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Excessive Deficit Procedure

Upcoming publishing: 2021-10-21

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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Excessive Deficit Procedure 2020


In 2020, general government net lending/net borrowing amounted to a deficit of SEK 141 billion and the consolidated gross debt amounted to SEK 1 974 billion. The size of the deficit in relation to GDP means that Sweden met the EU convergence requirements. Compared with 2019, general government finances were weakened by SEK 169 billion.

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