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Statistical Press Release – Public debt - May 2019

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

In May 2019, public debt stood at €252.5 billion (Chart 1), a €0.2 billion increase from the end of April, mainly driven by an increase in Treasury certificates and loans (Chart 2).

General government deposits rose by €0.7 billion, with public debt net of deposits decreasing by €0.5 billion from the previous month, to a total of €229.4 billion.

Next update: 1 Aug. 2019