Bahrain Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

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Key information about Bahrain Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

  • Bahrain Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 13.0 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit equal to 4.7 % in the previous year
  • Bahrain Consolidated Fiscal Balance to GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1998 to Dec 2020, with an average ratio of -3.0 %
  • The data reached an all-time high of 14.1 % in Dec 2016 and a record low of -13.5 % in Dec 2015



Further information about Bahrain Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Bahrain National Government Debt reached 38.7 USD bn in Mar 2022
  • Bahrain Nominal GDP reached 10.6 USD bn in Dec 2021

View Bahrain's Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP from 1998 to 2020 in the chart:

Bahrain Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

What was Bahrain's Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP in 2020?

Bahrain Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 13.0 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit equal to 4.7 % in the previous year See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-13.0 2020 -4.7 2019 -13.5 2015 14.1 2016 % yearly 1998 - 2020

Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -4.5 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Algeria (%) -7.4 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Argentina (%) -3.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Armenia (%) -3.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) -4.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) -3.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (%) -13.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) -5.2 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Belarus (%) -0.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 2006 - Sep 2021
Belgium (%) -5.5 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Bolivia (%) -6.0 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 0.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Sep 2021
Botswana (%) -0.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Brazil (%) -5.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Brunei (%) -19.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) -2.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) -4.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Canada (%) -5.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1993 - Dec 2021
Chile (%) -7.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
China (%) -4.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Colombia (%) -16.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2021
Croatia (%) 0.4 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Cyprus (%) -0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) -5.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Denmark (%) 1.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (%) -1.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Estonia (%) -1.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) -4.7 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Finland (%) -2.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
France (%) -5.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1949 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) -5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) -2.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1991 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) -8.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Greece (%) -1.3 Dec 2018 monthly Apr 1999 - Dec 2018
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 0.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) -6.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Iceland (%) -2.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
India (%) -6.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (%) -3.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Mar 2022
Iran (%) -4.8 Mar 2019 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2019
Ireland (%) -1.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) -0.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) -7.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Ivory Coast (%) -3.0 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (%) -6.5 2023 yearly 1996 - 2023
Jordan (%) 1.0 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) -2.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) -2.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2021
South Korea (%) -1.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Kosovo (%) 0.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (%) -9.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 2.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2022
Laos (%) -5.2 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Latvia (%) -7.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) -10.9 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Lithuania (%) -1.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) -0.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) -12.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2021
North Macedonia (%) -5.4 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Malawi (%) -1.1 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Apr 2022
Malaysia (%) -7.0 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Malta (%) -8.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Mauritius (%) -12.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Mexico (%) -2.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1980 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) -5.3 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Mongolia (%) -7.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) -0.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2012 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) -8.1 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Mozambique (%) -2.7 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) -3.0 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Nepal (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Netherlands (%) -1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) -3.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) -3.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 9.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
Oman (%) -3.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Pakistan (%) -6.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -4.0 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Panama (%) -5.5 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) -1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) -1.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) -8.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1985 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) -1.9 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Portugal (%) -1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) -1.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Romania (%) -6.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) -11.2 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Serbia (%) -4.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (%) -6.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) -3.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) -5.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) -5.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) -11.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) -5.0 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (%) -3.0 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Switzerland (%) -2.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -13.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -4,576.393 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,276.013 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 3.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 38,733.1 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 95.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BHD bn) 4.987 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BHD bn) 25.321 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (BHD bn) 3.470 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Government Budget: Net Surplus or Deficit (BHD mn) -1,721.094 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Government Budget: Revenue: Non Oil: Taxation and Fees (BHD mn) 479.884 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Net Government Debt: Outstanding (BHD mn) 10,730.785 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
Domestic Public Debt Instruments: Outstanding (BHD mn) 14,566.800 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Apr 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.242 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 4,904.0 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 7,413.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 66.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2019 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 2,778,894.614 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,208.739 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 756.714 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,261.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 28.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2019 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 161,392.351 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 39,849.060 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 104.340 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 63.152 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 41.685 Mar 2022 monthly Nov 1994 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 199.019 Sep 2019 monthly Jan 1989 - Sep 2019
Imports (BHD mn) 1,978.600 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Exports (BHD mn) 2,788.100 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Exports: Annual: Re-Exports (BHD mn) 109.900 2007 yearly 1991 - 2007
Exports: HS: Annual (BHD mn) 8,410.900 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Imports: Annual (BHD mn) 6,566.600 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Energy Imports: Value: Crude Oil: Annual (USD th) 2,776,458.000 2020 yearly 1978 - 2020
Energy Exports: Volume: Petroleum Products (Barrel th) 7,489.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 64.3 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 1,476.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 13.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,759.2 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 946.339 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 9.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 0.895 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 23,433.782 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 111.170 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn) 0.000 2017 yearly 1975 - 2017
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 2,572.606 2017 yearly 1975 - 2017
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,403.989 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Equity (USD mn) 981.915 2011 yearly 1975 - 2011
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 1,515.160 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,572.606 2017 yearly 1975 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Services (BHD mn) 1,034.800 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Capital Account (BHD mn) 0.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Reserve Assets: Net (BHD mn) -946.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (BHD mn) 978.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income (BHD mn) -950.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account (BHD mn) -636.700 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Errors and Omissions (BHD mn) -341.800 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net: Liabilities (BHD mn) 494.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods (BHD mn) 1,844.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Debit (BHD mn) -1,920.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net (BHD mn) -425.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net: Assets (BHD mn) -1,316.400 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (BHD mn) -3,802.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (BHD mn) 970.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment (BHD mn) 637.400 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Workers' Remittances (BHD mn) -950.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (BHD mn) 4,837.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income (BHD mn) -950.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net (BHD mn) 97.200 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net: Liabilities (BHD mn) 891.400 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net: Assets (BHD mn) -397.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
IIP: Assets (BHD mn) 53,494.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
International Investment Position (IIP) (BHD mn) 8,813.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
IIP: Liabilities (BHD mn) 44,681.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
No of Registrations: New Enterprises (Unit) 2,071.000 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.5 Mar 2018 semiannually Mar 2013 - Mar 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 8,797.573 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 35,686.461 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Apr 2022
M2 Growth (%) 2.0 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1975 - Apr 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 5.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,341.0 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 1965 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.131 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.7 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 6.649 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1966 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 50,264.704 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 10.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 49,430.6 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 1991 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 7.2 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 1992 - Apr 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 29,441.264 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.88 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 68.57 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3 (BHD mn) 14,918.800 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 1991 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency Outside Banks (BHD mn) 535.600 Nov 2018 monthly Jan 1989 - Nov 2018
Money Supply: M3: M2 (BHD mn) 13,421.000 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (BHD mn) 3,308.600 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Apr 2022
Currency in Circulation (BHD mn) 759.400 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Official Reserves (BHD mn) 1,708.300 Sep 2015 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2015
Deposits: Retail Banks (BHD mn) 18,903.600 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: Non Bank Residents (NR) (BHD mn) 11,072.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: NR: Personal (BHD mn) 5,540.200 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: NR: Business (BHD mn) 5,111.100 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022

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