Who's got all the money then?

Source Diário de Notícias 1/11/2007

It won’t come as any great surprise that the good people of Funchal pay more tax per person (or family) than any other region of Madeira. €2,205 euros is the average tax bill in Funchal, which puts it in the top 10 in Portugal, where the national average is €1,753, and the highest average is for Lisbon at €4,540.

49,119 tax bills were issued with the aim of collecting more than €108 million from the Funchal tax payers.

On Porto Santo, each tax contributor paid on average €2,043 in tax.   This puts them in easily in second place collecting in total €6.3 million in tax. 

Other Regions (all below national averages):

Câmara do Lobos €525

Porto Moniz €653

São Vicente  €660

Santana €698

Machico €737

Ribeira Brava €760

Ponta do Sol €882

Calheta €1,079

Santa Cruz €1,548 

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