Official Statistics of Finland

General government debt by quarter

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
General government debt relative to GDP rose to 59.3 per cent at the end of 2014
02 Mar 2015
General government EDP debt, or consolidated gross debt at nominal prices, totalled EUR 121 billion at the end of 2014. Compared with the previous year, general government debt increased by EUR 8.4 billion and the GDP share of the debt rose from 55.8 to 59.3 per cent. These data derive from Statistics Finland's statistics on general government debt by quarter.

Next release:
30 Jun 2015

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: Statistics on general government debt by quarter adopted the ESA 2010 system
30 Sep 2014
At the end of September, the European Union started using the new System of Accounts (ESA 2010).

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): General government debt by quarter [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-8034. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.5.2015].
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