Government Budget Balance (Local Currency) fell 11.8% to -7.93 in Guatemala in 2018

Government Budget Balance (Local Currency)
Economy | Guatemala | March 8, 2019
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Government budget balance reached -7.93 in 2018 in Guatemala, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, government budget balance in Guatemala reached an all time high of 0.127 in 1992 and an all time low of -11.0 in 2010.

Guatemala has been ranked 41st within the group of 84 countries we follow in terms of government budget balance, 22 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

A government budget deficit is the amount by which government revenues fall short of government spending (the opposite being a budget surplus).

Government Budget Balance (Local Currency) Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Belize ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Costa Rica -2,056 -2,490 -2,542 -2,750 -3,028
El Salvador -0.612 -0.589 -0.748 -0.804 -0.851
Guatemala -7.09 -7.93 -10.5 -12.9 -15.7
Honduras ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mexico -517 -619 -658 -685 -716
Nicaragua ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
USA -782 -1,040 -1,194 -1,198 -1,253