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

The UK public sector recorded a net borrowing surplus of GBP 11.62 billion in January 2018, lower than a GBP 13.2 billion surplus a year earlier. Excluding state-owned banks, public sector net borrowing was in surplus by GBP 10.0 billion, the second-lowest January net borrowing on record. January is traditionally a month in which the public sector spends less than it receives in income, due largely to the receipt of self-assessed Income Tax. Self-assessed Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax receipts decreased by GBP 0.9 billion to GBP 18.4 billion in January 2018 compared with January 2017. Since the start of the financial year in April, borrowing totaled GBP 37.7 billion, the lowest year-to-date net borrowing since 2008. Public sector net debt was GBP 1,736.8 billion at the end of January 2018, equivalent to 84.1 percent of the GDP, an increase of GBP 55.7 billion (or 0.4 percentage points as a ratio of GDP) on January 2017. Government Debt in the United Kingdom averaged -4108.73 GBP Million from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 13237 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
2017-12-21 09:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-8.12B £-7.25B £-8.3B £-8.1B
2018-01-23 09:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-0.98B £-6.65B £-4.2B
2018-02-21 09:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £11.62B £-0.28B £11.5B
2018-03-21 09:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £11.62B £2.9B
2018-04-24 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-1.2B
2018-05-22 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-6.8B

United Kingdom Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 88.30 88.20 88.30 31.30 percent [+]
Government Budget -2.90 -4.30 1.40 -10.10 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value 14728.00 702.00 17509.00 -15409.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending 92035.00 91505.00 92035.00 31633.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 42.10 42.90 51.20 35.70 percent [+]
Government Debt 11620.00 -280.00 13237.00 -20054.00 GBP Million [+]
Military Expenditure 54216.80 53862.20 65610.30 30315.10 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 94.83 [+]
Asylum Applications 2770.00 3115.00 5040.00 1655.00 persons [+]
Government Revenues 72974.00 56253.00 74377.00 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 March of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11620.00 -280.00 13237.00 -20054.00 1993 - 2018 GBP Million Monthly

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