Belgium General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) Statistics

23, Oct 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Belgium › Change country
Economic Indicator: General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) › See all Belgium 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: Euro
Currency Symbol: EUR

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: Central Bank Latest actual data: 2014 Fiscal assumptions: Projections reflect IMF staff?s assessment of policies and measures laid out in the 2016 budget and 2015-18 stability program, incorporated into the IMF staff?s macroeconomic framework. Start/end months of reporting year: January/December GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. ESA 2010 data definitions Basis of recording: Accrual General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;Other; Valuation of public debt: Face value Primary domestic currency: Euro Data last updated: 03/2016

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

General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Belgium is EUR -9.624 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 Belgium was EUR -11.74 Billion General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Belgium in 2015 was or will be 18.04% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Belgium was or will be EUR -10.20 Billion, which is 5.93% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Belgium, in other Years
Year Billion
  2021 -9.632
  2020 -9.255
  2019 -9.381
  2018 -7.781
  2017 -8.518
  2016 -10.195
2015 -9.624
  2014 -11.743
  2013 -11.482
  2012 -14.161
  2011 -15.906
  2010 -14.409
  2009 -14.374
  2008 -6.229
  2007 -2.679
  2006 -2.208
  2005 -1.431
  2004 -2.914
  2003 -2.719
  2002 0.117
  2001 0.009
  2000 -2.118
  1999 -1.761
  1998 -1.35
  1997 -4.299
  1996 -6.696
  1995 -8.302
  1994 -9.236
  1993 -12.478
  1992 -16.454
  1991 -15.189
  1990 -13.69
  1989 -11.917
  1988 -10.38
  1987 -10.42
  1986 -12.837
  1985 -12.432
  1984 -12.598
  1983 -15.77
  1982 -12.337
  1981 -14.426
  1980 n/a