Fiscal Balance in Indonesia
Indonesia maintained a cautious fiscal approach from 2013 to 2022, keeping the deficit within statutory limits to support economic stability. Despite challenges such as fluctuating commodity prices and currency volatility, prudent fiscal management prevailed. The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated increased spending, but by 2022, efforts were focused on returning to pre-pandemic fiscal discipline, balancing economic recovery needs with sustainable public finance management.
The fiscal balance of Indonesia averaged -2.9% of GDP in the decade to 2022, above the Asia-Pacific average of -3.6% of GDP. The fiscal balance in Indonesia in 2022 was -2.4% of GDP. For more fiscal balance information, visit our dedicated page.
Indonesia Fiscal Balance Chart
Indonesia Fiscal Balance Data
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