Lebanon General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) Statistics

19, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Lebanon › Change country
Economic Indicator: General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) › See all Lebanon 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: Lebanese Pound
Currency Symbol: LBP

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: Ministry of Finance or Treasury Latest actual data: 2014 Fiscal assumptions: Revenue projections are made based on the macroeconomic assumptions and revenue buoyancy of various taxes (as measures by elasticity measures and staff's understanding of the authorities' tax policy measures). On the spending side, projections reflect the authorities' projections, with a few deviations to take into account key macroeconomic assumptions (e.g., WEO oil price for subsidies to the electricity company). Monetary projections are based on key assumptions on deposits growth, dollarization and credit to private sector. Start/end months of reporting year: January/December GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. GFSM 2001 has been adopted but should be refined. Budgetary ex

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

General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Lebanon is LBP -9,093.21 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 Lebanon was LBP -9,862.35 Billion General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Lebanon in 2015 was or will be 7.80% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Lebanon was or will be LBP -10,591.06 Billion, which is 16.47% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Lebanon, in other Years
Year Billion
  2021 -14,006.81
  2020 -12,790.13
  2019 -11,428.22
  2018 -10,427.66
  2017 -9,799.29
  2016 -10,591.06
2015 -9,093.21
  2014 -9,862.35
  2013 -9,628.35
  2012 -11,316.53
  2011 -7,428.48
  2010 -7,081.03
  2009 -7,928.38
  2008 -7,300.82
  2007 -6,993.54
  2006 -6,272.33
  2005 -4,581.58
  2004 -4,511.47
  2003 -5,407.46
  2002 -4,364.37
  2001 -4,669.74
  2000 -5,981.52
  1999 n/a
  1998 n/a
  1997 n/a
  1996 n/a
  1995 n/a
  1994 n/a
  1993 n/a
  1992 n/a
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  1980 n/a