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Press Release

February, 10, 2016

Ministry of Finance

Central Government Debt(As of December 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 9,022,005 76,143 207,158
General Bonds
(Reconstruction Bonds)
7,994,861
(79,308)
82,195
(-1,270)
254,030
(-3,488)
Long-term (10 years or more) 5,645,107 103,260 315,181
Medium-term (from 2 to 5 years) 1,978,956 -37,882 -53,943
Short-term (one year or less) 370,799 16,817 -7,207
Fiscal Investment and Loan Program Bonds 951,188 -5,668 -38,722
Long-term (10 years or more) 649,300 -34,782 -64,112
Medium-term (from 2 to 5 years) 301,888 29,115 25,390
Subsidy Bonds 1,043 257 -312
Subscription / Contribution Bonds 29,141 1,372 2,323
Government Bonds issued to Development Bank of Japan 13,247 - -
Government Bonds issued to Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Liability Facilitation Corporation 32,525 -2,014 -10,162
Borrowings 550,513 12,416 672
Long-term (over one year) 152,209 -242 -4,667
Short-term (one year or less) 398,304 12,657 5,339
Financing Bills 873,386 -186,898 -295,498
Total 10,445,904 -98,340 -87,668

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 424,421 -1,038 -9,563

Notes:

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

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

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

  • 4. The data as of March 31, 2016 will be released on May 10, 2016.