United Kingdom Public Sector Net Borrowing  1993-2018 | Data | Chart

The UK government posted a total net borrowing deficit of GBP 6.230 billion in April 2018, compared with a GBP 7.342 billion gap a year earlier and market expectations of GBP 7.1 billion deficit. Excluding state-owned banks, public sector net borrowing decreased by GBP 1.6 billion to GBP 7.8 billion, the lowest April net borrowing since 2008. The country's budget deficit for 2017/2018 stood at GBP 40.5 billion, the lowest since 2006/07 and below latest Office for Budget Responsibility forecasts of GBP 45.2 billion. It is equivalent to 2 percent of the GDP, the smallest reading since 2001/02. Public debt stood at GBP 1.777 trillion, or 85.1 percent of the GDP in April, up from 84.8 percent of GDP in the previous financial year. Government Debt in the United Kingdom averaged -4090.15 GBP Million from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 13199 GBP Million in January of 2017 and a record low of -20054 GBP Million in April of 2012.

United Kingdom Public Sector Net Borrowing
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-21 09:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £0.27B £11.72B £2.9B
2018-04-24 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £0.26B £0.41B £-1.1B £-1.2B
2018-05-22 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-6.23B £0.81B £-7.1B £-6.8B
2018-06-21 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-6.23B £-4.9B
2018-07-20 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-4.0B
2018-08-21 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-2.1B

United Kingdom Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 85.30 82.60 85.30 21.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -2.30 -3.80 4.80 -9.90 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -4757.00 4950.00 17522.00 -15417.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending 92239.00 91747.00 92239.00 31633.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 41.10 41.50 51.20 35.40 percent [+]
Government Debt -6230.00 811.00 13197.00 -20054.00 GBP Million [+]
Military Expenditure 48383.40 48118.90 58314.80 26944.20 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 94.83 [+]
Asylum Applications 2695.00 2935.00 5040.00 1655.00 persons [+]
Government Revenues 58093.00 61784.00 74368.00 17298.00 GBP Million [+]

United Kingdom Public Sector Net Borrowing

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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6230.00 811.00 13197.00 -20054.00 1993 - 2018 GBP Million Monthly

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