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Fiscal balance, percent of GDP, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 157 countries was -1.64 percent.The highest value was in Libya: 25.3 percent and the lowest value was in Djibouti: -14.1 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: Ministry of Finance
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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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