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Wednesday, 9 October 1991
Page: 1633

(Question No. 1027)


Mr Langmore asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 3 September 1991:

What were the (a) overseas and (b) domestic deficits in each year since 1980-81 and what are the forecasts of the respective outcomes of the 1991-92 budget.


Mr Kerin —-The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

Overseas and Domestic Budget Deficits

1980-81 to 1991-92

(a) Overseas* (b) Domestic

$m $m

1980-81 1539 -552

1981-82 1453 -946

1982-83 1975 2537

1983-84 2408 5579

1984-85 3029 3667

1985-86 3595 2041

1986-87 3956 -1325

1987-88 2847 -4908

1988-89 3147 -9040

1989-90 2865 -10901

1990-91 3075 -4971

1991-92 3125 1607

* The figures for the overseas budget deficit are published in Budget Paper No. 1 1991-92, Statement 3, p. 3.309.