Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



15/05/2017
Latest Figures: Quarterly Accounts of General Government, 1st Quarter 2017

On the basis of the preliminary data on the General Government accounts for January-March 2017, which are compiled in accordance to EU concepts and definitions (ESA 2010), total revenue amounted €1.716,1 mn (4,9% increase as compared to the corresponding period of 2016), while total expenditure reached €1.515,2 mn (1,7% increase), resulting in a surplus of €200,9 mn as compared to a surplus of €146,3 mn in the corresponding period of the previous year.

The main categories of revenue for the period January-March 2017 were: taxes on production and imports €680,5 mn (12,6% increase as compared to the first quarter of 2016), of which VAT was €395,1 mn (18,3% increase), social contributions €419,7 mn (9,1% increase), and taxes on income and wealth €402,4 mn (0,9% increase). Revenue from sales of goods and services reached €101,1 mn registering a decrease of 5,3% as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

The main categories of expenditure for the period January-March 2017 were: social transfers €593,5 mn (1,0% increase compared to the corresponding period of 2016), and compensation of employees (including imputed social contributions and pensions of civil servants) €520,1 mn (1,6% increase). Intermediate consumption reached €128,0 mn (7,8% increase as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year).


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