Pakistan recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 5.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2019. Government Budget in Pakistan averaged 1 percent of GDP from 1990 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 8.80 percent of GDP in 1990 and a record low of -8.80 percent of GDP in 2012. source: State Bank of Pakistan

Government Budget in Pakistan is expected to be -7.10 percent of GDP by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Pakistan Government Budget is projected to trend around -4.00 percent of GDP in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Pakistan Government Budget

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5.80 -4.20 8.80 -8.80 1990 - 2019 percent of GDP Yearly

Pakistan 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.

Pakistan Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 72.50 67.00 87.90 56.40 percent [+]
Government Budget -5.80 -4.20 8.80 -8.80 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -2260.40 -1863.80 0.00 -2260.40 PKR Billion [+]
Government Spending 1587677.00 1390837.00 1587677.00 840345.00 PKR Million [+]
Government Revenues 5228.00 4936.70 5228.00 2566.50 PKR Billion [+]
Government Debt 33247.90 32240.20 33247.90 9266.90 PKR Billion [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 7488.40 6800.50 7488.40 732.50 PKR Billion [+]
Credit Rating 25.00 [+]
Military Expenditure 12686.00 11461.00 12686.00 566.00 USD Million [+]