Japan Government Budget

Japan is expected to record a Government Budget deficit equal to 7.6 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in the fiscal year 2013/14. Government Budget in Japan is reported by the Japan Ministry of Finance. From 1960 until 2012, Japan Government Budget averaged -2.7 Percent of GDP reaching an all time high of 2.6 Percent of GDP in December of 1961 and a record low of -9.2 Percent of GDP in December of 2012. 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 - Japan Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-7.60 -9.20 2.58 -9.20 -9.28 | 2014/06 1960 - 2013 Percent of GDP Yearly

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Government Budget -7.60 2013-12-31 -9.20 2.58 -9.20 -9.28 2014-06-30 Percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -89157.00 2013-11-15 -85948.00 79559.00 -347513.00 -74285.30 2014-03-31 JPY HND Million [+]
Government Spending 103084.90 2013-11-15 102400.40 103084.90 68733.80 103106.39 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Government Debt To GDP 227.20 2013-12-31 218.80 227.20 50.60 227.66 2014-12-31 Percent [+]
Credit Rating 81.68 [+]
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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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