Spain - Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign

Spain: Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign

Unit Ths. EUR, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 0.83 %
Data Dec 2019 536,862,841
Nov 2019 532,442,863

Series Information

Source Bank of Spain
Release State Debt
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/1995
End Date 12/31/2019

Spain: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Outstanding Public Debt Dec 2019 1,054,764,673 1,050,916,306 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Domestic Dec 2019 517,901,832 518,473,443 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign Dec 2019 536,862,841 532,442,863 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Government Budget Balance Nov 2019 -4,849,000 2,465,000 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Government Expenditures Nov 2019 18,941,000 18,859,000 Ths. EUR, NSA Monthly
Government Revenues Nov 2019 14,092,000 21,324,000 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.