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 87,617 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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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 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.

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.