Borrowing (public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks) in September 2019 was £9.4 billion, £0.6 billion more than in September 2018; this is the first September year-on-year borrowing increase for five years.
Borrowing in the current financial year-to-date (April 2019 to September 2019) was £40.3 billion, £7.2 billion more than in the same period last year; this is the first April-to-September borrowing increase for five years.
Debt (public sector net debt excluding public sector banks) at the end of September 2019 was £1,790.9 billion (or 80.3% of gross domestic product (GDP)), an increase of £27.3 billion, or a decrease of 1.2 percentage points, on September 2018.
The UK's report to the European Commission under the Maastricht Treaty showing the actual and planned deficit (net borrowing) and gross debt (all financial liabilities) of central and local government.
An update to previous wider measures of government debt articles, to support the release of the latest supplementary information on contingent liabilities and other potential obligations outside the public sector finances reporting framework.