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Press Release

May, 10, 2016

Ministry of Finance

Central Government Debt(As of March 31, 2016)

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 9,108,097 86,092 293,250
General Bonds
(Reconstruction Bonds)
8,054,182
(59,456)
59,320
(-19,852)
313,351
(-23,339)
Long-term (10 years or more) 5,747,899 102,793 417,974
Medium-term (from 2 to 5 years) 1,944,342 -34,614 -88,558
Short-term (one year or less) 361,941 -8,858 -16,066
Fiscal Investment and Loan Program Bonds 961,155 9,967 -28,755
Long-term (10 years or more) 628,117 -21,183 -85,295
Medium-term (from 2 to 5 years) 333,038 31,150 56,540
Subsidy Bonds 1,342 299 -13
Subscription / Contribution Bonds 47,612 18,471 20,794
Government Bonds issued to Development Bank of Japan 13,247 - -
Government Bonds issued to Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Liability Facilitation Corporation 30,560 -1,965 -12,127
Borrowings 548,075 -2,438 -1,766
Long-term (over one year) 148,610 -3,599 -8,266
Short-term (one year or less) 399,465 1,161 6,500
Financing Bills 837,489 -35,897 -331,395
Total 10,493,661 47,757 -39,911

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 417,806 -6,614 -16,178

Notes:

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

  • 2. Above "General Bonds" includes amount(41,563.8 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, 2016 will be released on August 10, 2016.