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

Central government fiscal account. Quarterly figures. NOK million.
4th quarter 20164th quarter 2017Change in per cent
A. TOTAL REVENUE254 055304 63819.9
Operating surplus extraction of petroleum14 99921 71344.8
Tax revenue153 664194 03726.3
Members' and employers' contribution to the National Insurance Scheme53 67056 5705.4
Interest and dividends9 3808 922-4.9
Other revenue22 34223 3964.7
 
B. TOTAL EXPENDITURE314 270314 9700.2
Operating costs60 95252 715-13.5
Total fixed capital formation24 90123 737-4.7
Total transfers228 417238 5184.4
 
C. SURPLUS BEFORE NET TRANSFERS TO THE GOVERNMENT PENSION FUND - GLOBAL-60 215-10 332

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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
4th quarter 20161st quarter 20172nd quarter 20173rd quarter 20174th quarter 2017
1The quarterly figures are subjected to chance variations and are not revised. They should be interpreted with caution.
A. TOTAL REVENUE254 055316 046324 161281 043304 638
Sales revenue13 1672 6474 8453 8427 944
Operating surplus extraction of petroleum14 99925 90622 48216 51921 713
Depreciation etc. extraction of petroleum6 0446 6375 7896 2505 972
Depreciation etc. other central government enterprises1 5973403185571 605
Other revenue from fixed capital formation416364206420-62
Total transfers217 832280 152290 521253 455267 466
Tax revenue153 664154 942211 123141 133194 037
Members' contributions National Insurance Scheme24 30540 48828 15942 72326 377
Employers' contributions National Insurance Scheme29 36556 62529 96758 98830 193
Interest and dividends9 3803 81019 4049 2388 922
Transfers from other state accounts395903894
Transfers from municipalities and county authorities349330348320374
Transfers from the central bank017 726000
Other transfers7306 1721 5201 0157 469
 
B. TOTAL EXPENDITURE314 270341 830337 213286 855314 970
Operating costs60 95236 15741 36336 60452 715
Wages and salaries21 66319 75422 70419 28321 032
Goods and services18 06311 11211 85810 64118 672
Other operating expenses20 2125 8657 3436 97611 775
Operating deficit central government enterprises1 014-574-542-2961 236
Total fixed capital formation24 90117 58414 22814 33023 737
Construction etc. extraction of petroleum6 8567 1476 6346 3386 445
Construction etc. other central government enterprises9166587626911 118
Other fixed capital formation17 1299 7796 8327 30116 174
Total transfers228 417288 089281 622235 921238 518
Transfers to other state accounts4 78922 60613 56017 2364 569
Transfers to municipalities and county authorities46 49860 60672 88648 23751 050
Pensions benefits etc. National Insurance Scheme114 554108 517114 620110 559116 135
Interest expenditure3 5861 8496 271-8721 585
Other transfers58 99094 51174 28560 76165 179
 
C. SURPLUS BEFORE NET TRANSFERS TO THE GOVERNMENT PENSION FUND - GLOBAL-60 215-25 784-13 052-5 812-10 332
 
D. NET TRANSFERS TO THE GOVERNMENT PENSION FUND - GLOBAL-23 890-19 700-19 410-10 400-14 037
 
E=C-D. SURPLUS BEFORE FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS-36 325-6 0846 3584 5883 705
 
F. LENDING MINUS REPAYMENTS-7 1974 680-8 5093 262-6 936
 
G. DEBT INSTALMENTS6 4586 52044 43900
 
H=F+G-E. TOTAL FINANCING INCLUDING DEBT INSTALMENTS35 58617 28429 572-1 326-10 641

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
4th quarter 20161st quarter 20172nd quarter 20173rd quarter 20174th quarter 2017
Taxes on the extraction of petroleum-1 6879 20216 67115 37423 802
Environmental taxes and area fees3 7391352 3243213 348
Net cash flow from SDFI15 11426 27522 51717 31022 170
Statoil dividend2 17702 0184 2822 098
Net government cash flow from petroleum activities19 34335 61143 53037 28751 418

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
Statoil 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

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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.

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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).

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Seasonal adjustment

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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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