Deficit for Swedish central government in October

7 November 2013 - Press release

Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 7.4 billion in October. The deficit was SEK 1.4 billion lower than the Debt Office’s forecast.

Disbursements from government agencies were approximately SEK 1 billion lower than forecast. Tax income was in line with forecast.

Interest payments on central government debt were SEK 0.4 billion lower than calculated.

For the twelve-month period up to the end of October 2013, central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 119.1 billion.

Central government debt amounted to SEK 1,201 billion at the end of October.

The outcome for November will be published on 6 December 2013, at 9.30 am.

Further information can be obtained from:
Tord Arvidsson, +46 8 613 47 53

Sweden's Central Government Debt October 2013

Central Government Net Borrowing
Requirement (SEK million)

October
2012

October
2013

12-month

Net borrowing requirement

14 193

7 351

119 126

  Primary borrowing requirement

9 316

9 641

105 108

  Interest payments

4 877

-2 291

14 018

  - Interest on loans in SEK

5 903

-1 535

23 662

  - Interest on loans in foreign currency

-103

21

1 088

  - Realised currency gains and losses

-923

-776

-10 732