Press release: 12.385-225/20

Total wage tax revenue for 2019 rose by 4.6%, gross earnings increased by 4.4%

Vienna, 2020-12-02 – A total of 7 155 815 taxpayers were registered in 2019, 4 681 056 of whom were employees and 2 474 759 were pensioners. As further reported by Statistics Austria, the number of taxpayers increased by 1.3% compared to 2018. Gross earnings grew by 4.4% to a volume of €212.3 billion and total wage tax revenue increased by 4.6% to €29.4 billion.

For more detailed information please refer to the German version or to the publication "Statistik der Lohnsteuer (Wage tax statistics) 2019" (available in German only).