Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

1969 - 2022 | Yearly | % | Ministry of Finance

Key information about Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

  • Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance registered a surplus equal to 2.5 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2022, compared with a deficit equal to 2.3 % in the previous year
  • Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance to GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1969 to Dec 2022, with an average ratio of -2.9 %
  • The data reached an all-time high of 43.2 % in Dec 1973 and a record low of -25.3 % in Dec 1987



Further information about Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Saudi Arabia National Government Debt reached 264.0 USD bn in Dec 2022
  • Saudi Arabia Nominal GDP reached 267.9 USD bn in Mar 2023

View Saudi Arabia's Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP from 1969 to 2022 in the chart:

Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

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

Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance registered a surplus equal to 2.5 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2022, compared with a deficit equal to 2.3 % in the previous year See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2.5 2022 -2.3 2021 -25.3 1987 43.2 1973 % yearly 1969 - 2022

Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -3.7 2022 yearly 1997 - 2022
Algeria (%) -2.6 2022 yearly 1994 - 2022
Argentina (%) -2.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2024
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 (%) 3.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2023
Botswana (%) 2.5 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2023
Brazil (%) -7.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2024
Brunei (%) -11.9 2023 yearly 2010 - 2023
Bulgaria (%) -2.4 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 (%) -2.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2024
Denmark (%) 3.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2024
Ecuador (%) -2.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2024
Estonia (%) -3.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2024
European Union (%) -3.5 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Finland (%) -3.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2024
France (%) -5.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1949 - Mar 2024
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 (%) -5.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2024
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 (%) -6.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2024
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 (%) 3.8 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2024
Laos (%) 0.6 2023 yearly 2012 - 2023
Latvia (%) -1.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2024
Lebanon (%) -4.3 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Lithuania (%) -0.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2024
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 (%) -3.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2024
Mauritius (%) -5.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Mexico (%) -4.4 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 (%) -0.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2012 - Mar 2024
Morocco (%) -5.0 2023 yearly 1980 - 2023
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 (%) -1.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2024
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 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2024
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 (%) 0.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Sep 1999 - Mar 2024
Qatar (%) 6.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Romania (%) -6.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2024
Russia (%) -0.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2024
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 (%) -3.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2024
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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Saudi Arabia Key Series

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 2.5 2022 yearly 1969 - 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -21,585.731 2023 yearly 1969 - 2023
National Government Debt (USD mn) 273,066.7 2023 yearly 2004 - 2023
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 27.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2016 - Mar 2024
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SAR bn) 1,553.324 2029 yearly 1990 - 2029
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SAR bn) 806.352 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (SAR bn) 1,421.893 2029 yearly 1991 - 2029
Public Debt (SAR mn) 87,982.516 2023 yearly 2004 - 2023
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.415 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) 113,078.6 2023 yearly 1957 - 2023
Total Exports (USD mn) 26,864.7 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) -5.9 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2016 - Mar 2024
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,177,047.652 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 545,269.271 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 22,592.765 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 16,079.3 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) -1.3 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2024
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 5,358,995.860 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,078,407.217 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1,206.522 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2024
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,341.858 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 4,513.540 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 3,597.652 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2024
Exports: Value: Non Oil (SAR mn) 19,555.77 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2018
Exports: Value: Oil (SAR mn) 68,943.34 Apr 2018 monthly May 2016 - Apr 2018
Exports: Value: Petroleum Products (SAR mn) 125,222.000 2017 yearly 1970 - 2017
Exports: Value: Crude Petroleum (SAR mn) 513,181.000 2017 yearly 1953 - 2017
Exports: ow USA (SAR mn) 4,524.456 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2024
Exports: ow China (SAR mn) 16,925.775 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2024
Exports: Value (SAR mn) 100,742.717 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2024
Exports: India (SAR mn) 8,809.773 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2024
Exports: South Korea (SAR mn) 9,807.799 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2024
Exports: Value: Asia: India (SAR mn) 113,354.282 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Exports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 107,208.022 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Exports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 58,495.428 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Exports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 199,331.298 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Exports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 121,831.325 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Imports: HS: Value: MC: Mineral Products (SAR mn) 61,579.696 2023 yearly 1983 - 2023
Imports: HS: Value: Hides and Skins, Wood, Cardboard and Articles (HW) (SAR mn) 17,249.487 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Imports: Harmonized System (HS): Value (SAR mn) 776,024.259 2023 yearly 1952 - 2023
Imports: HS: Value: Foodstuffs (SAR mn) 105,681.247 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Imports: HS: Value: Pearls, Precious & Semi Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Ar... (SAR mn) 33,637.828 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Imports: HS: Value: Transport Equipment (SAR mn) 118,665.412 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Imports: Value: European Union: Germany (SAR mn) 34,218.595 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Imports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 22,618.912 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Imports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 162,549.731 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Imports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 70,584.316 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Imports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 30,693.439 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 8,888.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 7,637.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 2.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,525.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 23,787.540 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2024
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 8.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2024
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 6.924 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 785,074.650 2023 yearly 2007 - 2023
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Equity (USD mn) 667.213 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2023
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,728.907 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment (USD mn) -5,444.765 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 7,923.101 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) -12,820.548 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) 22.871 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 26,177.858 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 23,787.540 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 5,467.636 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -15,864.440 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -2,811.669 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) 3,449.101 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 78,607.443 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 51,117.069 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 8,049.492 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: FA: Reserve Assets (USD mn) 18,395.575 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 4,554.693 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 15,650.670 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment (USD mn) 6,362.731 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 8,888.331 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) 3,494.799 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -10,527.188 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 27,490.374 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
International Investment Position (IIP) (SAR mn) 2,944,029.939 2023 yearly 2007 - 2023
IIP: Assets (SAR mn) 5,352,001.798 2023 yearly 2007 - 2023
IIP: Liabilities (SAR mn) 2,407,971.859 2023 yearly 2007 - 2023
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2023
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 11.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2024
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 432,359.785 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 669,575.371 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
M2 Growth (%) 10.8 May 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2024
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 7.0 Jun 2024 monthly Mar 1980 - Jun 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 442,917.5 May 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 40.288 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 23.9 2023 yearly 1957 - 2023
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 432.945 May 2024 monthly Dec 1957 - May 2024
Total Deposits (USD mn) 692,068.950 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.5 May 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 279,406.0 Feb 2018 monthly Oct 1983 - Feb 2018
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 21.6 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 1969 - Dec 2017
Credit to Households (USD bn) 348.930 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2023
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 796.302 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2023
Household Debt (USD mn) 127,502.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 726,442.771 May 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 11.14 May 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 63.91 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2024
Base Money (SAR mn) 401,433.295 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2024
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Money & Quasi Money (SAR mn) 2,825,714.721 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (SAR mn) 1,621,349.194 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
Money Supply: M3: M2 (SAR mn) 2,510,907.640 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency and Deposits Abroad (SAR mn) 657,700.974 May 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2024
Official Reserve Assets (SAR mn) 1,752,966.575 May 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2024
Official Reserve Assets: Gold (SAR mn) 1,623.503 Feb 2019 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2019
Banks Deposits: Demand: Business and Individuals (SAR mn) 1,145,601.177 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
Banks Deposits (SAR mn) 2,595,258.561 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
Bank Loans: Consumer (SAR mn) 450,887.301 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2024

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