France recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 2.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.

Government Budget in France averaged -2.25 percent of GDP from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1.50 percent of GDP in 1959 and a record low of -7.20 percent of GDP in 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Government Budget - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: INSEE, France

Government Budget in France is expected to be -2.20 percent of GDP by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the France Government Budget is projected to trend around -2.60 percent of GDP in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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France Government Budget

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.50 -2.80 1.50 -7.20 1959 - 2018 percent of GDP Yearly

France Government Budget
Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus.

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 -113.90 -107.70 -4.21 -148.80 EUR Billion [+]
Government Spending 137994.00 137278.00 137994.00 16868.00 EUR Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 56.00 56.40 57.20 45.20 percent [+]
Government Revenues 256.39 238.18 313.82 13.00 EUR Billion [+]
Government Debt 2375.40 2358.90 2375.40 683.50 EUR Billion [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 366.11 340.64 425.69 16.73 EUR Billion [+]
Military Expenditure 59542.00 60417.00 60417.00 15685.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 92.00 [+]
Asylum Applications 12155.00 9595.00 12155.00 2815.00 persons [+]