Government participation; public and private corporations

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 2020 are provisional. Figures for the other years are final.

Changes as of 24 June 2021:
New figures have been added for 2020 - these figures are provisional. The figures for 2019 have become final.
The figures for the period of 2012-2018 have been revised in the context of the revision policy of National accounts.

When will new figures be published?
The provisional figures for 2021 and the final figures for 2020 will be published in June 2022.

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.