Government budget balance reached -22.9 in 2004 in Albania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 16.2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, government budget balance in Albania reached an all time high of -19.7 in 2003 and an all time low of -42.0 in 1997.
Albania has been ranked 88th within the group of 126 countries we follow in terms of government budget balance.
A government budget deficit is the amount by which government revenues fall short of government spending (the opposite being a budget surplus).