Quarterly National Sector Accounts
Quarterly national accounts for institutional sectors
- 1st Quarter 2010
29 June 2010
Statistics Portugal presents national accounts for institutional sectors according to the new benchmark year of 2006 (2000 previous benchmark year). The quarterly sector accounts for institutional sectors covers the period of 1999Q1 to 2010Q1 and are also integrated to the new benchmark year of 2006.
In the year ended in the first quarter of 2010, the net borrowing of the economy decreased attaining 8.7% of GDP (9.3%, in the previous period). The households saving rate and their net lending continued to increase, although at slower pace than the observed in the previous period. The net lending of General Government presented a slight reduction.