Taxation Revenue, Australia

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Statistics about taxation revenue collected by the various levels of government in Australia

Reference period
2022-23 financial year

Key statistics

In the year 2022-23 across all levels of government, total taxation revenue was:

  • $755.8 billion
  • $72.7 billion (10.6%) higher than 2021-22
  • 29.5% as a percentage of GDP.

Unless indicated, all figures presented in this publication are current prices, original series.

Content published as web tables in previous Taxation Revenue, Australia releases are available in the Key tables section of Data downloads below.

Included in the Government Finance Statistics, Annual, 2022-23 publication is an Insights into Government Finance Statistics, Annual, 2022-23 which provides additional analysis related to taxation revenue.

Taxation revenue

All Australia total taxation revenue continued to grow, reaching $755.8b in 2022-23 (up 10.6%), while taxation revenue as a percentage of GDP was 29.5%. Positive annual growth was recorded for all levels of government.

  1. using the GDP annual, current prices series as published in Table 36 in the December quarter 2023 issue in Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product.
Total taxation revenue, by level of government and jurisdiction
  2019-202020-212021-222022-232021-22 to
  $m$m$m$m% change
Commonwealth government447,687481,032550,635618,22712.3
 Less intergovernmental taxes1115261-96.2
 Tax revenue net of intergovernmental taxes447,676481,017550,609618,22612.3
State government 
 New South Wales30,80034,11539,50640,2271.8
 South Australia4,5834,9655,6956,0325.9
 Western Australia9,0119,98011,58412,3276.4
 Northern Territory489530741715-3.5
 Australian Capital Territory1,9492,0592,4242,5876.7
 Less intergovernmental taxes1,0731,1029221,15425.2
 Tax revenue net of intergovernmental taxes84,52592,029111,606115,7873.7
Local government 
 New South Wales5,0215,1935,3625,5503.5
 South Australia1,6611,6961,7491,8274.5
 Western Australia2,5042,5172,6142,7585.5
 Northern Territory1441461511584.6
 Less intergovernmental taxes29302928-3.4
 Tax revenue net of intergovernmental taxes19,54920,05920,85921,7944.5
Total all levels of government551,751593,105683,074755,80710.6
Taxation revenue per capita, by level of government and jurisdiction (b)
  2019-202020-212021-222022-232021-22 to
  $$$$% change
State and local government 
 New South Wales4,4094,8375,5335,529-0.1
 South Australia3,5103,7124,1234,2813.8
 Western Australia4,2734,5725,1305,3153.6
 Northern Territory2,5712,7283,5953,477-3.3
 Australian Capital Territory4,4274,6005,3555,6104.8
Commonwealth government17,54218,76821,36623,49610.0
All levels of government21,62023,14026,50528,7258.4


b. Estimated resident population data used in this table is at 31 December of the relevant financial year, sourced from National, state and territory population, September Quarter 2023 (previously used cat. no. 3101.0). Details of the calculation are in "Taxation per capita" section of the methodology.


Revisions and changes


Divergences with government fiscal reporting

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Data downloads

The Key Tables data download was temporarily removed on 9 May 2024 to correct data in Table 4 Taxation revenue per capita.

Table 1-10, Taxation Revenue, Australia

Related releases

Government Finance Statistics, Annual

Statistics about finances of the general government and public corporation sectors for the various levels of government in Australia.

The 2022-23 issue of Government Finance Statistics, Annual was published on 23 April 2024.

Post release changes

09/05/2024 - The Key Tables data download was temporarily removed on 9 May 2024 to correct data in Table 4 Taxation revenue per capita.

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