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