Government participation; public and private corporations

Government participation; public and private corporations

Periods Government participation in million euro Total government participation (million euros) Government participation in million euro Public corporations (million euros) Government participation in million euro Private corporations (million euros) Government participation in % of GDP Total government participation (% of GDP) Government participation in % of GDP Public corporations (% of GDP) Government participation in % of GDP Private corporations (% of GDP)
2012 87,873 81,502 6,371 13.5 12.5 1.0
2013 86,395 78,770 7,625 13.1 11.9 1.2
2014 88,273 81,063 7,210 13.1 12.1 1.1
2015 95,274 88,283 6,991 13.8 12.8 1.0
2016 99,708 93,016 6,692 14.1 13.1 0.9
2017 99,961 93,203 6,758 13.5 12.6 0.9
2018 100,011 92,681 7,330 12.9 12.0 0.9
2019 109,490 102,007 7,483 13.5 12.5 0.9
2020 106,064 98,743 7,321 13.3 12.4 0.9
2021* 106,792 99,434 7,358 12.5 11.6 0.9
Source: CBS.
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Table description


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 2021 are provisional. Figures for the other years are final.

Changes as of 15 December 2022:
New figures have been added for 2021 - these figures are provisional. The figures for 2020 have become final.
The figures for the period of 2012-2019 have been revised in the context of the revision policy of National accounts.

When will new figures be published?
The provisional figures for 2022 and the final figures for 2021 will be published in June 2023.
More information on the revision policy of National Accounts can be found under 'relevant articles' under paragraph 3.

Description topics

Government participation in million euro
Government participation in million euros.
Value of government participation in corporation capital of public and private corporations in respect of economically significant amounts (0.01 percent of GDP or more per individual unit).
Total government participation
Value of government participation in corporation capital of public and private corporations in respect of economically significant amounts (0.01 percent of GDP or more per individual unit).
Public corporations
All market units controlled by general government.
Control of a resident public sector unit is defined as the ability to determine the general policy of the unit.
Private corporations
All market units not controlled by general government.
Government participation in % of GDP
Government participation as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP).
Total government participation
Government participation as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP).
Public corporations
All market units controlled by general government.
Control of a resident public sector unit is defined as the ability to determine the general policy of the unit.
Private corporations
All market units not controlled by general government.