Government budget balance reached 18,551 in 2009 in Iran, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 79.2 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, government budget balance in Iran reached an all time high of 208,455 in 2007 and an all time low of -18,878 in 1998.
Iran has been ranked 1st within the group of 129 countries we follow in terms of government budget balance, 1 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).