Euro zone debt increases in Q1 2014

Public debt in the euro zone increased significantly this year, figures from Eurostat have shown.

22nd July, 2014
The lowest levels of debt to GDP were seen in Estonia and Bulgaria

Public debt in the euro zone increased significantly this year, figures from Eurostat have shown.

Total debt in the euro zone countries rose to 93.9 per cent of GDP in the first three months of 2014, up from 92.7 per cent in the last quarter of 2013.

In the EU as a whole, total debt rose from 87.2 per cent to 88 per cent.

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