750. General Government Debt - Maastricht
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OECD statistics contact: STAT.Contact@oecd.org

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National currency; current prices. Expressed in millions.

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Government debt as defined in the Maastricht Treaty (Source : Eurostat). Available for Europeans countries only.

In the Protocol on the excessive deficit procedure annexed to the Maastricht Treaty, government debt is defined as the debt of the whole general government sector: gross, consolidated and nominal value (face value). It excludes the other accounts payable (AF.7), as well as, if they exist, insurance technical reserve (AF.6).

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750. General Government Debt - MaastrichtContact person/organisation

OECD statistics contact: STAT.Contact@oecd.org

Unit of measure used

National currency; current prices. Expressed in millions.

Statistical population

Government debt as defined in the Maastricht Treaty (Source : Eurostat). Available for Europeans countries only.

In the Protocol on the excessive deficit procedure annexed to the Maastricht Treaty, government debt is defined as the debt of the whole general government sector: gross, consolidated and nominal value (face value). It excludes the other accounts payable (AF.7), as well as, if they exist, insurance technical reserve (AF.6).

Recommended uses and limitations

Detailed methodological information by country are available on the document below:

Country noteshttp://stats.oecd.org/oecdstatdownloadfiles/SNA_TABLES_GG.docx
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See ANA_changes for information on changes in methodologyhttp://stats.oecd.org/wbos/fileview2.aspx?IDFile=e81c82e7-ad8b-4ab9-8b4c-8c3e1e104c9bSee ANAdotstat for detailed information on the database structurehttp://www.oecd.org/std/na/ANA-in-OECDdotstat.docFrequently asked questionshttp://www.oecd.org/std/na/annualnationalaccountsfaqs.htmTips for a better use of the annual national accountshttp://www.oecd.org/std/na/tips-for-a-better-use-of-the-oecd-annual-national-accounts-statistics.htm