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Statistical Press Release - Public debt - October 2018

Today, Banco de Portugal publishes statistics, in Table A.15 of the Statistical Bulletin and in BPstat, on public debt for October of 2018.

In October 2018, public debt stood at €251.1 billion (Chart 1), an increase of €2.1 billion from the end of September. This was chiefly due to a €1.9 billion increase in debt securities issued (Chart 2).

General government deposits rose by €1.3 billion, with public debt net of deposits increasing by €0.8 billion from the previous month, to a total of €224.5 billion.

Next update: 2 Jan. 2019