Brazil: Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

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 Brazil

Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

 Latest value -4.42
 Reference 2021
 Measure percent
 Source Central Bank of Brazil

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1996 to 2021. The average value for Brazil during that period was -5.09 percent with a minimum of -13.6 percent in 2020 and a maximum of -1.53 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2021 is -4.42 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 128 countries is -4.41 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: The fiscal (budget) balance is the difference between government revenue and government expenditure. We express the value as percent of GDP to relate it to the size of the economy.
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