This occurs when the state spends more general-fund money in appropriations than it collects in revenues. It happens particularly when the state relies on one-time money to make additional government expenditures.
a shortfall that a government maintains because it is spending more money than it brings in
A government's deficit corrected for short-term and cyclical factors, intended to give a better forecast of the future path of the deficit (also known as "cyclically adjusted deficit" or "medium-term deficit")
Same as standardized-employment deficit.
Structural deficit forms part of the public sector deficit. Structural deficit is not a result of a cyclical policy implemented by the government but is the deficit that exists when the economy is in equilibrium.