Government debt

For the budgetary notification to the European Commission at the end of September 2020 (notification of government deficit/surplus and government debt in connection with the Maastricht convergence criteria), Statistics Austria calculated the data for the year 2019 in accordance with the regulations of the European System of Accounts (ESA 2010). In 2019, government debt decreased by 3.6 percentage points to 70.4% of GDP in relative terms and decreased by €4.8bn to €280.4 bn (2018: €285.3 bn) in absolute terms, of which €1.7 bn were currencies and deposits, €235.1 bn were recorded as debt securities and €43.6 bn as loans.

Government Debt, annual figures
Government Debt by Subsectors and Länder, annual figures         
Quarterly Government Debt with support for financial institutions
Quarterly Government Debt, 1st Quarter 2000 - 4th Quarter 2019


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