South Africa Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

1990 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

South Africa Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 8.4 % of its Nominal GDP in Jun 2020, compared with a deficit equal to 6.7 % in the previous quarter. South Africa Consolidated Fiscal Balance to GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Dec 1990 to Jun 2020, with an average ratio of -4.0 %. The data reached an all-time high of 1.1 % in Jun 2008 and a record low of -8.4 % in Jun 2020. CEIC calculates quarterly Consolidated Fiscal Balance as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Consolidated Fiscal Balance and quarterly Nominal GDP. South African Reserve Bank provides Consolidated Fiscal Balance in local currency. Statistics South Africa provides Nominal GDP in local currency.

In the latest reports, South Africa National Government Debt reached 221.9 USD bn in Sep 2020. South Africa Nominal GDP reached 59.8 USD bn in Jun 2020.

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South Africa Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

What was South Africa's Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP in Jun 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-8.4 Jun 2020 -6.7 Mar 2020 -8.4 Jun 2020 1.1 Jun 2008 % quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2020

Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -1.9 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Algeria (%) -8.8 2017 yearly 1994 - 2017
Argentina (%) -7.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2020
Armenia (%) -3.5 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2020
Australia (%) -7.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2020
Austria (%) -3.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Jun 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 0.1 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2004 - Nov 2020
Bahrain (%) -5.0 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bangladesh (%) -5.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Belarus (%) -1.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Jun 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -2,561.674 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 6,262.205 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 21.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 247,941.9 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1960 - Nov 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 69.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 1960 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ZAR bn) 2,161.643 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ZAR bn) 5,647.554 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (ZAR bn) 1,957.719 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
National Govt Balance (ZAR mn) -21,403.285 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020
National Govt Expenditure (ZAR mn) 120,621.480 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020
National Govt Revenue (ZAR mn) 99,218.195 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020
National Govt Debt: Gross: Foreign (ZAR mn) 404,803.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1960 - Nov 2020
National Govt Debt: Gross (ZAR mn) 3,826,364.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1960 - Nov 2020
National Govt Debt: Gross: Domestic (ZAR mn) 3,421,561.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1960 - Nov 2020

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