Net borrowing requirement

The Swedish Debt Office reports monthly results of the government's borrowing requirements in a press release.

  • August

    7 August 2019Surplus for Swedish central government in July 2019

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 28.2 billion in July. The Debt Office's forecast was a surplus of SEK 34.6 billion. The surplus in July is largely due to the Riksbank, as planned, repaying loans in foreign currency corresponding to SEK 22.8 billion to the Debt Office.

  • July

    5 July 2019Deficit for Swedish central government in June 2019

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 24.8 billion in June. The Debt Office's forecast was a deficit of SEK 25.5 billion. The result was therefore approximately in line with the forecast.

  • May

    8 May 2019Deficit for Swedish central government in April 2019

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 2.6 billion in April. The Debt Office's forecast was a surplus of SEK 1.5 billion. The difference is mainly explained by lower income from tax than expected.  

  • April

    5 April 2019Surplus for Swedish central government in March

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 12.0 billion in March. The Debt Office's forecast was a deficit of SEK 7.4 billion. The difference is mainly due to lower lending to the Riksbank.

  • March

    7 March 2019Surplus for Swedish central government in February

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 41.1 billion in February. The Debt Office's forecast was a surplus of SEK 48.0 billion. The difference is mainly due to temporary higher lending to the Riksbank. At the same time, the primary balance was higher than calculated.

  • February

    7 February 2019Surplus for Swedish central government in January

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 8.7 billion in January. The Debt Office's forecast was a surplus of SEK 8.3 billion. A higher primary balance than expected was offset by higher net lending to government agencies and higher interest payment on the central government debt.