Sierra Leone Government Budget

Sierra Leone recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Sierra Leone is reported by the World Bank. Government Budget in Sierra Leone averaged -4.84 percent of GDP from 1999 until 2013, reaching an all time high of -0.98 percent of GDP in 2007 and a record low of -9.47 percent of GDP in 1999. 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 - Sierra Leone Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-1.90 -2.90 -0.98 -9.47 -1.15 | 2014/06 1999 - 2013 percent of GDP Yearly

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Sierra Leone Government Budget
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Credit Rating 15.00 [+]
Government Debt To GDP 28.30 2012-12-31 29.70 247.38 28.30 27.52 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Government Budget -1.90 2013-12-31 -2.90 -0.98 -9.47 -1.15 2014-06-30 percent of GDP [+]
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Government Budget | Notes
A government budget is a legal document that forecasts the government expenditures and revenues for a specific period of time. The period covered by a budget is usually a year, known as a financial or fiscal year, which may or may not correspond with the calendar year. A government budget is often passed by the legislature, and approved by the chief executive or president.


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Sierra Leone Inflation Rate at 8.23 Percent  
The inflation rate in Sierra Leone was recorded at 8.23 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Sierra Leone is reported by the Statistics Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Government Budget at -1.90 percent of GDP  
Sierra Leone recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Sierra Leone is reported by the World Bank.
Sierra Leone GDP Annual Growth Rate at 20.00 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Sierra Leone expanded 20 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Sierra Leone is reported by the Statistics Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Current Account at -1102.09 USD Million  
Sierra Leone recorded a Current Account deficit of 1102.09 USD Million in 2012. Current Account in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Balance of Trade at 71.15 USD Million  
Sierra Leone recorded a trade surplus of 71.15 USD Million in December of 2013. Balance of Trade in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Imports at 118.25 USD Million  
Imports in Sierra Leone decreased to 118.25 USD Million in December of 2013 from 124.46 USD Million in November of 2013. Imports in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Exports at 189.40 USD Million  
Exports in Sierra Leone decreased to 189.40 USD Million in December of 2013 from 219.53 USD Million in November of 2013. Exports in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Current Account to GDP at -44.00 Percent  
Sierra Leone recorded a Current Account deficit of 44 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Government Debt To GDP at 28.30 Percent  
Sierra Leone recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 28.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Corporate Tax Rate at 30.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Sierra Leone stands at 30 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Sierra Leone is reported by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.
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