Borrowing (public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks) in April 2019 was £5.8 billion, £0.03 billion less than in April 2018; the lowest April borrowing since 2007.
Borrowing in the latest full financial year (April 2018 to March 2019) was £23.5 billion, £18.3 billion less than in the previous financial year; the lowest full financial year borrowing for 17 years (April 2001 to March 2002).
Borrowing in the latest full financial year was £0.7 billion more than the £22.8 billion forecast by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) in its Economic and Fiscal Outlook – March 2019.
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.
Reasons for revisions to UK National Accounts estimates introduced during Blue Book 2018 and Pink Book 2018. It includes analysis of the quarterly profile of gross domestic product (GDP) in recent years and examines various features of how GDP is produced.