Costa Rica Government Budget

Costa Rica recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 4.36 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Costa Rica is reported by the Consejo Monetario Centroamericanono. Government Budget in Costa Rica averaged -2.79 Percent of GDP from 1991 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 0.60 Percent of GDP in 2007 and a record low of -5.50 Percent of GDP in 1994. 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 - Costa Rica Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-4.36 -4.14 0.60 -5.50 -3.89 | 2013/12 1991 - 2012 Percent of GDP Yearly

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Costa Rica Government Budget
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Budget -4.36 2012-12-31 -4.14 0.60 -5.50 -3.89 2013-12-31 Percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -325825.10 2014-02-28 -194471.40 166539.98 -1338780.40 -464995.00 2014-03-31 CRC [+]
Government Debt To Gdp 55.45 2013-12-31 50.48 58.68 36.57 58.40 2014-06-30 percent [+]
Government Spending 50118.70 2013-11-15 49767.90 50118.70 28890.00 50685.66 2014-03-31 CRC Million [+]
Credit Rating 50.00 [+]
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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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