Iran - Cash surplus or deficit

Cash surplus/deficit (current LCU)

The value for Cash surplus/deficit (current LCU) in Iran was 18,551,000,000,000 as of 2009. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 208,455,000,000,000 in 2007 and a minimum value of -18,878,000,000,000 in 1998.

Definition: 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).

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

Year Value
1990 -671,400,000,000
1991 -1,168,000,000,000
1992 -970,000,000,000
1993 -545,000,000,000
1994 -328,000,000,000
1995 2,054,000,000,000
1996 2,058,000,000,000
1997 -1,356,000,000,000
1998 -18,878,000,000,000
1999 531,015,000,000
2000 10,399,600,000,000
2001 6,582,000,000,000
2002 6,563,740,000,000
2003 18,087,400,000,000
2004 57,744,600,000,000
2005 103,052,000,000,000
2006 64,667,400,000,000
2007 208,455,000,000,000
2008 88,986,800,000,000
2009 18,551,000,000,000

Cash surplus/deficit (% of GDP)

Cash surplus/deficit (% of GDP) in Iran was 0.47 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 6.66 in 2007, while its lowest value was -5.34 in 1998.

Definition: 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).

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

See also:

Year Value
1990 -1.77
1991 -2.17
1992 -1.35
1993 -0.51
1994 -0.23
1995 1.04
1996 0.76
1997 -0.43
1998 -5.34
1999 0.11
2000 1.66
2001 0.89
2002 0.64
2003 1.44
2004 3.65
2005 5.23
2006 2.73
2007 6.66
2008 2.38
2009 0.47

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance