France's government budget deficit widened to EUR 76.1 billion in 2018 from EUR 67.7 billion in 2017. Government spending rose 1 percent to EUR 390.7 billion from EUR 386.9 billion a year ago, while revenues edged 0.1 percent higher to EUR 313.8 billion from EUR 313.6 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 0.8 billion surplus in 2018, compared to a EUR 5.5 billion surplus in 2017. Government Budget Value in France averaged -48.72 EUR Billion from 1994 until 2018, 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 -26.80 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 -64.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Government Budget Value is projected to trend around -62.00 EUR Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-02 07:45 AM Budget Balance €-87.1B €-97.3B € -74B
2018-12-04 07:45 AM Budget Balance €-87B €-87.1B €-75.2B
2019-01-15 07:45 AM Budget Balance €-95.6B €-87B €-88.2B
2019-02-01 07:45 AM Budget Balance €-76.1B €-95.6B €-85B
2019-03-31 07:45 AM Budget Balance €-76.1B
2019-04-03 07:00 AM Budget Balance
2019-05-03 06:45 AM Budget Balance


France Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 97.00 96.60 97.00 20.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -2.60 -3.40 1.50 -7.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -76.05 -95.64 -4.21 -148.80 EUR Billion [+]
Government Spending 136541.00 136064.00 136541.00 16868.00 EUR Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 56.50 56.60 57.20 45.10 percent [+]
Government Revenues 313.82 272.21 313.82 13.00 EUR Billion [+]
Government Debt 2322.30 2299.80 2322.30 683.50 EUR Billion [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 390.69 361.10 425.69 16.73 EUR Billion [+]
Military Expenditure 56287.40 57358.41 58469.62 15301.57 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 89.53 [+]
Asylum Applications 8620.00 8695.00 8935.00 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 February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-76.05 -95.64 -4.21 -148.80 1994 - 2018 EUR Billion Monthly
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Argentina -135316.20 Dec/18
Australia -292.00 Dec/18
Brazil -68042.00 Dec/18
Canada -2219.00 Nov/18
China -286.50 Nov/18
France -76.05 Dec/18
Germany 5.87 Sep/18
India -7014.57 Dec/18
Indonesia -259900.00 Dec/18
Italy 27.41 Dec/18
Japan -60963.00 Sep/18
Mexico -178960.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 1.50 Dec/18
Russia 282.64 Jan/19
Saudi Arabia -238494.00 Dec/17
Singapore -2211.70 Dec/18
South Africa 17725.00 Dec/18
South Korea 37409.00 Nov/18
Spain -12378.00 Nov/18
Switzerland 2176.00 Dec/19
Turkey -20758467.00 Dec/18
United Kingdom 19422.00 Jan/19
United States -13539.00 Dec/18


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