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

The UK government posted a total net borrowing deficit of GBP 4.53 billion in June of 2018, compared with a GBP 4.629 billion gap a year earlier and market expectations of a GBP 3.5 billion shortfall. Excluding state-owned banks, public sector net borrowing decreased by GBP 0.8 billion to GBP 5.4 billion, the lowest June net borrowing since 2016. Still, it came higher than forecasts of a GBP 5 billion gap. Considering the current financial year-to-date (April 2018 to June 2018), the country's budget deficit was GBP 16.8 billion, GBP 5.4 billion less than in the same period in 2017; this is the lowest year-to-date net borrowing since 2007. Public sector net debt (excluding both public sector banks and Bank of England) was GBP 1,600.6 billion at the end of June, equivalent to 76.1 percent of the GDP, a decrease of GBP 23.7 billion on June 2017. Government Debt in the United Kingdom averaged -4105.37 GBP Million from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 13267 GBP Million in January of 2017 and a record low of -20042 GBP Million in April of 2012.

United Kingdom Public Sector Net Borrowing
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 £-3.36B £-5.27B £-5.0B £-4.9B
2018-07-20 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-4.53B £-3.85B £-3.5B £-4.0B
2018-08-21 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-4.53B £2.3B £-2.1B
2018-09-21 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-2.4B
2018-10-22 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-3.2B

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 -2997.00 -3687.00 17522.00 -15417.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending 92940.00 92555.00 92940.00 31579.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 41.10 41.50 51.20 35.40 percent [+]
Government Debt -4530.00 -3852.00 13267.00 -20042.00 GBP Million [+]
Military Expenditure 48383.40 48118.90 58314.80 26944.20 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 94.83 [+]
Asylum Applications 2950.00 2695.00 5040.00 1655.00 persons [+]
Government Revenues 56154.00 54010.00 74389.00 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 August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4530.00 -3852.00 13267.00 -20042.00 1993 - 2018 GBP Million Monthly

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