Mauritania recorded a Government Budget surplus equal to 1.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Government Budget in Mauritania averaged -0.63 percent of GDP from 2003 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 27.60 percent of GDP in 2006 and a record low of -11.80 percent of GDP in 2003.

Government Budget in Mauritania is expected to be -0.60 percent of GDP by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Mauritania Government Budget is projected to trend around -0.60 percent of GDP in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Mauritania Government Budget
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Mauritania Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 77.30 78.30 280.45 60.80 percent [+]
Government Budget 1.60 -0.60 27.60 -11.80 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 152.00 144.00 152.00 33.10 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 15.00 [+]

Mauritania Government Budget

Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides - Mauritania Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritania Government Budget - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.60 -0.60 27.60 -11.80 2003 - 2018 percent of GDP Yearly

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