Qatar Government Budget

Qatar recorded a Government Budget surplus equal to 13.40 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Qatar is reported by the Qatar Central Bank. From 2002 until 2012, Qatar Government Budget averaged 9.5 Percent of GDP reaching an all time high of 16.4 Percent of GDP in December of 2004 and a record low of 3.9 Percent of GDP in December of 2003. 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 - Qatar Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-17

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
11.80 7.70 16.40 3.90 10.95 | 2013/12 2002 - 2012 Percent of GDP Yearly

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Qatar Government Budget
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Budget 11.80 2012-12-31 7.70 16.40 3.90 10.95 2013-12-31 Percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value 82583.00 2012-06-29 48162.00 82583.00 -6695.00 85221.50 2012-12-31 QAR Million [+]
Government Spending 146388.00 2012-06-29 123792.00 146388.00 1942.00 148369.78 2012-12-31 QAR Million [+]
Government Debt To GDP 29.50 2012-12-31 31.40 65.50 8.00 28.45 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Credit Rating 87.36 [+]
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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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