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Statistical Press Release – Public debt – October 2020

Today, Banco de Portugal publishes statistics, in Table A.15 of the Statistical Bulletin and in BPstat, on public debt for October 2020.

In October 2020 public debt stood at €268.1 billion (Chart 1), a €1.1 billion increase from the end of September. This was mainly driven by an increase in debt securities (€1.1 billion) (Chart 2).

General government deposits decreased by €0.9 billion, with public debt net of deposits increasing by €2.1 billion from the previous month, to a total of €243.8 billion.

Next update: 4 Jan. 2021