40 967
 
 
Austria
33.9
 
15.9
 
18.1
 
43 891
 
 
Belgium
42.5
 
28.5
 
14.0
 
45 750
 
 
Canada
23.4
 
16.2
 
7.2
 
35 253
 
 
Czech Republic
23.6
 
11.1
 
12.5
 
19 029
 
 
Denmark
40.9
 
30.3
 
10.6
 
41 486
 
 
Finland
30.0
 
23.8
 
6.2
 
37 006
 
 
France
27.8
 
14.1
 
13.7
 
36 035
 
 
Germany
42.7
 
22.2
 
20.5
 
51 630
 
 
Greece
26.3
 
10.3
 
16.0
 
35 955
 
 
Hungary
38.3
 
21.3
 
17.0
 
16 733
 
 
Iceland
24.5
 
24.3
 
0.2
 
33 288
 
 
Ireland
14.6
 
9.4
 
5.2
 
36 714
 
 
Italy
29.3
 
19.8
 
9.5
 
30 245
 
 
Japan
20.3
 
8.1
 
12.2
 
43 211
 
 
Korea
12.5
 
4.9
 
7.6
 
45 613
 
 
Luxembourg
27.2
 
15.1
 
12.1
 
49 488
 
 
Mexico
5.1
 
3.7
 
1.4
 
10 235
 
 
Netherlands
36.1
 
15.9
 
20.2
 
48 218
 
 
New Zealand
21.2
 
21.2
 
0.0
 
30 005
 
 
Norway
29.7
 
21.9
 
7.8
 
47 535
 
 
Poland
28.6
 
7.1
 
21.5
 
18 227
 
 
Portugal
22.8
 
11.8
 
11.0
 
24 814
 
 
Slovak Republic
22.8
 
9.4
 
13.4
 
15 182
 
 
Spain
19.0
 
12.7
 
6.4
 
30 422
 
 
Sweden
26.7
 
19.7
 
7.0
 
37 607
 
 
Switzerland
21.7
 
10.6
 
11.1
 
46 031
 
 
Turkey
27.5
 
12.5
 
15.0
 
19 112
 
 
United Kingdom
25.6
 
16.4
 
9.2
 
51 272
 
 
United States
24.7
 
17.0
 
7.7
 
40 857
 
 
EU15
29.7
 
17.7
 
12.0
 
40 036
 
 
EU19
29.4
 
16.6
 
12.8
 
35 248
 
 
OECD - Total
26.4
 
15.9
 
10.5
 
35 394
 
Last updated: 10 December 2009
Source: OECD (2009), Taxing wages: Comparative tables, OECD Tax Statistics (database)
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