Government structural balance Comparison

Economic Indicator Details

Indicator:General government structural balance
Units:Percent of potential GDP
Scale:%
Notes:The structural budget balance refers to the general government cyclically adjusted balance adjusted for nonstructural elements beyond the economic cycle. These include temporary financial sector and asset price movements as well as one-off or temporary revenue or expenditure items. The cyclically adjusted balance is the fiscal balance adjusted for the effects of the economic cycle; see for example A. Fedelino. A. Ivanova and M. Horton ?Computing Cyclically Adjusted Balances and Automatic Stabilizers? IMF Technical Guidance Note No. 5 http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/tnm/2009/tnm0905.pdf.

Latest Data Values

RankCountryValue
1 Sweden 0.82%
2 Finland 0.25%
3 Canada -1.96%
4 Denmark -2.32%
5 Australia -2.45%
6 Slovenia -2.75%
7 Italy -2.84%
8 Germany -2.88%
9 Belgium -2.97%
10 Malta -3.19%
11 New Zealand -3.29%
12 France -3.71%
13 Austria -3.74%
14 Portugal -4.01%
15 Slovakia -4.09%
16 Netherlands -4.83%
17 Greece -5.33%
18 Spain -5.34%
19 Cyprus -5.40%
20 United Kingdom -6.21%
21 Norway -6.37%
22 Ireland -6.75%
23 United States -7.06%
24 Japan -7.18%
25 Grenada 0.00%
26 Trinidad and Tobago 0.00%
27 Afghanistan 0.00%
28 Peru 0.00%
29 Nigeria 0.00%
30 Myanmar 0.00%
31 El Salvador 0.00%
32 Mauritius 0.00%
33 Czech Republic 0.00%
34 Comoros 0.00%
35 Togo 0.00%
36 Madagascar 0.00%
37 Switzerland 0.00%
38 Lebanon 0.00%
39 Brazil 0.00%
40 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.00%
41 Kiribati 0.00%
42 Israel 0.00%
43 Zambia 0.00%
44 Singapore 0.00%
45 Hungary 0.00%
46 Samoa 0.00%
47 Guatemala 0.00%
48 Tunisia 0.00%
49 Albania 0.00%
50 Philippines 0.00%
51 Gabon 0.00%
52 Namibia 0.00%
53 Equatorial Guinea 0.00%
54 Mexico 0.00%
55 Democratic Republic of Congo 0.00%
56 Tonga 0.00%
57 Malawi 0.00%
58 Cape Verde 0.00%
59 Syria 0.00%
60 Lesotho 0.00%
61 Brunei 0.00%
62 Saint Lucia 0.00%
63 South Korea 0.00%
64 Zimbabwe 0.00%
65 Belize 0.00%
66 Iceland 0.00%
67 Uruguay 0.00%
68 Azerbaijan 0.00%
69 São Tomé and Príncipe 0.00%
70 Guinea 0.00%
71 Turkey 0.00%
72 Algeria 0.00%
73 Poland 0.00%
74 Oman 0.00%
75 The Gambia 0.00%
76 Nepal 0.00%
77 Eritrea 0.00%
78 Moldova 0.00%
79 Djibouti 0.00%
80 Malaysia 0.00%
81 Republic of Congo 0.00%
82 Central African Republic 0.00%
83 Taiwan 0.00%
84 Liberia 0.00%
85 Bulgaria 0.00%
86 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.00%
87 Kosovo 0.00%
88 Jamaica 0.00%
89 Benin 0.00%
90 India 0.00%
91 Uzbekistan 0.00%
92 The Bahamas 0.00%
93 Saudi Arabia 0.00%
94 Guinea-Bissau 0.00%
95 Turkmenistan 0.00%
96 Angola 0.00%
97 Georgia 0.00%
98 Pakistan 0.00%
99 Estonia 0.00%
100 Mongolia 0.00%
101 Dominica 0.00%
102 Maldives 0.00%
103 Costa Rica 0.00%
104 Chad 0.00%
105 Tajikistan 0.00%
106 Libya 0.00%
107 Burkina Faso 0.00%
108 Sudan 0.00%
109 Kuwait 0.00%
110 Solomon Islands 0.00%
111 Bhutan 0.00%
112 Indonesia 0.00%
113 Vanuatu 0.00%
114 Bahrain 0.00%
115 Senegal 0.00%
116 Guyana 0.00%
117 Uganda 0.00%
118 Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
119 Qatar 0.00%
120 Panama 0.00%
121 Ethiopia 0.00%
122 Montenegro 0.00%
123 Dominican Republic 0.00%
124 Mali 0.00%
125 Côte d'Ivoire 0.00%
126 Chile 0.00%
127 Tanzania 0.00%
128 Lithuania 0.00%
129 Burundi 0.00%
130 Suriname 0.00%
131 Kyrgyzstan 0.00%
132 Bolivia 0.00%
133 South Africa 0.00%
134 Jordan 0.00%
135 Iran 0.00%
136 Venezuela 0.00%
137 Bangladesh 0.00%
138 Serbia 0.00%
139 Haiti 0.00%
140 Ukraine 0.00%
141 Argentina 0.00%
142 Romania 0.00%
143 Ghana 0.00%
144 Papua New Guinea 0.00%
145 Nicaragua 0.00%
146 Fiji 0.00%
147 Morocco 0.00%
148 Ecuador 0.00%
149 Croatia 0.00%
150 China 0.00%
151 Thailand 0.00%
152 Luxembourg 0.00%
153 Cambodia 0.00%
154 Swaziland 0.00%
155 Laos 0.00%
156 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.00%
157 Kazakhstan 0.00%
158 Iraq 0.00%
159 Vietnam 0.00%
160 Barbados 0.00%
161 Seychelles 0.00%
162 Honduras 0.00%
163 United Arab Emirates 0.00%
164 Armenia 0.00%
165 Russia 0.00%
166 Paraguay 0.00%
167 Niger 0.00%
168 Mozambique 0.00%
169 Egypt 0.00%
170 Mauritania 0.00%
171 Colombia 0.00%
172 East Timor 0.00%
173 Macedonia 0.00%
174 Cameroon 0.00%
175 Latvia 0.00%
176 Botswana 0.00%
177 Sri Lanka 0.00%
178 Kenya 0.00%
179 Yemen 0.00%
180 Belarus 0.00%
181 Sierra Leone 0.00%
182 Hong Kong 0.00%
183 Rwanda 0.00%