France's government budget deficit widened to EUR 67.2 billion in January-April 2019 from EUR 54.3 billion in the same period last year. Government spending rose 2.2 percent to EUR 136.1 billion, while revenues plunged 25.1 percent to EUR 36.7 billion. Meantime, the Treasury special accounts, which track the balance of inflows and outflows for targeted revenues and outlays, for example receipts from local government, posted a EUR 19.7 billion deficit in the first four months of the year, compared to a EUR 19.3 billion gap a year earlier. Government Budget Value in France averaged -48.62 EUR Billion from 1994 until 2019, reaching an all time high of -4.21 EUR Billion in January of 2000 and a record low of -148.80 EUR Billion in December of 2010.

Government Budget Value in France is expected to be -58.00 EUR Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Government Budget Value in France to stand at 207.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Government Budget Value is projected to trend around -65.00 EUR Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-22 07:45 AM Budget Balance €-17.3B €-76.1B €-12B
2019-03-29 07:45 AM Budget Balance €-36.9B €-17.3B €-24B
2019-04-30 06:45 AM Budget Balance €-40.7B €-36.9B €-41.1B €-27B
2019-06-04 06:45 AM Budget Balance €-67.2B €-40.7B €-62.2B €-56B
2019-07-02 06:45 AM Budget Balance €-67.2B €-60B
2019-07-30 06:45 AM Budget Balance €-58B
2019-09-06 06:45 AM Budget Balance €-84B


France Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 98.40 98.40 98.40 20.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -2.50 -2.80 1.50 -7.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -67.20 -40.70 -4.21 -148.80 EUR Billion [+]
Government Spending 136607.00 136345.00 136607.00 16868.00 EUR Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 56.00 56.40 57.20 45.20 percent [+]
Government Revenues 88.72 65.66 313.82 13.00 EUR Billion [+]
Government Debt 2315.30 2323.20 2323.20 683.50 EUR Billion [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 134.56 90.85 425.69 16.73 EUR Billion [+]
Military Expenditure 59542.00 60417.00 60417.00 15685.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 89.53 [+]
Asylum Applications 9625.00 8650.00 11380.00 2815.00 persons [+]


France Government Budget Value

The government budget balance is the difference between government revenues and expenses, including the treasure special component. 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 the latest reported value for - France Government Budget Value - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Government Budget Value - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-67.20 -40.70 -4.21 -148.80 1994 - 2019 EUR Billion Monthly
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