title Budget Balance as a percentage of GDP, EA-18
region Euro area 18 (fixed composition) as of 1 January 2014
unit Percent
unit mult (smallest available) 1
comment The net borrowing (+)/net lending (-) of general government is the difference between the revenue and the expenditure of the general government sector. The general government sector comprises the following sub-sectors: central government, state government, local government, and social security funds. GDP used as a denominator is the gross domestic product at current market prices. Forecast data reflect the latest economic forecasts of the European Commission.
classification not available
frequency years
data available from 1995 - 2016 (The indicated data availability refers to the longest available time series irrespective of its duration.)
last update 2015-02-12 11:35:24
Source AMECO
lag 3 month
release calendar