Egypt: Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

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 Egypt

Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

 Latest value -6.1
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2002 - 2022
 Average -9.28
 Min - Max -13.7 - -6.1
 Source Ministry of Finance, Egypt
For that indicator, we provide data for Egypt from 2002 to 2022. The average value for Egypt during that period was -9.28 percent with a minimum of -13.7 percent in 2013 and a maximum of -6.1 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is -6.1 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 149 countries is -2.63 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Egypt - Fiscal balance, percent of GDP - recent values

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Egypt - Fiscal balance, percent of GDP - historical chart - 2002-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 7.27 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 34.65 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -6.10 2022 percent
 Government debt 92.68 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 161.98 Q3/2022 billion
 Tax revenue 12.52 2015 percent
 Commercial tax rate 44.40 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 370 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 27 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 26.11 2015 percent
 Taxes on international trade 4.06 2015 percent
 Income and profits taxes 24.11 2015 percent
 Foreign aid 8,240.03 2021 million U.S. dollars
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