Singapore Government Budget

Singapore recorded a Government Budget surplus equal to 1.30 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Singapore is reported by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. From 1990 until 2012, Singapore Government Budget averaged 9.6 Percent of GDP reaching an all time high of 21.2 Percent of GDP in December of 1994 and a record low of -0.5 Percent of GDP in December of 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 - Singapore Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-17

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
1.30 2.00 21.23 -0.50 1.76 | 2013/12 1990 - 2012 Percent of GDP Yearly

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Credit Rating 98.60 [+]
Government Debt To GDP 97.90 2012-12-31 100.70 103.40 68.10 96.04 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Government Budget Value 1883.70 2014-02-15 1257.20 7708.00 -6644.20 -363.35 2014-03-31 SGD Million [+]
Government Spending 8033.60 2013-11-15 8011.10 8033.60 657.10 8335.44 2014-03-31 SGD Million [+]
Government Budget 1.30 2012-12-31 2.00 21.23 -0.50 1.76 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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