General government debt by sub-sector and quarter at end of period (mln euro)
General government debt
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.