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Cash surplus/deficit (% of GDP) for the United Kingdom (CASHBLGBA188A)


2014: -19.84224 (+ more)   Updated: Sep 27, 2018 1:31 PM CDT
2014:  -19.84224  
2013:  -32.88385  
2012:  -125.14289  
2011:  -177.96420  
2010:  -262.39724  
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Percent of GDP,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: World Bank  

Release: World Development Indicators  

Units:  Percent of GDP, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Annual


Cash surplus or deficit is revenue (including grants) minus expense, minus net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. In the 1986 GFS manual nonfinancial assets were included under revenue and expenditure in gross terms. This cash surplus or deficit is closest to the earlier overall budget balance (still missing is lending minus repayments, which are now a financing item under net acquisition of financial assets).

World Bank sources: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

Source Indicator: GC.BAL.CASH.GD.ZS

Suggested Citation:

World Bank, Cash surplus/deficit (% of GDP) for the United Kingdom [CASHBLGBA188A], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CASHBLGBA188A, .


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