Public corporations; liabilities, controlling government sector 2012-2016

Public corporations; liabilities, controlling government sector 2012-2016

Sectors Periods Liabilities in million euros Total liabilities (mln euro) Liabilities in million euros Financial corporations (mln euro) Liabilities in million euros Other corporations Total other corporations (mln euro) Liabilities in million euros Other corporations Loss-making (mln euro) Liabilities in million euros Other corporations Profit-making (mln euro) Liabilities in % of GDP Total liabilities (% of GDP) Liabilities in % of GDP Financial corporations (% of GDP) Liabilities in % of GDP Other corporations Total other corporations (% of GDP) Liabilities in % of GDP Other corporations Loss-making (% of GDP) Liabilities in % of GDP Other corporations Profit-making (% of GDP)
General government sector 2014 725,318 602,922 122,396 13,787 108,608 109.4 90.9 18.5 2.1 16.4
General government sector 2015 731,150 610,995 120,155 6,336 113,819 107.0 89.4 17.6 0.9 16.7
General government sector 2016* 730,267 620,742 109,525 7,315 102,209 103.9 88.3 15.6 1.0 14.5
Central government 2014 642,525 536,621 105,904 12,636 93,268 96.9 80.9 16.0 1.9 14.1
Central government 2015 643,325 538,937 104,388 4,693 99,695 94.1 78.9 15.3 0.7 14.6
Central government 2016* 646,884 547,750 99,134 6,673 92,462 92.1 78.0 14.1 0.9 13.2
Local government 2014 82,793 66,301 16,492 1,152 15,340 12.5 10.0 2.5 0.2 2.3
Local government 2015 87,825 72,058 15,767 1,643 14,124 12.9 10.5 2.3 0.2 2.1
Local government 2016* 83,382 72,992 10,390 642 9,748 11.9 10.4 1.5 0.1 1.4
Social security funds 2014 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Social security funds 2015 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Social security funds 2016* 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains figures on the liabilities of public corporations for a given year.
Only public corporations that have liabilities of economically significant amounts are included; liabilities are economically significant when they are larger than 0.01% of GDP.
The liabilities consist of the following debt instruments: deposits, debt securities (short- and long-term) and loans (short- and long-term). The liabilities of the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) are not included in this table. Figures by controlling government subsector, and financial or other (loss or profit making) corporations are also available. 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 to 31 December 2016.

Status of the figures:
Figures for 2016 are provisional. Figures for the other years are definite.
Because this table is discontinued, figures will not be updated anymore.

Changes as of 3 January 2019:
None, this table is discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore.
This table is replaced by table Public corporations; liabilities, controlling government sector. See paragraph 3.

Description topics

Liabilities in million euros
The debt of public corporations according to the EMU debt definition.
It consists of the following debt instruments: deposits, short term debt securities, long term debt securities, short term loans and long term loans. The debt of public corporations is not part of the government debt (or EMU-debt).
Total liabilities
The debt of public corporations according to the EMU debt definition.
It consists of the following debt instruments: deposits, short term debt securities, long term debt securities, short term loans and long term loans. The debt of public corporations is not part of the government debt (or EMU-debt).
Financial corporations
The financial corporations sector consists of institutional units which are independent legal entities and market producers, and whose principal activity is the production of financial services. Such institutional units comprise all corporations and quasi-corporations which are principally engaged in:
- financial intermediation (financial intermediaries); and/or
- auxiliary financial activities (financial auxiliaries).

Financial intermediation is the activity in which an institutional unit acquires financial assets and incurs liabilities on its own account by engaging in financial transactions on the market. The assets and liabilities of financial intermediaries are transformed or repackaged in relation to, for example, maturity, scale, risk, etc. in the financial intermediation process. Auxiliary financial activities are activities related to financial intermediation but which do not involve financial intermediation themselves.
The financial corporations sector is subdivided into the following subsectors:
- central bank
- deposit-taking corporations except the central bank
- money market funds (MMFs)
- non-MMF investment funds
- other financial intermediaries, except insurance corporations and pension funds
- financial auxiliaries
- captive financial institutions and money lenders
- insurance corporations
- pension funds

The liabilities of the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) are not included in this table.
Other corporations
All public corporations which are not financial corporations.
Total other corporations
All public corporations which are not financial corporations.
Loss-making
Other corporations with an operational loss in the accounting year.
Profit-making
Other corporations with an operational profit in the accounting year.
Liabilities in % of GDP
Liabilities of public corporations as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP).
Total liabilities
Liabilities of public corporations as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP).
Financial corporations
The financial corporations sector consists of institutional units which are independent legal entities and market producers, and whose principal activity is the production of financial services. Such institutional units comprise all corporations and quasi-corporations which are principally engaged in:
- financial intermediation (financial intermediaries); and/or
- auxiliary financial activities (financial auxiliaries).

Financial intermediation is the activity in which an institutional unit acquires financial assets and incurs liabilities on its own account by engaging in financial transactions on the market. The assets and liabilities of financial intermediaries are transformed or repackaged in relation to, for example, maturity, scale, risk, etc. in the financial intermediation process. Auxiliary financial activities are activities related to financial intermediation but which do not involve financial intermediation themselves.
The financial corporations sector is subdivided into the following subsectors:
- central bank
- deposit-taking corporations except the central bank
- money market funds (MMFs)
- non-MMF investment funds
- other financial intermediaries, except insurance corporations and pension funds
- financial auxiliaries
- captive financial institutions and money lenders
- insurance corporations
- pension funds

The liabilities of the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) are not included in this table.
Other corporations
All public corporations which are not financial corporations.
Total other corporations
All public corporations which are not financial corporations.
Loss-making
Other corporations with an operational loss in the accounting year.
Profit-making
Other corporations with an operational profit in the accounting year.