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Central government revenue and expenditure

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billion NOK deficit before net transfers from the Government Pension Fund Global

Central government fiscal account. Quarterly figures. NOK million.
1st quarter 20171st quarter 2018Change in per cent
A. TOTAL REVENUE316 046335 7966.2
Operating surplus extraction of petroleum25 90630 88319.2
Tax revenue154 942170 57510.1
Members' and employers' contribution to the National Insurance Scheme97 11399 6512.6
Interest and dividends3 8106 00057.5
Other revenue34 27528 687-16.3
 
B. TOTAL EXPENDITURE341 830345 9061.2
Operating costs36 15736 3960.7
Total fixed capital formation17 58414 002-20.4
Total transfers288 089295 5082.6
 
C. SURPLUS BEFORE NET TRANSFERS TO THE GOVERNMENT PENSION FUND - GLOBAL-25 784-10 110

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Table 1 
Central government fiscal account. Revenue and expenditure by type. Quarterly figures. NOK Million.

Central government fiscal account. Revenue and expenditure by type. Quarterly figures. NOK Million.1
1st quarter 20172nd quarter 20173rd quarter 20174th quarter 20171st quarter 2018
1The quarterly figures are subjected to chance variations and are not revised. They should be interpreted with caution.
A. TOTAL REVENUE316 046324 161281 043304 638335 796
Sales revenue2 6474 8453 8427 9444 042
Operating surplus extraction of petroleum25 90622 48216 51921 71330 883
Depreciation etc. extraction of petroleum6 6375 7896 2505 9725 686
Depreciation etc. other central government enterprises3403185571 605352
Other revenue from fixed capital formation364206420-6276
Total transfers280 152290 521253 455267 466294 757
Tax revenue154 942211 123141 133194 037170 575
Members' contributions National Insurance Scheme40 48828 15942 72326 37741 852
Employers' contributions National Insurance Scheme56 62529 96758 98830 19357 799
Interest and dividends3 81019 4049 2388 9226 000
Transfers from other state accounts5903894..
Transfers from municipalities and county authorities330348320374350
Transfers from the central bank17 72600014 333
Other transfers6 1721 5201 0157 4693 848
 
B. TOTAL EXPENDITURE341 830337 213286 855314 970345 906
Operating costs36 15741 36336 60452 71536 396
Wages and salaries19 75422 70419 28321 03220 539
Goods and services11 11211 85810 64118 67211 129
Other operating expenses5 8657 3436 97611 7755 245
Operating deficit central government enterprises-574-542-2961 236-517
Total fixed capital formation17 58414 22814 33023 73714 002
Construction etc. extraction of petroleum7 1476 6346 3386 4455 586
Construction etc. other central government enterprises6587626911 118891
Other fixed capital formation9 7796 8327 30116 1747 525
Total transfers288 089281 622235 921238 518295 508
Transfers to other state accounts22 60613 56017 2364 56925 405
Transfers to municipalities and county authorities60 60672 88648 23751 05060 049
Pensions benefits etc. National Insurance Scheme108 517114 620110 559116 135108 701
Interest expenditure1 8496 271-8721 5852 405
Other transfers94 51174 28560 76165 17998 948
 
C. SURPLUS BEFORE NET TRANSFERS TO THE GOVERNMENT PENSION FUND - GLOBAL-25 784-13 052-5 812-10 332-10 110
 
D. NET TRANSFERS TO THE GOVERNMENT PENSION FUND - GLOBAL-19 700-19 410-10 400-14 037-6 000
 
E=C-D. SURPLUS BEFORE FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS-6 0846 3584 5883 705-4 110
 
F. LENDING MINUS REPAYMENTS4 680-8 5093 262-6 936-62 762
 
G. DEBT INSTALMENTS6 52044 439000
 
H=F+G-E. TOTAL FINANCING INCLUDING DEBT INSTALMENTS17 28429 572-1 326-10 641-58 652

Table 2 
Central government fiscal account. Revenue and expenditure by type. Annual figures. NOK Million.

