Main aggregates of general government
General government revenues consist of received taxes on production and imports, current taxes on income, wealth and other taxes, as well as of the actual and imputed social contributions.
General government consolidated debt, or "Maastricht debt" is the received and outstanding gross debt of central government structure, local government structure, as well as of the social security fund (in accordance with the classification of institutional sectors) in nominal value (face value) at the end of the reporting period. Maastricht debt is consolidated both – at the level of sub-sectors, as well as between general government sectors, excluding mutual liabilities. General government debt consists of the sum of liabilities in the general government sector in the following categories of financial instruments: deposits, debt securities and loans.
General government deficit (–) or surplus (+) shows general government (the sub-sectors of the central government, local government and the social security fund) net borrowing or net lending.
This is the net result of the use of resources that are available to the general government and that are calculated on the basis of ESA 2010 methodology.