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 Peru 0.00%
27 Trinidad and Tobago 0.00%
28 Grenada 0.00%
29 Nigeria 0.00%
30 Myanmar 0.00%
31 El Salvador 0.00%
32 Czech Republic 0.00%
33 Mauritius 0.00%
34 Comoros 0.00%
35 Togo 0.00%
36 Madagascar 0.00%
37 Switzerland 0.00%
38 Lebanon 0.00%
39 Kiribati 0.00%
40 Brazil 0.00%
41 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.00%
42 Israel 0.00%
43 Singapore 0.00%
44 Zambia 0.00%
45 Hungary 0.00%
46 Samoa 0.00%
47 Albania 0.00%
48 Philippines 0.00%
49 Tunisia 0.00%
50 Guatemala 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 South Korea 0.00%
62 Brunei 0.00%
63 Saint Lucia 0.00%
64 Belize 0.00%
65 Zimbabwe 0.00%
66 Iceland 0.00%
67 Azerbaijan 0.00%
68 São Tomé and Príncipe 0.00%
69 Uruguay 0.00%
70 Algeria 0.00%
71 Poland 0.00%
72 Turkey 0.00%
73 Guinea 0.00%
74 Oman 0.00%
75 The Gambia 0.00%
76 Nepal 0.00%
77 Eritrea 0.00%
78 Djibouti 0.00%
79 Moldova 0.00%
80 Republic of Congo 0.00%
81 Malaysia 0.00%
82 Central African Republic 0.00%
83 Taiwan 0.00%
84 Liberia 0.00%
85 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.00%
86 Kosovo 0.00%
87 Bulgaria 0.00%
88 Jamaica 0.00%
89 Benin 0.00%
90 India 0.00%
91 The Bahamas 0.00%
92 Saudi Arabia 0.00%
93 Uzbekistan 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 Mongolia 0.00%
101 Dominica 0.00%
102 Costa Rica 0.00%
103 Maldives 0.00%
104 Chad 0.00%
105 Tajikistan 0.00%
106 Libya 0.00%
107 Sudan 0.00%
108 Kuwait 0.00%
109 Burkina Faso 0.00%
110 Bhutan 0.00%
111 Solomon Islands 0.00%
112 Indonesia 0.00%
113 Bahrain 0.00%
114 Senegal 0.00%
115 Vanuatu 0.00%
116 Guyana 0.00%
117 Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
118 Qatar 0.00%
119 Uganda 0.00%
120 Panama 0.00%
121 Ethiopia 0.00%
122 Montenegro 0.00%
123 Dominican Republic 0.00%
124 Côte d'Ivoire 0.00%
125 Mali 0.00%
126 Chile 0.00%
127 Tanzania 0.00%
128 Lithuania 0.00%
129 Suriname 0.00%
130 Kyrgyzstan 0.00%
131 Burundi 0.00%
132 Jordan 0.00%
133 Bolivia 0.00%
134 South Africa 0.00%
135 Iran 0.00%
136 Bangladesh 0.00%
137 Serbia 0.00%
138 Venezuela 0.00%
139 Haiti 0.00%
140 Argentina 0.00%
141 Romania 0.00%
142 Ukraine 0.00%
143 Papua New Guinea 0.00%
144 Ghana 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 Kazakhstan 0.00%
157 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.00%
158 Iraq 0.00%
159 Barbados 0.00%
160 Seychelles 0.00%
161 Vietnam 0.00%
162 Honduras 0.00%
163 Armenia 0.00%
164 Russia 0.00%
165 United Arab Emirates 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 Kenya 0.00%
177 Botswana 0.00%
178 Sri Lanka 0.00%
179 Belarus 0.00%
180 Sierra Leone 0.00%
181 Yemen 0.00%
182 Hong Kong 0.00%
183 Rwanda 0.00%