Economic analysis and research

General Government Debt Microdata (DSP)

The Banco de España data laboratory (BELab) provides information on the debt of public units belonging to the public sector, materialized in various types of financial instruments.

Through this dataset of information, researchers will have access to granular data that are consistent with the official general government debt statistics that, in aggregated form, are disseminated externally by the Banco de España.

Source of data: The data come from the following sources: Central Credit Register, Ministry of Finance and Public Function (MINHAFP), the statement of economic transactions and balances of liabilities abroad (Circular 4/2012, Banco de España), the BEV Database of Securities Issues, and BIV (Integrated Securities Database) of the Statistics Department of the Banco de España, the General Secretariat of the Treasury and Financial Policy and the General Comptroller of the State Administration (IGAE).

Unit of analysis: General Government Debt

Frequency: Annual

Period: 2018 - 2021

Last data extraction: October 2022

Identifier: NIF (anonymized) and Transaction code (anonymized)

Languages available: Spanish and English

Data producer: Banco de España

User guide: General Government Debt Microdata (DSP) File PDF: Opens in a new window (718 KB)

Sample file: Sample_file_DSP File CSV: Opens in a new window (15 KB) 

Possibility of remote access: yes

DOI: 10.48719/BELab.DSP1821_01Opens in a new window

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