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Second quarter of 2017 compared with first quarter of 2017 - Government debt slightly down to 89.1% of GDP in euro area - Down to 83.4% of GDP in EU28

Brussels, 24 October 2017

At the end of the second quarter of 2017, the government debt to GDP ratio in the euro area (EA19) stood at 89.1%, compared with 89.2% at the end of the first quarter of 2017. In the EU28, the ratio also decreased, from 83.6% to 83.4%. Compared with the second quarter of 2016, the government debt to GDP ratio fell in both the euro area (from 90.8% to 89.1%) and the EU28 (from 83.8% to 83.4%).

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