Central government debt

Central government debt acts as a shock absorber in the economy. It pairs upturns and downturns in economic activity and enables stable tax rates and thus better efficiency.

Central government debt

2020-08-31

1 180 767 073 017 SEK

Statistics on Sweden’s central government debt
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How do we measure the central government debt?

The central government debt is the debt that the central government has incurred in years when expenditure has been greater than revenue. There are several ways to measure central government debt.

Facts about the central government debt
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What determines the size of the central government debt?

The size of the central government debt is primarily influenced by policy decisions and macroeconomic developments.

Size of the central government debt