Gabon: Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

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 Gabon

Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

 Latest value -0.10
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2023
 Average 1.71
 Min - Max -13.11 - 11.13
 Source African Development Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Gabon from 1990 to 2023. The average value for Gabon during that period was 1.71 percent with a minimum of -13.11 percent in 1998 and a maximum of 11.13 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2023 is -0.1 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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Gabon - Fiscal balance, percent of GDP - historical chart - 1990-2023




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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 Government spending, percent of GDP 10.48 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 2.39 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -0.10 2023 percent
 Government debt 63.65 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 11.48 2019 percent
 Commercial tax rate 47.10 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 632 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 50 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 10.62 2019 percent
 Taxes on international trade 14.88 2019 percent
 Income and profits taxes 29.40 2019 percent
 Foreign aid 97.06 2021 million U.S. dollars
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