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

UK's public sector net borrowing decreased by GBP 0.7 billion to GBP 5.33 billion in September 2017 from GBP 6.03 billion in the same month a year earlier and below market expectations of a GBP 5.70 billion gap. It was the smallest budget deficit for a September month since 2007, due to strong receipts from value-added sales tax, income tax and the stamp duty property tax, while corporation tax revenues were down slightly compared with a year ago. Excluding banks, the public sector had to borrow GBP 5.90 billion, down 11 percent year-on-year and the lowest net borrowing in ten years. Public sector net debt increased by GBP 145.2 billion to GBP 1,785.3 billion, equivalent to 87.2 of gross domestic product. Government Debt in the United Kingdom averaged -4198.39 GBP Million from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 12198 GBP Million in January of 2017 and a record low of -20052 GBP Million in April of 2012.

United Kingdom Public Sector Net Borrowing
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-22 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £0.76B £-5.67B £0.2B £0.5B
2017-09-21 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-5.09B £1.29B £-6.7B
2017-10-20 08:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-5.33B £-4.14B £-5.7B £-6.2B
2017-11-21 09:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-5.33B £-6.8B
2017-12-21 09:30 AM Public Sector Net Borrowing £-8.1B

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 -2736.00 -1740.00 17766.00 -15396.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending 91890.00 91780.00 91890.00 31633.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 42.10 42.90 51.20 35.70 percent [+]
Government Debt -5326.00 -4140.00 12198.00 -20052.00 GBP Million [+]
Credit Rating 94.83 [+]
Military Expenditure 54216.80 53862.20 65610.30 30315.10 USD Million [+]
Asylum Applications 2715.00 2810.00 5040.00 1655.00 persons [+]
Government Revenues 53875.00 54640.00 74501.00 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5326.00 -4140.00 12198.00 -20052.00 1993 - 2017 GBP Million Monthly

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