Japan recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 4.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Budget in Japan averaged -2.93 percent of GDP from 1960 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2.58 percent of GDP in 1961 and a record low of -9.50 percent of GDP in 2009.

Government Budget in Japan is expected to be -4.40 percent of GDP by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Government Budget is projected to trend around -4.40 percent of GDP in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 253.00 250.40 253.00 50.60 percent [+]
Government Budget -4.50 -4.50 2.58 -9.50 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -113831.00 53517.00 76276.00 -347513.00 JPY HND Million [+]
Government Spending 107015.20 106818.50 107015.20 43597.40 JPY Billion [+]
Military Expenditure 46555.98 46471.29 46754.03 7927.75 USD Million [+]
Government Spending To GDP 39.05 39.39 40.91 35.03 percent [+]
Asylum Applications 759.00 1287.00 1982.00 13.00 Persons [+]
Credit Rating 77.62 [+]


Japan Government Budget

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 - Japan Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Government Budget - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.50 -4.50 2.58 -9.50 1960 - 2017 percent of GDP Yearly




Country Last Previous
Argentina -3.90 Dec/17
Australia -1.90 Dec/17
Brazil -7.80 Dec/17
Canada -0.90 Dec/17
China -3.50 Dec/17
Euro Area -0.90 Dec/17
France -2.60 Dec/17
Germany 1.30 Dec/17
India -3.53 Dec/17
Indonesia -2.50 Dec/17
Italy -2.30 Dec/17
Japan -4.50 Dec/17
Mexico -2.90 Dec/17
Netherlands 1.10 Dec/17
Russia -1.50 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia -8.90 Dec/17
Singapore 0.30 Dec/17
South Africa -4.60 Dec/17
South Korea -2.00 Dec/17
Spain -3.10 Dec/17
Switzerland 1.20 Dec/17
Turkey -1.50 Dec/17
United Kingdom -2.30 Dec/17
United States -3.50 Dec/17


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