Surplus for Swedish central government in November

7 December 2018 - Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 15.6 billion in November. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 24.8 billion. The difference was mainly due to higher expenditure and higher net lending to government agencies than expected.  Surplus for Swedish central government in November

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Central government debt and other figures

1 210 002 352 525 SEK

Government debt2018-11-30 

37 024 733 423 SEK

Guarantees & lending2018-07-31 

950 000 SEK

0.48 %



The Swedish National Debt Office

The Debt Office plays a key role in the Swedish economy and in the financial market. Our operations contribute towards taxpayers money being used as efficiently as possible and the financial system remaining stable.