North Macedonia: Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

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 North Macedonia

Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

 Latest value -5.14
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1998 - 2022
 Average -2.50
 Min - Max -8.05 - 2.37
 Source Ministry of Finance of Republic of North Macedonia
For that indicator, we provide data for North Macedonia from 1998 to 2022. The average value for North Macedonia during that period was -2.5 percent with a minimum of -8.05 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 2.37 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2022 is -5.14 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 159 countries is -2.53 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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 Government spending, percent of GDP 15.77 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 2.48 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.14 2022 percent
 Government debt 49.97 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 33.83 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 17.39 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 13.00 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 119 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 7 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 40.14 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 3.92 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 14.49 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 337.15 2021 million U.S. dollars
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