Ireland - Government Budget Balance

Ireland: Government Budget Balance

Unit Millions of Euro, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Annual 401.49 %
Data 2020 -2,020
2019 670

Series Information

Source Department of Finance
Release General Government Operations
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/2000
End Date 12/31/2020

Ireland: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Government Budget Balance 2020 -2,020 670 Millions of Euro, NSA Annual
Government Expenditures 2020 90,685 85,695 Millions of Euro, NSA Annual
Government Revenues 2020 88,670 86,365 Millions of Euro, NSA Annual
Gross External Debt 2020 Q2 0 0 USD, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt 2016 230,468,000,000 232,665,000,000 NCU Annual

Release Information

Data, in euro, cover general government (including central government, extra- budgetary funds, social security funds and local government). The data are generally presented on a cash basis. The fiscal year coincides with the calendar year.

Component detail comprises revenues and expenditure of general government, the general government balance, the trend of general government debt and financing by instrument.

Beyond measuring the difference between receipts and expenditure of central governmen, the general government balance measures the fiscal performance of all arms of goernment including local government and non-commercial state-sponsored bodies, as well extra budgetary funds including the social insuracne fund and the national pensions reserve fund. 

General government receipts and expenditure are calculated by the source in accordance with European standarrd statistical accounting rules. General government balance is based on the September EDP return. 

Data is provisional upon first release, final data is usually released the following year.