Central government fiscal account. Revenue and expenditure by type. Annual figures. NOK Million.
AccountBudget
20152016201720172018
A. TOTAL REVENUE1 227 4121 162 4831 225 8881 180 5701 255 664
Sales revenue22 91625 28619 27817 75716 778
Operating surplus extraction of petroleum93 85567 18886 62066 40076 900
Depreciation etc. extraction of petroleum23 72723 27724 64825 40022 200
Depreciation etc. other central government enterprises2 6492 5112 8202 4222 388
Other revenue from fixed capital formation523632928381618
Total transfers1 083 7421 043 5891 091 5941 068 2101 136 780
Tax revenue703 299659 444701 234678 160738 192
Members' contributions National Insurance Scheme129 807133 599137 747139 524144 613
Employers' contributions National Insurance Scheme169 629171 325175 773177 134182 205
Interest and dividends52 98841 23341 37539 48448 274
Transfers from other state accounts185941905340
Transfers from municipalities and county authorities1 2631 3431 3731 4361 473
Other transfers16 1529 96216 17614 7197 483
 
B. TOTAL EXPENDITURE1 194 4651 246 0921 280 8661 301 8061 327 980
Operating costs167 382182 574166 838171 691172 274
Wages and salaries78 50481 95482 77382 78183 232
Goods and services49 35552 84452 28255 42956 217
Other operating expenses40 11648 11031 95933 72933 284
Operating deficit central government enterprises-593-334-176-248-459
Total fixed capital formation74 92278 46169 87870 47271 661
Construction etc. extraction of petroleum28 95527 81526 56425 50025 000
Construction etc. other central government enterprises3 0453 5223 2283 5674 341
Other fixed capital formation42 92247 12440 08641 40542 320
Total transfers952 161985 0571 044 1501 059 6431 084 045
Transfers to other state accounts51 41854 44757 97157 79460 281
Transfers to municipalities and county authorities207 122216 899232 778231 377235 792
Pensions benefits etc. National Insurance Scheme420 460437 087449 831460 162470 295
Interest expenditure11 24910 8258 83311 6198 872
Other transfers261 912265 799294 737298 691308 805
 
C. SURPLUS BEFORE NET TRANSFERS TO THE GOVERNMENT PENSION FUND - GLOBAL32 947-83 609-54 978-121 236-72 316
 
D. NET TRANSFERS TO THE GOVERNMENT PENSION FUND - GLOBAL32 193-87 737-63 547-121 235-72 317
 
E=C-D. SURPLUS BEFORE FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS7544 1288 569-11
 
F. LENDING MINUS REPAYMENTS36 15337 589-7 503-5 054-62 451
 
G. DEBT INSTALMENTS59 91914 77850 95963 2070
 
H=F+G-E. TOTAL FINANCING INCLUDING DEBT INSTALMENTS95 31848 23934 88758 154-62 452

Table 3 
Net government cash flow from petroleum activities. Quarterly figures. NOK million

Net government cash flow from petroleum activities. Quarterly figures. NOK million
1st quarter 20172nd quarter 20173rd quarter 20174th quarter 20171st quarter 2018
Taxes on the extraction of petroleum9 20216 67115 37423 80214 976
Environmental taxes and area fees1352 3243213 348602
Net cash flow from SDFI26 27522 51717 31022 17031 761
Equinor dividend02 0184 2822 0982 118
Net government cash flow from petroleum activities35 61143 53037 28751 41849 457

Table 4 
Net government cash flow from petroleum activities. Annual figures. NOK million

Net government cash flow from petroleum activities. Annual figures. NOK million
2014201520162017
Taxes on the extraction of petroleum170 050103 67241 09365 049
Environmental taxes and area fees6 1146 4856 5136 128
Net cash flow from SDFI112 85792 71766 45588 272
Equinor dividend22 64615 38210 7178 398
Net government cash flow from petroleum activities311 667218 256124 779167 847

About the statistics

The central government’s fiscal account shows its total revenue and expenditure. The revenues include tax revenues, contributions to the National Insurance Scheme and petroleum-related revenues. The expenditure consists mainly of transfers, fixed capital formation and operating costs.

