Appendix A

Australian Government budget aggregates


The table below shows the main cash and accrual budget aggregates for the Australian Government general government sector over the period 2007-08 to 2012-13. The underlying cash deficit is estimated to be $57.6 billion in 2009-10. In accrual terms, a fiscal deficit of $53.1 billion is expected.

Table: Australian Government budget aggregates
  • (a) Excludes expected Future Fund earnings.