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Statistical Press Release – Non-financial sector indebtedness - November 2018

Today, Banco de Portugal publishes statistics, in Table A.20 of the Statistical Bulletin and in BPstat, on non-financial sector indebtedness for November 2018.

In November 2018 non-financial sector indebtedness stood at €723.1 billion, of which €323.4 billion referred to the public sector and €399.8 billion to the private sector.

Compared with October 2018, non-financial sector indebtedness increased by €1.6 billion. This increase was due to a €1.2 billion increase in public sector indebtedness and to a €0.4 billion increase in private sector indebtedness (Chart 1).

The increase in public sector indebtedness was mostly due to a rise in financing granted by the non-resident sector and the general government (Chart 2).

As regards private sector indebtedness, there was a €0.3 billion increase in the indebtedness of corporations vis-à-vis the financial sector.

Next update: 21 Feb. 2019