UK government debt and deficit: June 2022
What's in the bulletin?
- UK general government gross debt was £2,436.7 billion at the end of Quarter 2 (Apr to June) 2022, equivalent to 101.9% of gross domestic product (GDP).
- UK general government deficit (or net borrowing) was £43.9 billion in Quarter 2 2022, equivalent to 7.2% of GDP.
- The general government gross debt and deficit figures published here (for 1997 onwards) are fully consistent with those in our Public sector finances, UK: August 2022 statistical bulletin, published on 21 September 2022.
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