Official Statistics of Finland

General government debt by quarter

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Latest release:
General government debt grew by EUR 8.6 billion in the second quarter of 2020
25 Sep 2020
General government EDP debt, i.e. consolidated gross debt at nominal prices amounted to EUR 163.4 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2020 and grew by EUR 8.6 billion during the quarter. Relative to GDP, general government debt stood at 68.6 per cent. Correspondingly, general government debt has grown by EUR 17.7 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:
18 Dec 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: Update of the European Manual on Government Deficit and Debt (MGDD[1]) brings changes to general government deficit and debt
10 Mar 2020
The Manual on Government Deficit and Debt was updated towards the end of 2019 and Statistics Finland has begun going through possible needs for revisions in national accounts it has brought.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): General government debt by quarter [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-8034. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.11.2020].
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