Official Statistics of Finland

General government debt by quarter

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
General government debt relative to GDP was 61.4 per cent at the end of 2017
16 Mar 2018
General government EDP debt, or consolidated gross debt at nominal prices, amounted to EUR 137.3 billion at the end of 2017. According to the initial preliminary data, the ratio of debt to GDP was 61.4 per cent. General government debt increased by a total of EUR 1.2 billion from the previous year. These data derive from Statistics Finland's statistics on general government debt by quarter.

Next release:
28 Jun 2018

Description: The purpose of quarterly reporting on general government debt is to follow the indebtedness of public economies in EU Member States in accordance with the Stability and Growth Pact of the EU. The EU Regulation concerning quarterly reporting came into force in 2004. The statistics contain general government debt at the end of each quarter, divided by sub-sector into the debt balances of central government, local government and social security funds.
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Change: Information of central government guarantees will be published in the statistics on General government debt by quarter
29 Jun 2017
The publication of statistics on central government guarantees as a separate set of statistics ended in March 2017.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): General government debt by quarter [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-8034. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.6.2018].
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