Year-on-year decline of 2.3% in public debt at the end of the 3rd quarter of 2018

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English

WIESBADEN – The debt owed by the overall public budget (Federation, Länder, municipalities/associations of municipalities and social security funds including all extra budgets) to the non-public sector amounted to 1,929.8 billion euros at the end of the third quarter of 2018. Based on provisional results, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was a decrease in debt of 2.3%, or 45.0 billion euros, compared with the end of the third quarter of 2017. Compared with the second quarter of 2018, public debt was down by 0.2% or 4.8 billion euros. The non-public sector comprises credit institutions, the remaining domestic sector (for instance private businesses) and the remaining non-domestic sector.
Basic data and long time series are available in table Debts owed to the non-public sector in the GENESIS-Online database.
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