Brazil: Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; Source: Central Bank of Brazil)
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Brazil: Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

, 1996 - 2020: For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1996 to 2020. The average value for Brazil during that period was -5.12 percent with a minimum of -13.7 percent in 2020 and a maximum of -1.53 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2020 is -13.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 134 countries is -7.25 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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