Answered on May 28, 2013
Deputy John Deasy asked the Minister for Finance the expected debt to GDP ratio for each year of the next five years.
Reply from Minister Michael Noonan: The projected general government debt to GDP ratio for the periods 2012 to 2016 and 2016 to 2019 are available on pages 54 and 49, respectively, of the Irish Stability Programme April 2013 Update. The corresponding data requested by the Deputy relating to the expected debt to GDP ratio for each year for the next five years is listed in the table above.
Source: Department of Finance, NTMA and CSO
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