Euro Area Government Budget 1995-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Euro Area recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 2.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in the Euro Area averaged -2.94 Percent of GDP from 1995 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 0 Percent of GDP in 2000 and a record low of -6.40 Percent of GDP in 2009. Government Budget in the Euro Area is reported by the Eurostat.

   
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Euro Area Government Budget


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.90 -3.60 0.00 -6.40 1995 - 2013 percent of GDP Yearly
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 - Euro Area Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Euro Area Government Budget - was last refreshed on Sunday, November 23, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-04-22 10:00 AM
General government budget  2012
-3.7% -4.2% -3.5%


Euro Area Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Budget -2.90 -3.60 0.00 -6.40 percent of GDP [+]
Government Debt to GDP 90.90 89.00 90.90 66.20 percent [+]
Government Spending 405.78 397.56 422.27 292.64 EUR Billion [+]
Government Spending to GDP 49.40 49.50 53.00 46.00 percent [+]
Credit Rating 13.59 [+]