Japan - Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign





Japan: Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign

Mnemonic GDBTF.IJPN
Unit 100 Mil. JPY, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly NaN %
Data Aug 2020 0
Jul 2020 0

Series Information

Source Bank of Japan
Release Treasury Account Statements
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 4/30/1982
End Date 8/31/2020

Japan: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Outstanding Public Debt Aug 2020 11,982,649 11,831,247 100 Mil. JPY, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Domestic Aug 2020 9,834,946 9,739,779 100 Mil. JPY, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign Aug 2020 0 0 100 Mil. JPY, NSA Monthly
Gross External Debt 2020 Q2 165,753 160,909 Bil. JPY, NSA Quarterly
Government Budget Balance 31 Mar 2018 -12,294 -14,746 Bil. JPY 365 days
Government Revenues 31 Mar 2018 198,491 194,681 Bil. JPY 365 days

Release Information

Public Finance statistics mainly contain long-term time series data compiled by the Bank of Japan. The data here describes Central Government revenues, expenditure and balance.

Transactions with the Private Sector

  • Transactions with foreign central banks and international organizations (the yen accounts of the Bank of Japan) are included from April 1999.

Transactions with the Bank of Japan

  • Transactions with foreign central banks and international organizations (the yen accounts of the Bank of Japan) were included in Ordinary Receipts and Payment through March 1999. (They are included in the table of transactions with the Private Sector from April 1999.)
  • The receipts and payments of principal and interest of government bonds with the postal service are not included in Treasury Accounts from April 2003, when the Postal Service Agency changed to Japan Post.

Consolidated Receipts and Payments of the Treasury

  • After the integration of Financing Bills and Treasury Bills in February 2009, Treasury Bills were excluded from Balance of Ordinary Receipts and Payments and categorized as Treasury Discount Bills. However, those Treasury Bills which were issued before the integration remain included.

National Government Debt

  • The amount outstanding of Inflation-Indexed bonds in Internal Japanese Government Securities Issued in Japan is based on inflation-adjusted principal amount.

Bank of Japan does not provide the methodology for Treasury Accounts.

Corrections to data compiled within the past twelve months are made and announced on the following release date.