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Euro area Government spending
Government spending


% of GDP

Includes all government current expenditures for purchases of goods and services, compensation of employees, most expenditures on national defense and security, but excludes government military expenditures that are part of government capital formation.
Euro area Government debt
Government debt


% of GDP

Debt is the entire stock of direct government fixed-term contractual obligations to others. It includes domestic and foreign liabilities such as currency and money deposits, securities other than shares, and loans.
Euro area Tax revenue
Tax revenue


% of GDP

Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes. This is the average for the EURO Area. Source: The World Bank.

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Interreg Europe point of contact in the Netherlands invites all to an information event about a broad range of European project funding opportunities in 2021-2027, including the Interreg Europe programme. 
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Seminar for Agents Acting for Member States and EU Institutions before the CJEU
The role of the Budget Committee is to prepare the decisions to be taken by the Management Board or the Executive Committee on budgetary matters. To this end the Budget Committee usually meets three times a year; twice in the margins of the Manageme...
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