Portugal General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) Statistics

20, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Portugal › Change country
Economic Indicator: General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) › See all Portugal 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: National Statistics Office Latest actual data: 2014 Fiscal assumptions: The estimate for 2015 reflects the cash outturn and Jan-Sep execution data on a national accounts basis; the projection for 2016 reflects the authorities? proposed budget and the IMF staff?s macroeconomic forecast. Projections thereafter are based on the assumption of unchanged policies. 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;Other; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. Net debt is net of government deposits Primary domestic currency: Euro Data last updated: 03/2016

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

General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Portugal is EUR -2.75 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 Portugal was EUR -2.08 Billion General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Portugal in 2015 was or will be 32.47% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Portugal was or will be EUR -3.74 Billion, which is 35.82% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Portugal, in other Years
Year Billion
  2021 -5.939
  2020 -5.71
  2019 -5.307
  2018 -5.013
  2017 -4.609
  2016 -3.735
2015 -2.75
  2014 -2.076
  2013 -4.021
  2012 -5.447
  2011 -11.1
  2010 -14.75
  2009 -15.416
  2008 -9.256
  2007 -6.521
  2006 -6.982
  2005 -8.947
  2004 -11.775
  2003 -8.662
  2002 -6.842
  2001 -6.569
  2000 -5.185
  1999 -3.602
  1998 -4.037
  1997 -3.259
  1996 -4.103
  1995 -3.293
  1994 -5.142
  1993 -5.757
  1992 -4.56
  1991 -5.956
  1990 -4.68
  1989 -1.657
  1988 -1.368
  1987 -2.381
  1986 -2.163
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a