Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

1969 - 2020 | Yearly | % | Ministry of Finance

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

  • Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 11.2 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit equal to 4.5 % in the previous year
  • Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance to GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1969 to Dec 2020, with an average ratio of -3.1 %
  • 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 227.6 USD bn in Dec 2020
  • Saudi Arabia Nominal GDP reached 186.0 USD bn in Dec 2020

View Saudi Arabia's Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP from 1969 to 2020 in the chart:

Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

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

Saudi Arabia Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 11.2 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit equal to 4.5 % in the previous year See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-11.2 2020 -4.5 2019 -25.3 1987 43.2 1973 % yearly 1969 - 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 (%) -3.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Armenia (%) -4.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) -5.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2021
Austria (%) -5.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
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 (%) -5.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Brunei (%) -19.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) -2.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2021
Cambodia (%) -4.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Canada (%) -5.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1993 - Dec 2021
Chile (%) -7.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
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 (%) -1.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Czech Republic (%) -5.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Denmark (%) 2.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) -1.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Estonia (%) -2.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
European Union (%) -4.7 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Finland (%) -2.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
France (%) -6.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1949 - Dec 2021
Georgia (%) -6.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2021
Germany (%) -3.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Dec 2021
Ghana (%) -8.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2021
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 (%) -10.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
India (%) -6.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
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 (%) -4.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2021
Kenya (%) -3.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2021
South Korea (%) -1.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2021
Kosovo (%) -0.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Kuwait (%) -9.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 9.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 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 (%) -1.0 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Feb 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 (%) -2.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1980 - Dec 2021
Moldova (%) -5.3 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Mongolia (%) -7.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) -2.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2021
Morocco (%) -11.0 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Mozambique (%) -2.7 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) -3.0 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Nepal (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Netherlands (%) -2.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
New Zealand (%) -2.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
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 (%) -0.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Peru (%) -2.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2021
Philippines (%) -8.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1985 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) -1.9 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Portugal (%) -2.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Qatar (%) -1.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Romania (%) -6.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) -11.2 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Serbia (%) -4.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Singapore (%) -0.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Slovakia (%) -6.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) -5.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) -5.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2021
Spain (%) -6.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Sri Lanka (%) -12.2 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 (%) -11.2 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -37,582.933 2021 yearly 1969 - 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 250,136.0 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 30.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SAR bn) 1,124.258 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SAR bn) 938.404 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (SAR bn) 1,314.578 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Public Debt (SAR mn) 174,252.500 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
SA: Revenue: Social Contributions (SAR mn) 0.000 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.305 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 123,329.7 2021 yearly 1957 - 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 28,914.3 Feb 2022 monthly May 2016 - Feb 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 64.7 Feb 2022 monthly May 2017 - Feb 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,435,718.499 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 382,032.719 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 23,574.476 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 12,877.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 18.2 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 4,160,337.076 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,226,033.785 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1,570.528 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,258.439 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 4,938.558 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 2,936.137 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2022
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: Value: Non Oil (SAR mn) 19,555.77 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2018
Exports: ow USA (SAR mn) 5,889.480 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2022
Exports: South Korea (SAR mn) 11,291.800 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - Feb 2022
Exports: ow China (SAR mn) 18,519.592 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2022
Exports: India (SAR mn) 13,112.918 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - Feb 2022
Exports: Value: Asia: India (SAR mn) 99,965.866 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Exports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 53,516.853 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Exports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 102,598.276 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Exports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 87,342.183 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Exports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 190,911.169 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Harmonized System (HS): Value (SAR mn) 573,185.147 2021 yearly 1952 - 2021
Imports: HS: Value: Foodstuffs (SAR mn) 87,529.443 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Imports: HS: Value: Transport Equipment (SAR mn) 86,200.976 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Imports: HS: Value: Pearls, Precious & Semi Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Ar... (SAR mn) 20,438.683 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Imports: HS: Value: MC: Mineral Products (SAR mn) 29,301.234 2021 yearly 1983 - 2021
Imports: HS: Value: Hides and Skins, Wood, Cardboard and Articles (HW) (SAR mn) 14,433.571 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Imports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 60,548.791 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 12,898.789 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 113,380.856 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: European Union: Germany (SAR mn) 28,092.772 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 22,732.339 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 4,808.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 20,693.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 9.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,933.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -1,413.173 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 50.530 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 595,682.291 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) -11,527.062 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -4,363.242 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 7,610.624 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) 3,375.471 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 24,586.952 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Reserve Assets (USD mn) -10,121.255 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 4,235.154 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -20,710.100 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) 11,042.710 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 8,308.182 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 85,837.867 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 3,876.851 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment (USD mn) 2,734.528 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) -1,413.173 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) 15,910.609 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,875.194 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 49,555.143 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 19,008.969 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 20,422.141 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 36,282.724 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 4,808.449 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
IIP: Liabilities (SAR mn) 2,415,258.808 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
IIP: Assets (SAR mn) 4,649,067.400 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
International Investment Position (IIP) (SAR mn) 2,233,808.591 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 14.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 422,449.953 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 556,955.518 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 7.0 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 1980 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 425,781.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 51.527 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 33.7 2021 yearly 1957 - 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 432.945 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1957 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 577,765.167 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
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) 128.090 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 678.595 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 119,437.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 574,896.254 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 14.77 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 61.01 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Base Money (SAR mn) 356,544.803 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (SAR mn) 2,088,583.193 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Money & Quasi Money (SAR mn) 2,371,990.755 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (SAR mn) 1,584,187.325 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Official Reserve Assets: Gold (SAR mn) 1,623.503 Feb 2019 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2019
Official Reserve Assets (SAR mn) 1,692,599.432 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency and Deposits Abroad (SAR mn) 489,775.196 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Banks Deposits (SAR mn) 2,166,619.375 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Banks Deposits: Demand: Business and Individuals (SAR mn) 1,225,740.035 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Bank Loans: Consumer (SAR mn) 428,397.085 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021

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