United Kingdom Public Sector Net Borrowing  1993-2017 | Data | Chart

Public sector borrowing including banks in the UK increased to GBP 6.28 billion in June 2017 from GBP 4.09 billion in the same month a year earlier, way above market expectations of GBP 4.3 billion. Excluding banks, the public sector had to borrow GBP 6.85 billion to balance the books, up 43 percent compared with the same month last year. Spending on debt interest jumped 33 percent to GBP 4.9 billion, the highest for any month of June since 2011 on the back of rising inflation. Public sector net debt increased by GBP 128.5 billion from the previous year to GBP 1,753.5 billion at the end of June, equivalent to 87.4 percent of GDP. Government Debt in the United Kingdom averaged -4058.08 GBP Million from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 12312 GBP Million in January of 2017 and a record low of -20084 GBP Million in April of 2012.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-23 08:30 AM Apr £-9.65B £-2.34B £-8.15B £ -8.6B
2017-06-21 08:30 AM May £-5.99B £-8.68B £-7B £-7.1B
2017-07-21 08:30 AM Jun £-6.28B £-6.39B £-4.3B £-4.4B
2017-08-21 08:30 AM Jul £-6.28B £0.5B
2017-09-21 08:30 AM Aug £-6.7B
2017-10-20 08:30 AM Sep £-6.2B

United Kingdom Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 89.30 89.00 89.30 31.30 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.00 -4.30 1.10 -10.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -7182.00 -4859.00 17828.00 -15396.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending 91945.00 91294.00 91945.00 31331.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 42.10 42.90 51.20 35.70 percent [+]
Government Debt -6278.00 -6388.00 12312.00 -20084.00 GBP Million [+]
Credit Rating 94.83 [+]
Military Expenditure 54216.80 53862.20 65610.30 30315.10 USD Million [+]
Asylum Applications 3140.00 2470.00 5040.00 1655.00 persons [+]
Government Revenues 54304.00 52546.00 74665.00 17298.00 GBP Million [+]

United Kingdom Public Sector Net Borrowing Notes

In the United Kingdom, net borrowing or net lending is the difference between the net acquisition of financial assets and the net incurrence of liabilities. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Public Sector Net Borrowing - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Public Sector Net Borrowing - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6278.00 -6388.00 12312.00 -20084.00 1993 - 2017 GBP Million Monthly

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