Germany Government Budget  1995-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The German general government, which comprises central, state and local government and social security funds, recorded a net lending of €23.7 billion at the end of 2016, equivalent to 0.8 percent of GDP, compared with a preliminary figure of €19.2 billion, or 0.6 percent of GDP. In absolute terms, it was the biggest surplus recorded since German reunification, as revenues grew to €1,411.4 billion, due to a large increase in income tax and property tax payments (6.5 percent) and in social contributions (4.6 percent); while expenditures rose to €1,387.7 billion, driven by higher expenditure on intermediate consumption (8.7 percent) and a marked increase in expenditure on social benefits in kind (6.2 percent). The largest surplus in 2016 was achieved by social insurance funds (€8.2 billion), followed by central government (€7.7 billion), state government (€4.7 billion) and local government (€3.1 billion). Government Budget in Germany averaged -2.09 percent of GDP from 1995 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 0.90 percent of GDP in 2000 and a record low of -9.40 percent of GDP in 1995.

Germany Government Budget
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2017-01-12 09:00 AM 2016 0.6% 0.7% 0.5%




Germany Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 68.30 71.20 81.00 54.70 percent [+]
Government Budget 0.80 0.70 0.90 -9.40 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -5.10 24.30 40.63 -42.54 EUR Billion [+]
Government Spending 138.86 139.03 139.03 88.52 EUR Billion [+]
Government Spending to GDP 44.30 44.00 54.70 42.80 percent [+]
Government Revenues 325.30 339.20 348.37 139.96 EUR Billion [+]
Government Debt 1786779.20 1804565.10 2280173.90 1094940.50 EUR Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 330.40 314.90 338.81 156.27 EUR Billion [+]
Asylum Applications 18075.00 14950.00 92105.00 1535.00 [+]
Credit Rating 99.87 [+]
Military Expenditure 47045.50 46102.70 73041.80 45749.00 USD Million [+]


Germany Government Budget Notes

Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Government Budget - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Government Budget - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 0.70 0.90 -9.40 1995 - 2016 percent of GDP Yearly



government budget by Country

Last
Australia -2.40 Dec/16
Brazil -8.90 Dec/16
Canada 0.10 Dec/15
China -3.80 Dec/16
Euro Area -1.50 Dec/16
France -3.40 Dec/16
Germany 0.80 Dec/16
India -3.50 Dec/16
Indonesia -2.46 Dec/16
Italy -2.40 Dec/16
Japan -4.50 Dec/16
Mexico -3.50 Dec/15
Netherlands 0.40 Dec/16
Russia -3.70 Dec/16
South Korea -3.00 Dec/15
Spain -4.50 Dec/16
Switzerland 0.00 Dec/15
Turkey -1.00 Dec/15
United Kingdom -3.00 Dec/16
United States -3.20 Dec/16