Debt of the general government according to the Maastricht definition – 1st Quarter 2009Debt of the general government according to the Maastricht definition - First Quarter 2009

At the end of the first quarter of 2009, the public debt reached 1413.6 billion euros, a 86.5 billion euros rise compared to Q4 2008.

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Paru le : 30/06/2009
Prochaine parution le : 22/12/2017 at 08:45 - third quarter 2017
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Comment

At the end of the first quarter of 2009, the public debt reached 1413.6 billion euros, a 86.5 billion euros rise compared to Q4 2008.

As a percentage of GDP, the debt amounted approximately to 72.9%, +4.8 points compared to Q4 2008.

The growth of the general government net debt was lower and represented approximately 63.6% of the GDP, +2.2 points compared to Q4 2008.

Table

Tableau 1 – The debt of the general government according to the Maastricht definition

(billion euros)
The debt of the general government according to the Maastricht definition
Q1 2008 Q2 2008 Q3 2008 Q4 2008 Q1 2009
General Government 1249.8 1268.5 1284.2 1327.1 1413.6
of which: State 965.0 984.9 996.2 1036.2 1080.7
Central agencies 95.6 90.7 94.8 109.1 156.0
Local Government 133.0 132.8 134.3 146.7 142.8
Social security funds 56.1 60.2 59.0 35.1 34.0
  • Source: National Accounts - INSEE, DGFiP, Banque de France

Documentation

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