Government Budget Balance (Local Currency) rose 10.7% to -20,382 in Japan in 2018

Government Budget Balance (Local Currency), 2018
Economy | Japan | March 8, 2019
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Government budget balance rose 10.7% to -20,382 in Japan in 2018, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, government budget balance in Japan reached an all time high of -18,069 in 1994 and an all time low of -41,030 in 2010. When compared to Japan's main peers, government budget balance in China amounted to -3,694, 1,598 in Russia, 44,054 in South Korea and -1,040 in USA in 2018.

Japan has been ranked 81st within the group of 84 countries we follow in terms of government budget balance, 50 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Government Budget Balance (Local Currency) Unit 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Canada -25.5 -32.2 -30.0 -28.0 -28.3
China -3,254 -3,694 -4,318 -4,572 -4,819
Dem. People's Republic of Korea ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Germany 28.9 34.6 24.3 23.1 11.2
India -11,264 -12,332 -13,759 -15,002 -16,277
Japan -22,824 -20,382 -15,805 -12,214 -11,749
Mexico -517 -619 -658 -685 -716
Russia -1,061 1,598 1,838 1,267 667
South Korea 43,308 44,054 31,348 21,564 12,887
USA -782 -1,040 -1,194 -1,198 -1,253
Vietnam -210,246 -256,589 -292,061 -323,622 -364,505