Greece - Government Budget Balance





Greece: Government Budget Balance

Mnemonic GVBAL.IGRC
Unit Mil. EUR, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 48.84 %
Data 2021 Q1 -7,082
2020 Q4 -4,758

Series Information

Source Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT)
Release Government Finances
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1999
End Date 3/31/2021

Greece: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Government Budget Balance 2021 Q1 -7,082 -4,758 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Government Expenditures 2021 Q1 23,324 32,430 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Government Revenues 2021 Q1 16,242 27,672 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Gross External Debt 2021 Q1 503,573 496,188 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign 2021 Q1 283,837 286,398 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt 2020 341,023 331,073 Mil. EUR Annual

Release Information

The quarterly non-financial accounts of General Government provide information on the aggregates constituting General Government revenue (i.e. taxes, social contributions, capital transfers, etc) and expenditure (i.e. compensation of employees, intermediate consumption, social benefits, interests payments, etc). This data also includes the analysis of Public Debt in the categories currency and deposits includes securities other than shares and loans, short-term and long-term. The data has been produced on the bases of the new Regulation ESA 2010 for the System of National Accounts.

It provides information on major economic indicators and time series compiled mostly by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). The methods used to compile the quarterly data are consistent with the methods used to compile the annual. The sum of the four quarters is always equal to the annual observation.

The General Government (GG) quarterly non-financial Accounts are compiled for General Government (S13) and the following sub-sectors:

  • Central Government (S.1311)
  • Local Government (S.1313)
  • Social Security Funds - Public Hospitals (S.1314)

 Data are subject to revisions.