Net borrowing requirement

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

  • 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.