Colombia - Government Budget Balance

Colombia: Government Budget Balance

Unit Bil. COP, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 84.08 %
Data 2021 Q3 -2,393
2021 Q2 -15,031

Series Information

Source Bank of the Republic of Colombia
Release Public Finance: Non-Financial Public Sector (NFPS)
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1995
End Date 9/30/2021

Colombia: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Gross External Debt Mar 2022 175,105 172,768 Mil. USD, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign Mar 2022 101,556 101,657 Mil. USD, NSA Monthly
Government Budget Balance 2021 Q3 -2,393 -15,031 Bil. COP, NSA Quarterly
Government Expenditures 2021 Q3 94,785 96,589 Bil. COP, NSA Quarterly
Government Revenues 2021 Q3 92,392 81,558 Bil. COP, NSA Quarterly

Release Information

The Bank of the Republic of Colombia reports annual and quarterly non-financial public sector finance data. Our excerpt includes revenues, expenses, interest expenses, and surplus/deficit.

  • Measurement: Billions of Colombian pesos (Bil. COL)
  • Adjustment: Not seasonally adjusted (NSA)
  • Native frequencies:
    • Quarterly
    • Annual
  • Start dates:
    • Quarterly: 1995Q1
    • Annual: 1985

Reports and calculations are in accordance with the International Monetary Fund standards. Non-financial public sectors includes central government, social security funds, regional and local governments, and non-financial public enterprises. 

Moody's Analytics supplements

We compute seasonally adjusted counterparts to the headline items (balance, receipts, expenditures) and interest charges.

Final data on non-financial public sector operations is available to the public two quarters after the end of the fiscal year and are published in the "Documentos CONFIS" of the Ministerio de Hacienda y Credito Publico.