Net borrowing requirement

  • September

    7 September 2016Surplus for Swedish central government in August

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 26.9 billion in August, to be compared with the Debt Office’s forecast of SEK 20.6 billion. The difference is mainly due to larger tax income.

  • June

    8 June 2016Surplus for Swedish central government in May

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 36.0 billion in May. This is SEK 2.3 billion higher than the Debt Office’s forecast. Higher than expected tax income outweighed higher interest payments on central government debt and larger net lending to government agencies.

  • April

    7 April 2016Surplus for Swedish central government in March

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 8.9 billion in March. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 2.0 billion. The difference is mainly explained by higher tax income.

  • March

    7 March 2016Surplus for Swedish central government in February

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 45 billion in February. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 47 billion. The difference is mainly explained by higher net lending to government agencies.

  • February

    5 February 2016Surplus for Swedish central government in January

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 17 billion in January. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 6 billion. The difference is mainly explained by a significant increase in preliminary tax payments.

  • January

    12 January 2016Swedish budget deficit decreased in 2015

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 32.7 billion in 2015.¹ The Debt Office’s forecast from October was a deficit of SEK 45 billion. The difference is mainly explained by higher tax income.