Seychelles: Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

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 Seychelles

Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

 Latest value 0.20
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1993 - 2019
 Average -2.33
 Min - Max -14.96 - 10.59
 Source Central Bank of Seychelles
For that indicator, we provide data for the Seychelles from 1993 to 2019. The average value for the Seychelles during that period was -2.33 percent with a minimum of -14.96 percent in 1998 and a maximum of 10.59 percent in 2003. The latest value from 2019 is 0.2 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 188 countries is -1.44 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Seychelles - Fiscal balance, percent of GDP - Recent values chart

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Seychelles - Fiscal balance, percent of GDP - historical chart - 1993-2019




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 26.67 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.42 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP 0.20 2019 percent
 Government debt 65.00 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 1.50 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 30.58 2020 percent
 Commercial tax rate 30.10 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 85 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 29 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 47.34 2020 percent
 Taxes on international trade 3.44 2020 percent
 Income and profits taxes 31.48 2020 percent
 Foreign aid 0.05 2021 million U.S. dollars
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