To carry out the analysis required for monetary policy, the ECB and the ESCB need comprehensive and reliable government finance statistics based on the ESA 95. Government finance statistics form an important part of the integrated system of sectoral non-financial and financial accounts for the euro area.
The ECB's government finance statistics dashboard allows you to access all the latest data for the euro area, the EU and individual EU Member States in graphical form.
Access all government finance data for the euro area, the EU and individual EU Member States in the Statistical Data Warehouse.
Get the latest government finance data as presented in Monthly Bulletin tables:
The annual government finance data are given in three major tables showing time series on i) revenue and expenditure, ii) government debt and iii) the relationship between the government deficit and the change in government debt for the euro area. In addition, government deficit and debt are given for individual euro area countries. To compile euro area totals, additional information is needed on transactions between the member countries and Community institutions.
1) prepared under the joint responsibility of nine organizations, through the mechanism of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Finance Statistics which includes the ECB