Fiscal balance as percentage of GDP Comparison

In 2016-17 the UK's fiscal balance as a percentage of GDP was -2.4%. Scotland's fiscal balance as a percentage of GDP ( including a geographic share of Oil & Gas ) was -8.3%.
If Oil & Gas is excluded, Scotland's onshore fiscal balance as a percentage of GDP was -9.0%.

Over the period 1998-1990 to 2016-17 the UK's average fiscal balance as a percentage of GDP was -3.6%.
Scotland's net fiscal balance as a percentage of GDP over the same period was -5.6%, and -10.4% if you exclude Oil & Gas.

Fiscal Balance as a % of GDP Comparison (Including a geographical share of Oil & Gas )
YearUK GDP (£m)Scotland GDP (£m)UK Fiscal Balance (£m)Scotland Fiscal Balance (£m)UK % GDPScotland % GDP
1998-99 991,717 85,873 4,390-2,3670.4%-2.8%
1999-00 1,035,717 91,628 14,436-1,6381.4%-1.8%
2000-01 1,091,489 100,636 19,61821931.8%0.2%
2001-02 1,131,360 101,490 10-1,7770.0%-1.8%
2002-03 1,190,819 107,105 -26,069-4,646-2.2%-4.3%
2003-04 1,259,266 112,144 -29,234-5,942-2.3%-5.3%
2004-05 1,320,209 119,352 -39,138-5,758-3.0%-4.8%
2005-06 1,402,471 130,285 -37,355-3,025-2.7%-2.3%
2006-07 1,476,941 136,455 -35,087-5,406-2.4%-4.0%
2007-08 1,547,272 145,583 -40,380-5,033-2.6%-3.5%
2008-09 1,546,968 147,832 -110,774-8,015-7.2%-5.4%
2009-10 1,531,330 142,049 -151,658-14,165-9.9%-10.0%
2010-11 1,592,057 147,259 -136,331-12,047-8.6%-8.2%
2011-12 1,634,025 150,659 -115,894-10,716-7.1%-7.1%
2012-13 1,690,042 149,303 -121,904-14,538-7.2%-9.7%
2013-14 1,759,560 155,765 -102,074-13,328-5.8%-8.6%
2014-15 1,834,812 157,063 -94,388-14,473-5.1%-9.2%
2015-16 1,885,846 155,632 -72,119-14,546-3.8%-9.3%
2016-17 1,955,442 159,389 -46,215-13,257-2.4%-8.3%
Scotland Fiscal Balance as a % of GDP (Excluding a geographical share of Oil & Gas )
YearScotland GDP (£m)Scotland Fiscal Balance (£m)Scotland % GDP
1998-99 78,199 -3,886-5.0%
1999-00 80,042 -3,682-4.6%
2000-01 83,888 -3,653-4.4%
2001-02 87,569 -5,730-6.5%
2002-03 91,600 -8,648-9.4%
2003-04 97,998 -9,339-9.5%
2004-05 103,391 -10,348-10.0%
2005-06 110,339 -10,843-9.8%
2006-07 116,680 -11,559-9.9%
2007-08 121,174 -12,632-10.4%
2008-09 123,601 -16,870-13.6%
2009-10 123,367 -19,961-16.2%
2010-11 124,275 -19,877-16.0%
2011-12 128,631 -18,616-14.5%
2012-13 131,466 -19,181-14.6%
2013-14 137,889 -16,776-12.2%
2014-15 144,000 -15,847-11.0%
2015-16 145,650 -14,602-10.0%
2016-17 150,025 -13,465-9.0%