Global Property Guide

Financial Information for the Residential Property Buyer


Taxes on Residents (Average Rate) - Germany Compared to Europe

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Iceland 6.03%
Romania 5.40%
Moldova 4.33%
Malta 4.29%
Bulgaria 4.20%
Ireland 4.15%
Croatia 3.82%
Albania 3.53%
Lithuania 3.51%
Serbia 3.32%
Spain 3.26%
Slovak Rep. 3.19%
Slovenia 3.08%
Latvia 2.84%
Poland 2.74%
Ukraine 2.73%
Cyprus 2.68%
Czech Rep. 2.44%
Montenegro 2.40%
Macedonia 2.30%
Hungary 2.22%
Bosnia & H. 2.22%
Estonia 2.18%
Turkey 1.80%
Luxembourg 1.79%
Portugal 1.76%
Sweden 1.69%
Netherlands 1.65%
Finland 1.64%
Italy 1.10%
UK 0.97%
Germany 0.86%
Denmark 0.83%
France 0.78%
Greece 0.70%
Belgium 0.53%
Switzerland 0.31%
Austria 0.20%
Norway 0.18%
Russia -0.21%
Belarus -2.82%

Germany: Taxes on residents

The percentage of gross earnings given up in tax, including any social security contributions. Calculated for a single worker without children, earning 100 % of the average wage, for selected OECD countries.

Source: OECD Tax Database


Germany's house price statistics are of moderate quality. The best source of house price time-series is the monthly hedonic house price index from Europace and the annual house price statistics from the European Central Bank. General economic data can be extracted from the Federal Statistical Office and the Bundesbank, see their Statistics | Time Series Database.