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Statistical Press Release – Public debt - January 2019

Today, Banco de Portugal publishes statistics, in Table A.15 of the Statistical Bulletin and in BPstat, on public debt for January of 2019.

In January 2019, public debt stood at €248.0 billion (Chart 1), a €3.0 billion increase from the end of 2018. This was mainly driven by an increase in debt securities (Chart 2).

General government deposits rose by €3.9 billion, with public debt net of deposits decreasing by €0.9 billion from the previous month, to a total of €227.4 billion.  

Next update: 1 Apr. 2019