Laos Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

2012 - 2022 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Laos Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

  • Laos Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 0.3 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2022, compared with a deficit equal to 1.3 % in the previous year
  • Laos Consolidated Fiscal Balance to GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2012 to Dec 2022, with an average ratio of -4.3 %
  • The data reached an all-time high of -0.3 % in Dec 2022 and a record low of -5.9 % in Dec 2015
CEIC calculates Consolidated Fiscal Balance as % of Nominal GDP from annual Consolidated Fiscal Balance and annual Nominal GDP. Bank of the Lao PDR provides Consolidated Fiscal Balance in local currency and Lao Statistics Bureau provides Nominal GDP in local currency

View Laos's Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP from 2012 to 2022 in the chart:

Laos Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

What was Laos's Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP in 2022?

Laos Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 0.3 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2022, compared with a deficit equal to 1.3 % in the previous year See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-0.3 2022 -1.3 2021 -5.9 2015 -0.3 2022 % yearly 2012 - 2022

Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -3.7 2022 yearly 1997 - 2022
Algeria (%) -2.6 2022 yearly 1994 - 2022
Argentina (%) -4.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2023
Armenia (%) -2.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Australia (%) -1.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2024
Austria (%) -2.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2023
Azerbaijan (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (%) -7.0 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Bangladesh (%) -5.1 2023 yearly 2006 - 2023
Belarus (%) -0.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 2006 - Sep 2021
Belgium (%) -4.5 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Bolivia (%) -5.8 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 3.9 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2008 - Sep 2023
Botswana (%) 2.5 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2023
Brazil (%) -7.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2024
Brunei (%) 1.3 2022 yearly 2010 - 2022
Bulgaria (%) -2.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2024
Cambodia (%) -0.2 2022 yearly 2007 - 2022
Canada (%) -1.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Jun 1993 - Mar 2024
Chile (%) -2.3 2023 yearly 1990 - 2023
China (%) -4.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2024
Colombia (%) 0.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2023
Croatia (%) -2.6 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Cyprus (%) 3.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2024
Czech Republic (%) -3.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
Denmark (%) 3.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
Ecuador (%) -3.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2023
Estonia (%) -3.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
European Union (%) -3.5 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Finland (%) -2.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
France (%) -5.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1949 - Dec 2023
Georgia (%) -2.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2023
Germany (%) -2.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1991 - Mar 2024
Ghana (%) -4.6 Jun 2023 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2023
Greece (%) -1.3 Dec 2018 monthly Apr 1999 - Dec 2018
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -5.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Sep 1999 - Mar 2024
Hungary (%) -6.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
Iceland (%) 0.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2024
India (%) -5.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2024
Indonesia (%) -2.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2014 - Mar 2024
Iran (%) -4.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Ireland (%) 1.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2023
Israel (%) -6.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2024
Italy (%) -7.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
Ivory Coast (%) -5.3 2023 yearly 1960 - 2023
Japan (%) -6.2 2024 yearly 1996 - 2024
Jordan (%) 1.0 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) -0.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2024
Kenya (%) -2.1 Mar 2023 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2023
South Korea (%) -2.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2024
Kosovo (%) 0.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Kuwait (%) 11.7 2022 yearly 1988 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan (%) 3.7 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2024
Laos (%) -0.3 2022 yearly 2012 - 2022
Latvia (%) -2.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
Lebanon (%) -4.3 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Lithuania (%) -0.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
Luxembourg (%) -1.3 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Macau SAR, China (%) -5.1 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2023
North Macedonia (%) -4.5 2022 yearly 1993 - 2022
Malawi (%) -0.4 Jun 2023 monthly Apr 2005 - Jun 2023
Malaysia (%) -6.7 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Malta (%) -4.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2023
Mauritius (%) -5.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Mexico (%) -4.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1980 - Mar 2024
Moldova (%) -5.2 2023 yearly 1998 - 2023
Mongolia (%) 2.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2024
Montenegro (%) 0.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2023
Morocco (%) -5.6 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Mozambique (%) -2.7 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) -7.6 2021 yearly 1986 - 2021
Nepal (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Netherlands (%) -0.1 Mar 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2023
New Zealand (%) -0.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
Nigeria (%) -4.8 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Norway (%) 14.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Oman (%) 2.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2023
Pakistan (%) -3.7 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Palestinian Territory (%) -4.0 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Panama (%) -3.0 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Paraguay (%) -1.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2023
Peru (%) -3.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1990 - Mar 2024
Philippines (%) -6.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1985 - Mar 2024
Poland (%) -5.1 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Portugal (%) 1.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 1999 - Dec 2023
Qatar (%) 6.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Romania (%) -6.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2024
Russia (%) -2.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2023
Saudi Arabia (%) 2.5 2022 yearly 1969 - 2022
Serbia (%) -2.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2024
Singapore (%) -0.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2024
Slovakia (%) -6.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) -3.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2024
South Africa (%) -4.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1990 - Mar 2024
Spain (%) -3.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2023
Sri Lanka (%) -8.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2023
Sudan (%) -0.6 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Sweden (%) -0.7 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Switzerland (%) 0.5 2023 yearly 1990 - 2023

