India Government Budget

India recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 4.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012/13 fiscal year. Government Budget in India is reported by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Government Budget in India averaged -3.84 Percent of GDP from 1991 until 2013, reaching an all time high of -2.04 Percent of GDP in 1997 and a record low of -7.80 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 - India Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-4.90 -5.80 -2.04 -7.80 -4.77 | 2013/12 1991 - 2013 Percent of GDP Yearly

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Government Debt To GDP 67.57 2012-12-31 68.05 84.30 67.57 66.80 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Government Budget Value -5992.99 2014-02-28 -5328.42 -94.06 -5992.99 -3558.83 2014-06-30 INR Billion [+]
Government Spending 1907.13 2013-11-15 1503.10 1907.13 735.82 1889.28 2014-03-31 INR Billion [+]
Credit Rating 47.12 [+]
Government Budget -4.90 2013-03-31 -5.80 -2.04 -7.80 -4.77 2013-12-31 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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