Spain - Outstanding Public Debt

Spain: Outstanding Public Debt

Mnemonic GDBT.IESP
Unit Ths. EUR, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 2.06 %
Data May 2020 1,121,576,723
Apr 2020 1,098,936,530

Series Information

Source Bank of Spain
Release State Debt
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 12/31/1994
End Date 5/31/2020

Spain: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Government Budget Balance May 2020 -12,366,000 -13,597,000 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Government Expenditures May 2020 17,776,000 24,288,000 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Government Revenues May 2020 5,410,000 10,691,000 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt May 2020 1,121,576,723 1,098,936,530 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Domestic May 2020 551,411,678 548,841,864 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign May 2020 570,165,045 550,094,666 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly

Release Information

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

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.

Active dataset:

  • National accounts framework: ESA 2010
  • Methodology: Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP) / Maastricht Treaty
  • Measurement: Thousands of euros (Ths. EUR)
  • Adjustment: Not seasonally adjusted (NSA)
  • Native frequency: Quarterly
  • Start date: 1995Q1


  • Framework: ESA 95, 1990 to 2014

The data is collected and produced by the Bank of Spain and reported in their Boletín Estadístico.

Data are compiled in accordance with the methodology of the Excessive Deficit Protocol.

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

Data are subject to revisions.  Data are provisional when first released and are subsequently revised over approximately two years. Data become final between two and three years after they are first released.