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.3 2022 yearly 2012 - 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -52.450 2022 yearly 2010 - 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,738.794 2022 yearly 2010 - 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 11.3 2022 yearly 2012 - 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (LAK bn) 50,372.610 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Forecast: Government Net Debt (LAK bn) 152,655.509 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Forecast: Government Revenue (LAK bn) 40,599.931 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Govt Budget: Total Expenditure (TE) (LAK bn) 31,002.850 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue (LAK bn) 21,795.660 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: TE: Capital Expenditure (LAK bn) 12,572.610 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Income Tax (LAK bn) 1,619.010 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: TE: Current Expenditure (CE) (LAK bn) 18,430.240 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: VAT (LAK bn) 5,201.470 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Excise Tax (LAK bn) 4,742.820 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.726 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) -170.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2023
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,917.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Total Exports Growth (%) -2.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2023
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,115.303 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 353.170 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 304.331 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,088.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Total Imports Growth (%) 10.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2023
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 30,246.773 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 37,533.232 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 23.868 Feb 2024 monthly Feb 2005 - Feb 2024
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1.367 Feb 2024 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 359.513 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 1996 - Feb 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 240.122 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 1996 - Feb 2024
Exports: Mineral Products (USD mn) 630.430 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2023
Exports: Wood Products, Pulp of Wood and Paper (USD mn) 197.440 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2023
Exports: Agricultural Products (USD mn) 108.540 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2023
Exports: Plastic and Rubber Products (USD mn) 97.010 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2023
Imports: Crude Oil, Fuel, Lubricant and Others (USD mn) 303.650 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2023
Imports: Electrical Machinery and Equipment (USD mn) 232.170 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2023
Imports: Iron, Steel and Other Metal Products (USD mn) 178.270 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2023
Imports: Machinery and Mechanical Equipment (USD mn) 148.870 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2023
Imports: Foods, Beverages, Pharmaceutical Products & Consumer Goods (USD mn) 260.310 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2023
Exports: Extra-ASEAN: India (USD th) 102,124.000 2022 yearly 2008 - 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -90.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2023
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.0 2022 yearly 1984 - 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 394.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 4.7 2022 yearly 1988 - 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -100.146 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.9 2022 yearly 1984 - 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -100.180 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2023
External Debt (USD mn) 10,234.8 2022 yearly 1996 - 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 68.0 2022 yearly 1996 - 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.018 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
BoP: FA: Porfolio Investment (USD mn) 361.05 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2017
FDI: France (USD th) 0.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
FDI: Korea (USD th) 6,183.504 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
FDI: China (USD th) 1,254,236.569 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
FDI: Thailand (USD th) 341,152.687 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
FDI: Vietnam (USD th) 176,991.125 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
FDI (USD th) 7,927,677.215 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
FDI: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (USD mn) 381.683 2017 yearly 2015 - 2017
FDI: Mining and Quarrying (USD mn) 126.792 2017 yearly 2015 - 2017
FDI: Electricity, Gas and Air-Conditioning Supply (USD mn) 711.800 2017 yearly 2015 - 2017
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD mn) 976.474 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2017 - Dec 2023
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,038.082 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 13,202.831 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
M2 Growth (%) 33.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2023
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 May 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,677.3 Dec 2023 monthly Dec 1988 - Dec 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 31.692 May 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - May 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 12,890.616 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2023
Total Deposits Growth (%) 33.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2023
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 9,997.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1991 - Dec 2023
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 23.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2023
Total Loans (USD mn) 8,667.662 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2023
Total Loans Growth (%) 29.19 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2023
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 54.41 2022 yearly 2012 - 2022
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money (M1) (LAK bn) 19,891.731 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1991 - Dec 2023
Monetary Survey: Broad Money (M2) (LAK bn) 252,992.649 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1991 - Dec 2023
Reserve Requirement Rate: LAK (%) 8.000 2023 yearly 1989 - 2023
Commercial Banks (CB): Deposits (LAK bn) 245,282.640 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2023

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