Japan: Structural Budget Balance, Excluding Social Security
(In percent of GDP)
|Without September 1995 package||-1.1||-3.3||-3.6||-5.0||-4.9||-4.7|
|With September 1995 package||-1.1||-3.3||-3.6||-5.0||-5.5||-6.3|
The estimates for FY 1996 are based on IMF staff assumptions about the FY 1996 budget as well as the phasing of the implementation of the September package.