Burundi: Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

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Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

 Latest value -5.30
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2018 - 2023
 Average -4.75
 Min - Max -7.80 - -2.90
 Source African Development Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Burundi from 2018 to 2023. The average value for Burundi during that period was -4.75 percent with a minimum of -7.8 percent in 2020 and a maximum of -2.9 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2023 is -5.3 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 112 countries is -3.16 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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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 30.98 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.81 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.30 2023 percent
 Government debt 57.90 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 13.60 1999 percent
 Commercial tax rate 41.20 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 232 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 24 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 37.99 1999 percent
 Taxes on international trade 17.42 1999 percent
 Income and profits taxes 18.15 1999 percent
 Foreign aid 590.43 2021 million U.S. dollars
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