Statistical Press Release – Public debt – August 2019
In August 2019, public debt stood at €252.1 billion (Chart 1), a €1.1 billion increase from the end of July. This was mainly driven by an increase in debt securities stemming from the issuance of Treasury bills (Chart 2).
General government deposits increased by €2.4 billion, with public debt net of deposits declining by €1.3 billion from the previous month, to a total of €233.1 billion.
Next update: 4 Nov. 2019