Swedish economy slows – budget prospects weaken

20 February 2019 - Sweden’s central government finances will weaken in the coming years as the economy slows down. That is the picture given in the new forecast from the Debt Office, which expects a lower budget balance and reduced net lending. Despite the poorer budget prospects, the Debt Office does not need to increase its krona borrowing since it has a large cash surplus to use.  Swedish economy slows – budget prospects weaken



Central government debt and other figures

1 204 939 559 903 SEK

Government debt2019-01-31 

37 024 733 423 SEK

Guarantees & lending2018-07-31 

950 000 SEK

0.36 %

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Calendar

  • 7
    Mar2019
    09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt February 2019
  • 7
    Mar2019
    09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for February
  • 5
    Apr2019
    09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for March

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.