Government debt

Government Debt

2021
334.1 bn euro
Gone up +18.1 bn euro vs. 2020

Government Debt Ratio in % of GDP

2021
82.8 %
Sunk -0.5 precentage points vs. 2020

Description

For the budgetary notification to the European Commission (notification of government deficit/surplus and government debt in connection with the Maastricht convergence criteria), Statistics Austria calculates quarterly and annual data in accordance with the regulations of the European System of Accounts (ESA 2010).

Government debt is measured in nominal values and provides a key indicator for the evaluation of the financial situation of the general government. Maastricht debt is presented consolidated and includes liabilities from currencies and deposits, debt securities and loans. According to the Maastricht Treaty, the ratio of the government debt to gross domestic product (GDP) must not exceed 60 %.

Graphs, Tables, Maps

Highlights

Government Debt Graph in Billion Euro and in % of GDP (Graph)

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA. Compiled on 1 April 2022. - Data according to ESA 2010. - Rounding differences not balanced.

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA. Compiled on 1 April 2022. - Data according to ESA 2010. - Rounding differences not balanced.

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA. Compiled on 30 June 2022. - Data according to ESA 2010. - Rounding differences not balanced.

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA.Compiled on 1 April 2022. - Data according to ESA 2010. - Rounding differences not balanced.

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2022-06-30 file Government debt has risen in first quarter
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2022-04-01 file Public Finances 2021: government deficit at 5.9% of GDP, government debt at 82.8%
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