Government participation; public and private corporations


This table contains figures on the government participation in public and private corporations, at economically significant amounts, for a given year. Participations are considered to be economically significant when they are larger than 0.01% of GDP. All figures are based on balance sheets at the end of a given year. Publication of this table meets one of the requirements of Directive EU 2011/85, part of the Enhanced Economic Governance package ('Six Pack') adopted by the European Council in 2011.

Data available from: situation on 31 December 2012.

Status of the figures:
Figures for 2018 are provisional. Figures for the other years are definite.

Changes as of 30 December 2019:
New figures have been added for 2018 - these figures are provisional. The figures for 2017 have become definite.

When will new figures be published?
The provisional figures for 2019 and the definite figures for 2018 will be published at the end of December 2020.

Government participation; public and private corporations

Periods Government participation in million euroTotal government participation (million euros) Government participation in million euroPublic corporations (million euros) Government participation in million euroPrivate corporations (million euros) Government participation in % of GDPTotal government participation (% of GDP) Government participation in % of GDPPublic corporations (% of GDP) Government participation in % of GDPPrivate corporations (% of GDP)
2012 87,617 81,242 6,375 13.4 12.4 1.0
2013 86,566 79,212 7,354 13.1 12.0 1.1
2014 85,851 78,910 6,941 12.8 11.8 1.0
2015 92,264 85,261 7,003 13.4 12.4 1.0
2016 95,273 88,515 6,758 13.5 12.5 1.0
2017 95,338 88,567 6,771 12.9 12.0 0.9
2018* 94,265 87,342 6,923 12.2 11.3 0.9
Source: CBS.
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