Canada's government budget deficit narrowed to CAD 2.22 billion in November 2018 from CAD 2.88 billion in the same month of the previous year. Revenues increased by CAD 2.4 billion, or 10.5 percent, reflecting gains in tax revenues, Employment Insurance (EI) premium revenues and other revenues. Program expenses rose by CAD 1.9 billion, or 7.9 percent, due to increases in major transfers to persons and other levels of government and direct program expenses. Public debt charges dropped by CAD 0.2 billion, or 8.3 percent, largely reflecting lower Consumer Price Index adjustments for the month of November. Government Budget Value in Canada averaged -985.73 CAD Million from 1985 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5770 CAD Million in February of 2005 and a record low of -10629 CAD Million in March of 2018.

Government Budget Value in Canada is expected to be 1147.00 CAD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Government Budget Value in Canada to stand at -312.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Government Budget Value is projected to trend around 1036.00 CAD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-26 03:00 PM Budget Balance C$-1.88B C$-2.63B C$ -0.97B
2018-11-30 04:00 PM Budget Balance C$-1.36B C$-1.88B C$ 1.5B
2018-12-21 04:00 PM Budget Balance C$-1.1B C$-1.36B C$ -0.99B
2019-01-25 04:00 PM Budget Balance C$-2.22B C$-1.11B
2019-02-22 04:00 PM Budget Balance C$-2.22B C$ -0.31B
2019-03-29 03:00 PM Budget Balance
2019-04-26 03:00 PM Budget Balance


Canada Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 89.60 92.40 100.60 45.10 percent [+]
Government Budget -0.90 0.00 5.10 -8.30 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -2219.00 -1113.00 5770.00 -10629.00 CAD Million [+]
Government Spending 417220.00 366209.00 417220.00 80057.00 CAD Million [+]
Government Revenues 25534.00 26867.00 29099.00 3384.00 CAD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 26053.00 26108.00 34922.00 5565.00 CAD Million [+]
Credit Rating 98.74 [+]
Military Expenditure 19837.10 18132.30 19837.10 3598.20 USD Million [+]
Asylum Applications 5187.00 4133.00 8695.00 661.00 Persons [+]
Government Debt 671.25 651.54 671.25 14.83 CAD Billion [+]


Canada Government Budget Value

The government budget balance is the difference between government revenues and expenses, excluding public debt charges. The budget is balanced when outlays equal to receipts, the country reports budget surplus when revenues are higher than expenses and deficit when expenses exceed the revenues. This page provides - Canada Government Budget Value - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Government Budget Value - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2219.00 -1113.00 5770.00 -10629.00 1985 - 2018 CAD Million Monthly
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