Bahrain Government Budget

Bahrain recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 4.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Bahrain is reported by the Central Bank of Bahrain. Government Budget in Bahrain averaged -0.91 Percent of GDP from 2000 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 5.10 Percent of GDP in 2005 and a record low of -9.80 Percent of GDP in 2009. 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 - Bahrain Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-4.40 -3.00 5.10 -9.80 1.00 | 2013/12 2000 - 2012 Percent of GDP Yearly

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Bahrain Government Budget
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Debt To GDP 33.90 2012-12-31 28.90 33.90 8.50 26.52 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Government Spending 1639.00 2012-06-29 1480.00 1639.00 579.00 1655.60 2012-12-31 BHD Million [+]
Government Budget -4.40 2012-12-31 -3.00 5.10 -9.80 1.00 2013-12-31 Percent of GDP [+]
Credit Rating 61.25 [+]
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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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Bahrain Inflation Rate at 2.30 Percent  
The inflation rate in Bahrain was recorded at 2.30 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Bahrain is reported by the Central Informatics Organisation - Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain Gold Reserves at 4.67 Tonnes  
Gold Reserves in Bahrain remained unchanged at 4.67 Tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 4.67 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2013. Gold Reserves in Bahrain is reported by the World Gold Council.
Bahrain Balance of Trade at 3058.00 BHD Million  
Bahrain recorded a trade surplus of 3058 BHD Million in 2012. Balance of Trade in Bahrain is reported by the Ministry of Finance, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain Car Registrations at 439.00 Hundreds  
Car Registrations in Bahrain increased to 439 Hundreds in 2012 from 320 Hundreds in 2011. Car Registrations in Bahrain is reported by the Central Bank of Bahrain.
Bahrain Changes in Inventories at 53.00 BHD Million  
Changes in Inventories in Bahrain decreased to 53 BHD Million in 2012 from 68 BHD Million in 2011. Changes in Inventories in Bahrain is reported by the Ministry of Finance - Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 120.90 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (cpi) in Bahrain increased to 120.90 Index Points in February of 2014 from 120.20 Index Points in January of 2014. Consumer Price Index (cpi) in Bahrain is reported by the Central Informatics Organisation - Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain Consumer Spending at 4271.90 BHD Million  
Consumer Spending in Bahrain increased to 4271.90 BHD Million in 2012 from 4243.20 BHD Million in 2011. Consumer Spending in Bahrain is reported by the Ministry of Finance - Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain Current Account at 835.40 BHD Million  
Bahrain recorded a Current Account surplus of 835.40 BHD Million in 2012. Current Account in Bahrain is reported by the Central Bank of Bahrain.
Bahrain Exports at 8593.00 BHD Million  
Exports in Bahrain decreased to 8593 BHD Million in 2012 from 8628 BHD Million in 2011. Exports in Bahrain is reported by the Ministry of Finance, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain GDP Constant Prices at 10746.00 BHD Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Bahrain increased to 10746 BHD Million in 2013 from 10203 BHD Million in 2012. GDP Constant Prices in Bahrain is reported by the Ministry of Finance - Kingdom of Bahrain.
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