Appendix G
Historical budget and net debt data

This table provides historical data and forward estimates for Australian Government general government sector cash receipts, cash payments, the underlying cash balance and net debt. The table provides details of the cash budget aggregates for the period 1974‑75 to 2010‑11.

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Table: Historical budget and net debt data

There is a break in the series between 1998-99 and 1999-00. Data for the years up to and including 1998-99 are consistent with the cash ABS GFS reporting requirements. From 1999-00, data are derived from an accrual ABS GFS reporting framework.

  1. Excludes expected Future Fund earnings from 2005-06 onwards.
  1. Estimates
  1. Projections

More comprehensive information is provided in Budget Paper No. 1, Budget Strategy and Outlook 2007‑08, Statement 13.

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