General Government Deficit and Debt, 2014 1st Notification, Eurostat

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Press Release:  21 April 2015 - 14 Page(s)
Debt  Deficit

In 2014, the government deficit of both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28  decreased in absolute terms compared with 2013, while the government debt rose in both zones. In the euro area the government deficit to GDP ratio decreased from 2.9% in 2013 to 2.4% in 2014, and in the EU28  from 3.2% to 2.9%. In the euro area the government debt to GDP ratio increased from 90.9% at the end of 2013 to 91.9% at the end of 2014, and in the EU28 3 from 85.5% to 86.8%.

Original title:  Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 2.4% and 2.9% of GDP respectively