The French budget deficit increased to EUR 87.1 billion in January-September of 2018 from EUR 76.3 billion in the corresponding period of 2017. Government spending rose 1.1 percent to EUR 291 billion from EUR 287.9 billion a year ago, while revenues decreased 2.7 percent to EUR 231.9 billion from EUR 238.3 billion. Meantime, the Treasury special accounts, which track the balance of inflows and outflows for targeted revenues and outlays, for example receipts from local government, posted a EUR 28.0 billion deficit in the first nine months of the year, compared to a EUR 26.6 billion gap in the same period of the previous year. Government Budget Value in France averaged -48.34 EUR Billion from 1994 until 2018, reaching an all time high of -4.21 EUR Billion in January of 2000 and a record low of -148.80 EUR Billion in December of 2010.

Government Budget Value in France is expected to be -67.00 EUR Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Government Budget Value in France to stand at -73.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Government Budget Value is projected to trend around -62.00 EUR Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-07 06:45 AM Budget Balance €-82.8B €-58.9B €-80.6B
2018-10-05 06:45 AM Budget Balance €-97.3B €-82.8B €-90.8B
2018-11-02 07:45 AM Budget Balance €-87.1B €-97.3B € -74B
2018-12-04 07:45 AM Budget Balance €-87.1B €-75.2B


France Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 97.00 96.60 97.00 20.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -2.60 -3.40 1.50 -7.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -87.10 -97.30 -4.21 -148.80 EUR Billion [+]
Government Spending 135951.00 135621.00 135951.00 16868.00 EUR Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 56.50 56.60 57.20 45.10 percent [+]
Government Revenues 231.88 197.70 313.59 13.00 EUR Billion [+]
Government Debt 2299.80 2255.30 2299.80 683.50 EUR Billion [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 291.01 263.69 425.69 16.73 EUR Billion [+]
Military Expenditure 56287.40 57358.41 58469.62 15301.57 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 89.53 [+]
Asylum Applications 8620.00 8695.00 8935.00 2815.00 persons [+]


France Government Budget Value

The government budget balance is the difference between government revenues and expenses, including the treasure special component. The budget is balanced when outlays equal to receipts, the country reports budget surplus when revenues are higher than expenses and deficit when expenses exceed the revenues. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Government Budget Value - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Government Budget Value - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-87.10 -97.30 -4.21 -148.80 1994 - 2018 EUR Billion Monthly
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Germany 36.06 Jun/18
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Spain -13245.00 Sep/18
Switzerland 1373.00 Dec/18
Turkey -5692472.00 Sep/18
United Kingdom -1174.00 Sep/18
United States -100000.00 Oct/18


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