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Statistical Press Release – Public debt – January 2021

Today, Banco de Portugal publishes, in BPstat, statistics on public debt for January of 2021.

In January public debt stood at €269.8 billion (Chart 1), a €0.6 billion decrease from the end of December. This was mainly driven by a decrease in debt securities (€0.3 billion) and deposits liabilities (€0.2 billion) (Chart 2).

General government deposits decreased by €0.7 billion, with public debt net of deposits increasing by €0.1 billion from the previous month, to a total of €246.6 billion.

Next update: 1 Apr. 2021