Spain - Outstanding Public Debt





Spain: Outstanding Public Debt

Mnemonic GDBT.IESP
Unit Ths. EUR, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 0.85 %
Data Sep 2020 1,171,244,205
Aug 2020 1,161,398,429

Series Information

Source Bank of Spain
Release State Debt
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 12/31/1994
End Date 9/30/2020

Spain: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Government Budget Balance Sep 2020 3,957,000 -358,000 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Government Expenditures Sep 2020 17,899,000 14,266,000 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Government Revenues Sep 2020 21,856,000 13,908,000 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt Sep 2020 1,171,244,205 1,161,398,429 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Domestic Sep 2020 610,166,727 608,450,914 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign Sep 2020 561,077,478 552,947,515 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly

Release Information

For Spain, central government debt (a.k.a. state debt).

General Government is a sector of the economy defined in the European System of Accounts as comprising the central government, regional governments, local governments and social security funds. Excluded are government-owned entities that conduct commercial operations, such as public enterprises.

Debt includes financing and outstanding liabilities compiled according to the protocol on Excessive Deficit Procedure broken down by maturity, currency, instrument, and counterpart holder.

Active dataset:

  • National accounts framework: ESA 2010
  • Measurement: Thousands of euros (Ths. EUR)
  • Adjustment: Not seasonally adjusted (NSA)
  • Native frequency: Quarterly
  • Start date: 1995Q1

Predecessor:

  • ESA 95 - 1990 to 2014

These data are collected and reported by the Bank of Spain and in the Boletín Estadístico.

Data are compiled in accordance with the methodology of the Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP) / Maastricht Treaty.

For outstanding liabilities, face value or the best proxy available (nominal value). For instruments in foreign currency, the value in euro is calculated using the exchange rate at the end of the period.

Yes. Data are provisional when first released and are subsequently revised over approximately two years. Data become final between two and three years after first release.

Further reading

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