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Excessive Deficit Procedure

Official statistics of Sweden

Upcoming publishing: 2023-03-31

The statistics show general government net lending/net borrowing and gross debt according to the rules in the Stability and Growth Pact. More information referring to government finances and the Excessive Deficit Procedure is available on Eurostat's website.

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General government finances had a deficit of SEK 5 billion in 2021


In 2021, general government net lending/net borrowing amounted to a deficit of SEK 5 billion and the consolidated gross debt amounted to SEK 1 981 billion. The size of the deficit in relation to GDP implies that Sweden meets the EU convergence requirements. Compared with 2020, general government finances were improved by SEK 135 billion.

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