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Latest publication: General government financial accounts 2021, 2nd quarter

Published: 1 July 2011

General government net financial assets went up slightly in the first quarter of 2011

General government net financial assets, that is, the difference between financial assets and liabilities, grew by EUR 1.5 billion to EUR 117.9 billion in the first quarter of 2011. Social security funds accounted for EUR 1.4 billion of the growth in net financial assets.

General government net financial assets

General government net financial assets

Social security funds’ net financial assets stood at EUR 138.6 billion at the end of the first quarter, which is EUR 1.4 billion more than at the end of the last quarter of 2010. During the first quarter of 2011, social security funds decreased the bonds owned by them by EUR 0.2 billion and increased their investments mainly in mutual fund shares and money market instruments. A total of EUR 1.2 billion were invested in mutual fund shares and EUR 1.1 billion in money market instruments. Local government's net financial assets totalled EUR 1.1 billion and remained on level with the revised net financial assets of the last quarter of 2010. Central government's net financial assets also remained nearly at the same level as in the previous quarter, at EUR -21.9 billion.


Source: General government financial accounts, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Timo Ristimäki (09) 1734 2324, Anu Heikkilä (09) 1734 2309, rahoitus.tilinpito@stat.fi

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Updated 1.7.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): General government financial accounts [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-1964. 1st quarter 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2021].
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