Nigeria Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

2010 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Nigeria Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 3.8 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit equal to 3.6 % in the previous quarter. Nigeria Consolidated Fiscal Balance to GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Dec 2010 to Dec 2020, with an average ratio of -2.2 %. The data reached an all-time high of -0.8 % in Mar 2015 and a record low of -3.8 % in Dec 2020. CEIC calculates quarterly Consolidated Fiscal Balance as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Consolidated Fiscal Balance and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Nigeria provides Consolidated Fiscal Balance in local currency. The National Bureau of Statistics of the Federal Republic of Nigeria provides Nominal GDP in local currency, at basic prices.

In the latest reports, Nigeria National Government Debt reached 75.6 USD bn in Dec 2020. Nigeria Nominal GDP reached 114.8 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Nigeria's Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP from Dec 2010 to Dec 2020 in the chart:

Nigeria Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-3.8 Dec 2020 -3.6 Sep 2020 -3.8 Dec 2020 -0.8 Mar 2015 % quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020

Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -6.8 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Algeria (%) -7.4 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Argentina (%) -8.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) -5.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Australia (%) -13.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Austria (%) -8.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (%) -5.0 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bangladesh (%) -5.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Belarus (%) -1.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) -9.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Bolivia (%) -6.0 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -1.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Sep 2020
Botswana (%) -10.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Brazil (%) -13.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2021
Brunei (%) -5.0 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Bulgaria (%) -3.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (%) -4.1 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Canada (%) -11.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1993 - Dec 2020
Chile (%) -7.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
China (%) -5.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Colombia (%) -5.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Croatia (%) 0.4 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Cyprus (%) -5.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Czech Republic (%) -6.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Denmark (%) -1.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Estonia (%) -4.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) -6.9 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Finland (%) -5.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
France (%) -9.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1949 - Dec 2020
Georgia (%) -9.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Germany (%) -4.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1991 - Dec 2020
Ghana (%) -6.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2020
Greece (%) -1.3 Dec 2018 monthly Apr 1999 - Dec 2018
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -8.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1999 - Dec 2020
Hungary (%) -8.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Iceland (%) -1.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
India (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (%) -6.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Iran (%) -4.9 Mar 2019 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2019
Ireland (%) -5.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Israel (%) -11.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Italy (%) -8.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) -3.0 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (%) -7.8 2022 yearly 1996 - 2022
Jordan (%) 1.0 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) -3.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) -2.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
South Korea (%) -3.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (%) -7.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (%) -9.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) -1.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jan 2021
Laos (%) -5.2 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Latvia (%) -3.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Lebanon (%) -10.9 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Lithuania (%) -4.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Luxembourg (%) -4.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) -8.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2020
North Macedonia (%) -8.2 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Malawi (%) -1.2 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2005 - Dec 2020
Malaysia (%) -3.6 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Malta (%) -10.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (%) -8.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2020
Mexico (%) -2.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1980 - Dec 2020
Moldova (%) -1.4 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Mongolia (%) -12.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) -10.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) -11.0 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Mozambique (%) -2.7 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) -2.6 2018 yearly 1986 - 2018
Nepal (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Netherlands (%) -4.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (%) -1.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (%) -3.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) -3.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Oman (%) -13.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Pakistan (%) -8.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) -2.2 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Panama (%) -10.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Paraguay (%) -2.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) -8.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2020
Philippines (%) -7.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) -7.0 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Portugal (%) -5.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Qatar (%) -5.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (%) -9.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Russia (%) -4.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) -7.1 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Serbia (%) -8.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Singapore (%) -6.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) -6.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) -7.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
