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Fiscal balance, percent of GDP, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 8 countries was -3.36 percent. The highest value was in Chile: 1.36 percent and the lowest value was in Bolivia: -7.12 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2023. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

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Countries Fiscal balance, percent of GDP, 2022 Global rank Available data
Chile 1.36 1 -
Ecuador -0.22 2 -
Peru -1.7 3 -
Uruguay -3.39 4 -
Brazil -4.57 5 -
Argentina -4.74 6 -
Colombia -6.51 7 -
Bolivia -7.12 8 -



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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