Distribution of the national debt end-March 1983

Quarterly Bulletin 1983 Q4
Published on 01 December 1983

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

During the year ended 31 March 1983, the total nominal value of the national debt rose by just over £9.5 billion (8.0%). Over the year, debt held by official funds fell by £0.4 billion, so that market holdings increased by £9.9 billion (9.6%). In the previous year, market holdings had risen by £9.1 billion (also 9.6%). Market holdings of national debt, when expressed as a proportion of gross domestic product, remained unchanged from last year, at 48.4%

PDFDistribution of the national debt end-March 1983

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