South Africa (%) -10.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) -11.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (%) -11.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) -2.4 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) -3.1 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Switzerland (%) 1.4 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -3,910.052 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 76,375.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 18.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NGN bn) 44,913.220 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NGN bn) 135,441.460 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (NGN bn) 24,435.680 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Gross Federation Account Revenue: Oil (NGN bn) 985.570 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Gross Federation Account Revenue (NGN bn) 2,208.100 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Federal Govt Balance (NGN bn) -1,483.930 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Federal Govt Expenditure: Recurrent (NGN bn) 1,720.090 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Federal Govt Revenue (NGN bn) 903.520 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Federal Govt Expenditure: Capital (NGN bn) 622.130 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Federal Govt Expenditure (NGN bn) 2,387.460 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Government Debt: Domestic (NGN bn) 16,513.929 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.040 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,959.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,820.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 11.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 88,212.341 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,904.451 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 704.590 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,780.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 44.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 965,920.024 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 434,946.956 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 36.075 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 422.719 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 214.635 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,440.816 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Exports: Crude Oil (NGN mn) 664,897.316 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Trade (NGN mn) 3,263,824.154 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports: Europe: ow UK (NGN mn) 39,434.810 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports: America: ow USA (NGN mn) 24,895.523 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports: Europe: ow Netherlands (NGN mn) 60,277.030 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports (NGN mn) 1,070,267.123 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Europe: ow Netherlands (NGN mn) 93,317.314 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Europe: ow Germany (NGN mn) 54,563.268 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Europe: ow UK (NGN mn) 35,761.415 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Asia: ow China (NGN mn) 757,807.681 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Imports: America: ow USA (NGN mn) 251,380.868 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Manufactured Goods (NGN mn) 237,319.776 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Chemicals and Chemical Products (NGN mn) 355,996.591 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (NGN mn) 124,468.404 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports (NGN mn) 2,193,557.031 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Food and Live Animals (NGN mn) 288,028.657 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Machinery and Transport Equipment (NGN mn) 958,035.327 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 186.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -3,337.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 775.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,426.454 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 125.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,616.928 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 32,860.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 310.7 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.1 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -8.103 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -85,210.476 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Assets: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -24.669 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services (USD mn) -2,902.079 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Assets (USD mn) 2,069.202 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Income: Debit (USD mn) -988.819 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: Net Errors & Omission (USD mn) -6,136.341 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,196.837 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Income (USD mn) -683.038 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Assets: Direct Investment (USD mn) -186.940 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -4,098.916 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Debit (USD mn) -109.402 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 7,712.285 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods (USD mn) -4,231.398 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers (USD mn) 6,065.876 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Liabilities: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,426.454 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Income: Credit (USD mn) 305.781 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 7,886.981 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Debit (USD mn) -11,943.683 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Credit (USD mn) 6,175.278 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Liabilities: Other Investment (USD mn) 1,252.946 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Assets: Reserves Assets (USD mn) 1,304.584 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Liabilities (USD mn) 5,817.779 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Assets: Other Investment (USD mn) 976.227 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Government (USD mn) 32,859.990 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Government: International Capital Market (USD mn) 10,368.350 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Service Payments (USD mn) 194.440 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2018
Capital Inflow: Foreign Direct Investment (USD) 52,654,783.060 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 11.4 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 39,097.677 Jun 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - Jun 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 94,869.415 May 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 18.9 Jun 2021 monthly Nov 1993 - Jun 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 27.5 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 2005 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 34,820.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.374 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.062 Jan 2018 monthly Dec 1950 - Jan 2018
Total Deposits (USD mn) 84,213.801 Dec 2019 monthly Nov 1992 - Dec 2019
Total Deposits Growth (%) 2.6 Dec 2019 monthly Nov 1993 - Dec 2019
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 108,347.3 Jun 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - Jun 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 14.9 May 2021 monthly Nov 1993 - May 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 11.41 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Base Money (NGN mn) 13,064,025.440 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: M2 (NGN mn) 38,759,139.290 Jun 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - Jun 2021
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: M2: M1 (NGN mn) 16,016,754.460 Jun 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - Jun 2021
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: M2: Quasi Money (NGN mn) 22,570,984.680 May 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - May 2021
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: M3 (NGN mn) 35,345,802.020 Jun 2020 monthly Nov 1992 - Jun 2020
Non Performing Loans to Gross Loans (%) 9.335 Jun 2019 semiannually Dec 2003 - Jun 2019
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -22.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2015 - Dec 2020

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