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Statistical Press Release – Public debt – September 2020

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

In September 2020 public debt stood at €267.0 billion (Chart 1), a €0.1 billion decrease from the end of August. This was mainly driven by a decrease in debt securities (€0.3 billion) (Chart 2).

General government deposits increased by €0.7 billion, with public debt net of deposits decreasing by €0.9 billion from the previous month, to a total of €241.7 billion.

Next update: 2 Dec. 2020