Greece - Government Budget Balance

Greece: Government Budget Balance

Unit Mil. EUR, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 7.66 %
Data 2022 Q1 -2,925
2021 Q4 -2,717

Series Information

Source Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT)
Release Government Finances
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1999
End Date 3/31/2022

Greece: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Government Budget Balance 2022 Q1 -2,925 -2,717 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Government Expenditures 2022 Q1 21,907 32,110 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Government Revenues 2022 Q1 18,982 29,393 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Gross External Debt 2022 Q1 565,233 556,421 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign 2022 Q1 284,193 285,347 Mil. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt 2021 353,389 341,133 Mil. EUR Annual

Release Information

For Greece, 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.

  • Measurement: Millions of euros (Mil. EUR)
  • Adjustment: Not seasonally adjusted (NSA)
  • Native frequency: Quarterly
  • Start date: 1999Q1

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)

Moody's Analytics supplements

We compute seasonally adjusted counterparts to the headline items (balance, receipts, expenditures) and interest charges.