France's government budget deficit increased to EUR 92.84 billion in 2019 from EUR 76.00 billion in the corresponding month of the previous year. Government revenues dropped 4.1 percent to EUR 301.07 billion while spending went up 1.9 percent to EUR 397.98 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 4.08 billion surplus, compared to EUR 0.82 billion in 2018.

Government Budget Value in France averaged -50.01 EUR Billion from 1994 until 2019, 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. 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. source: Ministere de l'Économie, des Finances, de l'Action et des Comptes publics, France

Government Budget Value in France is expected to be -32.00 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 -62.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Government Budget Value is projected to trend around -65.00 EUR Billion in 2021 and -80.00 EUR Billion in 2022, according to our econometric models.


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France Government Budget Value

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-92.84 -113.93 -4.21 -148.80 1994 - 2019 EUR Billion Monthly
Current Prices, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-05 07:45 AM Sep €-109B €-123.1B € -64B
2019-12-03 07:45 AM Oct €-108B €-109B €-107B
2020-01-17 07:45 AM Nov €-113.9B €-107.7B €-98B
2020-02-04 07:45 AM Dec €-92.8B €-113.9B €-65B
2020-03-03 07:45 AM Jan €-92.8B €-22B
2020-03-30 07:45 AM Feb €-44B
2020-04-30 06:45 AM Mar € -32B
2020-06-04 06:45 AM Apr €-58B


News Stream
French Budget Deficit Widens in 2019
France's government budget deficit increased to EUR 92.84 billion in 2019 from EUR 76.00 billion in the corresponding month of the previous year. Government revenues dropped 4.1 percent to EUR 301.07 billion while spending went up 1.9 percent to EUR 397.98 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 4.08 billion surplus, compared to EUR 0.82 billion in 2018.
2020-02-04
French Government Budget Gap Widens
France's government budget deficit increased to EUR 113.93 billion in January-November 2019 from EUR 95.64 billion in the corresponding month of the previous year. Revenues decreased 5.8 percent to EUR 256.4 billion while government spending went up 1.4 percent to EUR 366.1 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 4.21 billion deficit in the first eleven months of the year, compared to a EUR 6.76 billion gap a year earlier.
2020-01-17
French Budget Deficit Widens in January-October
France's government budget deficit widened to EUR 108 billion in January-October of 2019 from EUR 87 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year. Revenues declined 6.2 percent to EUR 238.2 billion while government spending rose 1.8 percent to EUR 287.8 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 23.8 billion deficit in the first ten months of the year, compared to a EUR 25.4 billion gap a year earlier.
2019-12-03
French Budget Deficit Widens in January-September
France's government budget deficit widened to EUR 109 billion in January-September of 2019 from EUR 87.1 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year. Revenues declined 8.2 percent to EUR 212.8 billion while government spending rose 2.7 percent to EUR 298.9 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 22.9 billion deficit in the first nine months of the year, compared to a EUR 28 billion gap a year earlier.
2019-11-05

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.