Scotland's budget deficit as a percentage of UK GDP 2008/09 to 2018/19

This statistic shows Scotland's budget balance, excluding revenue generated by the North Sea, as a share of the United Kingdom (UK)'s gross domestic product (GDP) from 2008/09 to 2018/19. The deficit increased between 2008/09 and 2009/10 but has slowly been decreasing from 2009/10 onwards. However, Scotland's deficit as a share of the UK's GDP is still higher than pre-recession levels.

Current budget balance in Scotland* as a percentage of United Kingdom (UK) gross domestic product (GDP) from 2008/09 to 2018/19

Share of UK GDP
2018/2019-5.7%
2017/2018-6.8%
2016/2017-7.2%
2015/2016-8.6%
2014/2015-8.7%
2013/2014-9.5%
2012/2013-10.8%
2011/2012-11.2%
2010/2011-12.7%
2009/2010-12.7%
2008/2009-10%
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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period

2008 to 2019

Supplementary notes

*Excluding North Sea revenue

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