Greece - Government Budget Balance





Greece: Government Budget Balance

Mnemonic GVBAL.IGRC
Unit Mil. EUR, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 97.28 %
Data 2020 Q2 -4,780
2020 Q1 -2,423

Series Information

Source Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT)
Release Government Finances
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1999
End Date 6/30/2020

Greece: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Gross External Debt 2020 Q3 488,706 475,889 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign 2020 Q3 288,679 289,568 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Government Budget Balance 2020 Q2 -4,780 -2,423 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Government Expenditures 2020 Q2 23,049 19,916 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Government Revenues 2020 Q2 18,269 17,493 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt 2019 331,072 334,721 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.