Distribution of the national debt at end-March 1980

Quarterly Bulletin 1980 Q4
Published on 01 December 1980

This article, which continues the annual series, analyses the national debt by instrument and by holder.

At 31 March 1980, the nominal total of the national debt was £95.6 billion, some £8 billion higher than at end-March 1979. Official holdings rose only slightly, to £18.2 billion; but market holdings increased by £7.5 billion to £77.4 billion, broadly reflecting the central government borrowing requirement (CGBR) of £8.2 billion in the financial year 1979/80)

PDFDistribution of the national debt at end-March 1980


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