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Statistical Press Release – Public debt - July 2019

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

In July 2019, public debt stood at €251 billion (Chart 1), a €0.2 billion decrease from the end of June. This was mainly driven by a reduction in debt securities (Chart 2).

General government deposits declined by €0.9 billion, with public debt net of deposits increasing by €0.7 billion from the previous month, to a total of €234.5 billion.

Next update: 1 Oct. 2019