Lebanon recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 6.01 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Budget in Lebanon averaged -7.40 percent of GDP from 2010 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -5.92 percent of GDP in 2011 and a record low of -8.90 percent of GDP in 2013.

Government Budget in Lebanon is expected to be -9.50 percent of GDP by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Lebanon Government Budget is projected to trend around -11.00 percent of GDP in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Lebanon Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 149.00 145.00 183.00 131.00 percent [+]
Government Budget -6.01 -8.83 -5.92 -8.90 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -54422.00 -1402945.00 829967.00 -1408933.00 LBP Million [+]
Government Spending 9654240.00 8328360.00 12964209.76 1671515.42 LBP Million [+]
Government Revenues 1679729.00 1293653.00 2658114.00 174236.00 LBP Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 1734151.00 2696598.00 2696598.00 239680.00 LBP Million [+]
Military Expenditure 2368.40 2606.50 2606.50 257.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 31.25 [+]
Government Debt 110990.00 109834.00 110990.00 4974.10 LBP Billion [+]


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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6.01 -8.83 -5.92 -8.90 2010 - 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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