Appendix table 3. Revision of general government EDP deficit and debt

General government deficit/debt relative to GDP, % Deficit 1) Debt
Year 2015 2016 2017 2018 2015 2016 2017 2018
Release of April 2019 -2.8 -1.7 -0.8 -0.7 63.4 63.0 61.3 58.9
Release of October 2019 -2.4 -1.7 -0.7 -0.8 63.0 62.6 60.9 59.0
Revision, percentage points 0.33 -0.01 0.12 -0.16 -0.43 -0.36 -0.46 0.14
of which: revision of deficit/debt 0.31 -0.02 0.12 -0.16 0.04 0.05 0.05 0.37
of which: revision of GDP 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.00 -0.47 -0.41 -0.51 -0.23
1) A negative value shows deficit, a positive value surplus.

Source: General government deficit and debt. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Lotta Sjöblom 029 551 3342, Atte Virtanen 029 551 3685, financial.accounts@stat.fi

Director in charge: Ville Vertanen


Updated 21.10.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): General government deficit and debt [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5914. 2018, Appendix table 3. Revision of general government EDP deficit and debt . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.11.2019].
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