Scotland's budget deficit as a percentage of UK GDP 2008/09 to 2017/18

Current budget balance in Scotland* as a percentage of United Kingdom (UK) gross domestic product (GDP) from 2008/09 to 2017/18

by Daniel Clark, last edited Nov 22, 2018
Scotland's budget deficit as a percentage of UK GDP 2008/09 to 2017/18 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 2017/18. The deficit increased between 2008/09 and 2009/10 but has slowly been decreasing from 2009/2010 onwards. However, Scotland's deficit as a share of the UK's GDP is still higher than pre-recession levels.
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Current budget balance in Scotland* as a percentage of United Kingdom (UK) gross domestic product (GDP) from 2008/09 to 2017/18

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Share of UK GDP
2017/2018-6.8%
2016/2017-7.1%
2015/2016-8.7%
2014/2015-8.9%
2013/2014-9.9%
2012/2013-11.3%
2011/2012-11.7%
2010/2011-12.9%
2009/2010-12.6%
2008/2009-10%
Share of UK GDP
2017/2018-6.8%
2016/2017-7.1%
2015/2016-8.7%
2014/2015-8.9%
2013/2014-9.9%
2012/2013-11.3%
2011/2012-11.7%
2010/2011-12.9%
2009/2010-12.6%
2008/2009-10%
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by Daniel Clark, last edited Nov 22, 2018
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 2017/18. The deficit increased between 2008/09 and 2009/10 but has slowly been decreasing from 2009/2010 onwards. However, Scotland's deficit as a share of the UK's GDP is still higher than pre-recession levels.
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