Tanzania: Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

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 Tanzania

Fiscal balance, percent of GDP

 Latest value -3.40
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2018 - 2022
 Average -2.26
 Min - Max -3.80 - -0.80
 Source African Development Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Tanzania from 2018 to 2022. The average value for Tanzania during that period was -2.26 percent with a minimum of -3.8 percent in 2021 and a maximum of -0.8 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is -3.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 155 countries is -2.43 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 8.31 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 6.29 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -3.40 2022 percent
 Government debt 44.88 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 11.70 2018 percent
 Commercial tax rate 43.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 207 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 59 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 43.01 2018 percent
 Taxes on international trade 6.74 2018 percent
 Income and profits taxes 26.32 2018 percent
 Foreign aid 2,567.55 2021 million U.S. dollars
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