Japan General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) Statistics

22, Mar 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Japan › Change country
Economic Indicator: General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) › See all Japan indicators, › See General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Yen
Currency Symbol: JPY

Data are on a national income accounts basis. The structural budget position is defined as the actual budget deficit (or surplus) less the effects of cyclical deviations of output from potential output. Because of the margin of uncertainty that attaches to estimates of cyclical gaps and to tax and expenditure elasticities with respect to national income, indicators of structural budget positions should be interpreted as broad orders of magnitude. Source: Cabinet Office of Japan via Haver database. Latest actual data: 2014. Authorities release fiscal data with a 10 month delay. Fiscal assumptions: The projections include fiscal measures already announced by the government, including the consumption tax increase with a reduced rate in April 2017, earthquake reconstruction spending, and stimulus packages. Start/end months of reporting year: January/December GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001 Basis of recording: Accrual General government includes: Central Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;. Government in Japan consists of 3 layers: central, prefectural, and municipal. The latter two government levels are covered under local government. There is no government at the state level in Japan. V

General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) Statistics for Japan , Year 2015 - In Detail

General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Japan is JPY -24,615.65 Billion. Data are on a national income accounts basis. The structural budget position is defined as the actual budget deficit (or surplus) less the effects of cyclical deviations of output from potential output. Because of the margin of uncertainty that attaches to estimates of cyclical gaps and to tax and expenditure elasticities with respect to national income, indicators of structural budget positions should be interpreted as broad orders of magnitude.

In the previous year, 2014, General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Japan was JPY -28,474.38 Billion General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Japan in 2015 was or will be 13.55% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Japan was or will be JPY -23,059.24 Billion, which is 6.32% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Japan, in other Years
Year Billion
  2021 -16,536.55
  2020 -15,899.88
  2019 -15,596.44
  2018 -15,625.07
  2017 -18,073.02
  2016 -23,059.24
2015 -24,615.65
  2014 -28,474.38
  2013 -39,815.76
  2012 -38,334.09
  2011 -41,307.15
  2010 -39,363.02
  2009 -37,834.16
  2008 -18,175.04
  2007 -11,571.95
  2006 -18,489.19
  2005 -23,891.82
  2004 -29,711.06
  2003 -37,781.83
  2002 -36,969.38
  2001 -29,644.19
  2000 -37,939.01
  1999 -34,310.38
  1998 -23,546.64
  1997 -21,269.83
  1996 -26,114.56
  1995 -23,342.14
  1994 -17,639.25
  1993 n/a
  1992 n/a
  1991 n/a
  1990 n/a
  1989 n/a
  1988 n/a
  1987 n/a
  1986 n/a
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a