Qatar recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 5.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Budget in Qatar averaged 7.27 percent of GDP from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 19 percent of GDP in 2013 and a record low of -9.20 percent of GDP in 2016.

Government Budget in Qatar is expected to be 2.50 percent of GDP by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Qatar Government Budget is projected to trend around 15.00 percent of GDP in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Qatar Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 54.40 56.50 74.40 8.90 percent [+]
Government Budget -5.80 -9.20 19.00 -9.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -35395.00 -49858.00 123455.00 -49858.00 QAR Million [+]
Government Spending 59950.00 128190.00 163227.00 1942.00 QAR Million [+]
Government Revenues 160512.00 161180.00 342758.00 5884.00 QAR Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 195907.00 211038.00 237549.00 2464.00 QAR Million [+]
Credit Rating 87.42 [+]


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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5.80 -9.20 19.00 -9.20 2001 - 2017 percent of GDP Yearly




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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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