Do you know what the rate of tax is around Europe?
If you do, well done you, but if you don't, all is forgiven.
Here's a nice infographic which is a great starter for ten from the European Parliament.
The values in orange are for direct taxes, such as income or property, whereas the grey values are for rates of consumption-related taxes, such as VAT or fuel duty.
Here's what that looks like, ranked:
Interestingly, Denmark collects a much higher amount of tax from indirect taxes than most countries. As a result, the country also collects the most tax (nearly 50 per cent) as a proportion of gross domestic product.
Western European countries generally see higher revenues in indirect taxes, while eastern European countries see the opposite.