Colombia - Government Budget Balance





Colombia: Government Budget Balance

Mnemonic GVBAL.ICOL
Unit Bil. COP, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 5.52 %
Data 2020 Q3 -26,030
2020 Q2 -27,550

Series Information

Source Bank of the Republic of Colombia
Release Non-financial Public Sector Finance
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1995
End Date 9/30/2020

Colombia: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Gross External Debt Jan 2021 156,834 154,968 Mil. USD, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign Jan 2021 92,153 89,699 Mil. USD, NSA Monthly
Government Budget Balance 2020 Q3 -26,030 -27,550 Bil. COP, NSA Quarterly
Government Expenditures 2020 Q3 89,851 89,807 Bil. COP, NSA Quarterly
Government Revenues 2020 Q3 63,820 62,257 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.