Friday, 22 June 2012

Government deficit improves in all quarters of 2011

via Eurostat Statistics in focus Issue Number 25/2012

In 2011Q4 seasonally adjusted general government deficit stood at -4.5% and -3.8% of GDP in the EU-27 and EA-17 respectively.

In recent years Eurostat has significantly expanded the range of integrated quarterly data on government finances available, providing a timely and increasingly high quality picture of the evolution of government finances in the EU. The data presented in this publication reflect both non-financial and financial transactions and cover all European Union (EU-27) countries. This publication is based on data transmitted to Eurostat at the end of March 2012 and includes data coverage of all quarters of 2011.

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