Sri Lanka Government Budget

Sri Lanka recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 5.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Sri Lanka is reported by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Government Budget in Sri Lanka averaged -7.78 Percent of GDP from 1990 until 2013, reaching an all time high of -5.90 Percent of GDP in 2013 and a record low of -10.20 Percent of GDP in 2001. 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 - Sri Lanka Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-5.90 -6.40 -5.90 -10.20 -5.86 | 2014/12 1990 - 2013 Percent of GDP Yearly

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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Debt To GDP 78.30 2013-12-31 79.10 103.20 78.30 78.29 2014-12-31 Percent [+]
Credit Rating 37.50 [+]
Government Budget -5.90 2013-12-31 -6.40 -5.90 -10.20 -5.86 2014-12-31 Percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value 37609.00 2012-12-15 -27916.00 37609.00 -114949.00 -97783.00 2013-01-31 LKR Million [+]
Government Spending 1137291.00 2013-06-30 1021443.00 1137291.00 440.00 1144294.55 2013-12-31 LKR Million [+]
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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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