Economic Development

Important data on the development of the economy and the general public budget in Germany and the euro area:

Status: Monthly report May 2023

202120222023 202120222023 (real) rate of growth account balance vs. GDP3.11.52.1 rate7.76.86.8 (HICP)
-6.5-2.3-2.3Budget balance vs. GDP-7.1-3.5-3.2
71.467.465.2Maastricht-Debt ratio100.093.690.8

Source: Federal Ministry of Finance monthly reports; figures for the coming year are forecasts by the EU Commission. (GDP = gross domestic product, HICP = harmonised index of consumer prices)

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