Public finances


The information on Public Finances presented on the “Main Indicators” comprises a set of 19 indicators selected to provide a comparative summary between Portugal and the euro area.


The series for Portugal were selected from the series available in the statistical domain of “Public finances statistics” of BPstat | Estatísticas online |.


Public finances statistics include the balance and debt of general government (both with national accounts and excessive deficit procedure definitions), as well as non financial transactions, namely in tax and social contributions revenue, and expenditure in social benefits, compensation of employees and intermediate consumption.


These data are also presented on Chapter A of the Statistical Bulletin– table A.14 “Public finances”.


For further information (data and metadata) on public finances, please refer to the statistical domain “Public finances statistics” of BPstat | Statistics online |.


Last Updated in 2011/06/20