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Press Release

May, 8, 2015

Ministry of Finance

Central Government Debt(As of March 31, 2015)

1. Outstanding Government Bonds and Borrowings

(100 million yen)

CategoryAmountIncrease or Decrease(-) from the End of the Previous QuarterIncrease or Decrease(-) from the End of the Previous Fiscal Year
Government Bonds 8,814,847 72,494 277,211
General Bonds
(Reconstruction Bonds)
7,740,831
(82,795)
56,473
(3,443)
302,155
(-7,340)
Long-term (10 years or more) 5,329,926 84,983 355,405
Medium-term (from 2 to 5 years) 2,032,899 -30,910 -14,183
Short-term (one year or less) 378,006 2,400 -39,068
Fiscal Investment and Loan Program Bonds 989,910 21,593 -52,195
Long-term (10 years or more) 713,412 -11,903 -92,053
Medium-term (from 2 to 5 years) 276,498 33,496 39,858
Subsidy Bonds 1,355 11 -391
Subscription / Contribution Bonds 26,818 -1,482 1,718
Government Bonds issued to Development Bank of Japan 13,247 - -
Government Bonds issued to Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation 42,687 -1,976 29,557
Government Bonds converted from
The Japan Expressway Holding
and Debt Repayment Agency Bonds
- -2,124 -3,633
Borrowings 549,841 -2,928 -5,207
Long-term (over one year) 156,876 -3,641 -7,707
Short-term (one year or less) 392,965 713 2,500
Financing Bills 1,168,883 164,801 11,999
Total 10,533,572 234,366 284,003

2. Outstanding Government Guaranteed Debts

(100 million yen)

CategoryAmountIncrease or Decrease(-) from the End of the Previous QuarterIncrease or Decrease(-) from the End of the Previous Fiscal Year
Government - Guaranteed Debts 433,984 -12,590 -11,342

Notes:

  • 1. Figures may not sum up to the total because of rounding.

  • 2. Above "General Bonds" includes amount(28,279.5 billion yen) of Front Loading Issuance of Refunding Bonds for refunding next year.      

  • 3. Above "Outstanding Government Bonds and Borrowings" includes government bonds and borrowings held by government.

  • 4. Figures are total of the general account and all special accounts, and the coverage is different from the central government defined in SNA.

  • 5. The data as of June 30, 2015 will be released on August 10, 2015.