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General government deficit (-) and surplus (+) - annual data

Public deficit/surplus is defined in the Maastricht Treaty as general government net borrowing/lending according to the European System of Accounts (ESA95). The general government sector comprises central government, state government, local government, and social security funds. The relevant definitions are provided in Council Regulation 479/2009, as amended by Council Regulation 679/2010. Data for the general government sector are consolidated between sub-sectors at the national level. The series are measured in euro and presented as a percentage of GDP.
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Code : TEINA200
Last update : 17.11.2014
Oldest data : 2002
Most recent data : 2013
Number of values : 660
Theme(s) : Economy and finance
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Last update 24.11.2014