Definitions

Definitions of the main concepts and variables

Total revenue: Total gross revenue before transfers to the Government Pension Fund - Global.

Total expenditure: Total gross expenditure before transfers to the Government Pension Fund - Global.

Surplus before net transfers to the Government Pension Fund - Global: Total revenue minus total expenditure.

Surplus before financial transactions: Surplus after net transfers to the Government Pension Fund - Global.

Gross financing including debt instalments: Deficit before financial transactions plus lending minus repayments and debt instalments.

Financing: How the deficit (or surplus) before net transfers to the Government Pension Fund - Global is financed, distributed by main groups of financial instruments.

Type: Revenue and expenditure are classified in main groups by type, mainly based on whether the transaction is related to operation or investments, whether services are offered in return or not, and what kind of economic function the individual transaction has. Originally the distribution by type was based on the National Accounts' distinctions, but over time this has changed somewhat.

Programme category: Expenditure is classified by main purpose of the individual expenditure item.

Financial instrument: Rough classification of financing by financial instrument, with a distinction between deposits, loans, short-term securities, medium and long-term securities, and equity (shares, capital deposits etc.).

Standard classifications

Not relevant.

Administrative information

Name and topic

Name: Central government revenue and expenditure
Topic: Public sector

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Responsible division

Division for Public Finance

Regional level

National level only.

Frequency and timeliness

Figures are published 35-45 days after the end of each quarter. Annual figures are published with the figures for the fourth quarter.

Monthly figures for revenue and expeniture are only published in StatBank. They are updated on the last workday of the following month and this update is not included in the overview of planned releases and events.

International reporting

Not relevant.

Microdata

The micro data are stored in the SAS database.

Background

Background and purpose

The purpose is to give the public access to quarterly figures for the central government's fiscal account, including the National Insurance Scheme. Quarterly figures are available from the first quarter 1985.

Users and applications

The statistics are processed for use in the National Accounts. Other important users are the Ministry of Finance, the IMF and mass media.

Equal treatment of users

No external users have access to the statistics and analyses before they are published and accessible simultaneously for all users on ssb.no at 8 am. Prior to this, a minimum of three months' advance notice is given in the Statistics Release Calendar. This is one of Statistics Norway’s key principles for ensuring that all users are treated equally.

Coherence with other statistics

The statistics are not based on international standards. The figures for the central government's fiscal accounts are in principle final at the time of publishing. Annual figures from the statistics are included in processed form in the statistics General government revenue and expenditure and the annual and quarterly statistics are included in the National Accounts.

Legal authority

The Statistics Act, § 2-2

EEA reference

Not relevant.

Production

Population

The population comprises all administrative bodies that report to the central government's fiscal account. Non-corporate state enterprises and state lending institutions are partially included (most of them on a net basis), but not public corporations.

Data sources and sampling

The central government's fiscal account is an administrative register collected from the Ministry of Finance.

Not relevant.

Collection of data, editing and estimations

Not relevant.

This mostly consists of checking that the accounts balance (i.e. that expenditures equal the sum of revenues and net financial transactions).

Not relevant.

Seasonal adjustment

Not relevant

Confidentiality

Not relevant.

Comparability over time and space

One tries to avoid great breaks in the series by presenting only main groups of revenues and expenditures in the tables. Breaks may still occur, since the central government fiscal account's chart of accounts constantly is being adjusted by resolutions in the National Assembly.

Accuracy and reliability

Sources of error and uncertainty

Errors may occur while aggregating main item, programme area and financial instrument.

Not relevant.

Variance: Not relevant

Bias: Not relevant

Non-response: Not relevant

Register errors: Probably few.

Revision

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