United States (US, USA or America) General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) Statistics

19, Mar 2019, EDT.

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Economic Indicator: General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) › See all United States 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: US Dollar
Currency Symbol: US$

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: BEA and IMF's Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (revenue, expenditure, and net lending); Flow of Funds (debt) Latest actual data: 2014 Notes: Revenue, expenditure, and net lending data are compiled according to the GFSM2001 methodology. Due to data limitations, most series begin 2001. Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the January 2016 Congressional Budget Office baseline adjusted for the IMF staff?s policy and macroeconomic assumptions. The baseline incorporates the key provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, including a partial rollback of the Sequester spending cuts in fiscal year 2016. In fiscal years 2017 through 2021, the IMF staff assumes that the sequester cuts will continue to be partially replaced, in proportions similar to those already imp

General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) Statistics for United States (US, USA or America), Year 2015 - In Detail

General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for United States is US$ -555.941 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 United States was US$ -617.16 Billion General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for United States in 2015 was or will be 9.92% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for United States was or will be US$ -631.11 Billion, which is 13.52% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for United States, in other Years
Year Billion
  2021 -888.813
  2020 -822.697
  2019 -791.865
  2018 -693.821
  2017 -660.078
  2016 -631.108
2015 -555.941
  2014 -617.161
  2013 -679.19
  2012 -1,020.63
  2011 -1,296.76
  2010 -1,468.76
  2009 -1,151.90
  2008 -867.809
  2007 -567.425
  2006 -428.798
  2005 -492.659
  2004 -564.562
  2003 -533.567
  2002 -390.118
  2001 -145.223
  2000 n/a
  1999 n/a
  1998 n/a
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