Official Statistics of Finland

General government debt by quarter

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
General government debt decreased by EUR 2.2 billion in the third quarter of 2019
20 Dec 2019
General government EDP debt, or consolidated gross debt at nominal prices amounted to EUR 142.8 billion at the end of the third quarter of 2019 and decreased by EUR 2.2 billion during the quarter. Correspondingly, general government debt has grown by EUR 3.1 billion compared with the respective period of the year before. These data derive from Statistics Finland's statistics on general government debt by quarter.

Next release:
16 Mar 2020

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: 23.2.2020].
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