Financial accounts, 1st quarter 2018

Published 28 February 2018

Date and time of the event:

13/07/2018 08:00

THE STATISTIC IS PUBLISHED ON 13 JULY 2018. On a quarterly basis Danmarks Nationalbank publishes financial accounts for the main sectors in the Danish economy.

The financial accounts include financial balance sheets, transactions (buying/selling), revaluations (e.g. price changes) and other changes (e.g. losses on loans) in volume for the following 12 main sectors:

  • Non-financial corporations
  • Danmarks Nationalbank
  • Deposit-taking corporations and money-market funds 
  • Investment funds excl. money-market funds
  • Other financial intermediaries and captive financial institutions and money lenders 
  • Financial auxiliaries
  • Insurance corporations
  • Pension funds
  • General government
  • Households
  • Non-profit institutions serving households
  • Rest of the world.

For each sector assets and liabilities are divided into a set of instruments including the following 8 main instruments:

  • Monetary gold and special drawing rights (SDR)
  • Currency and deposits
  • Securities other than shares
  • Loans
  • Shares and other equity
  • Insurance technical reserves
  • Financial derivatives and employee stock options 
  • Other accounts receivable/payable.

For the majority of the instruments it is also possible to view balances against specific counterparty sectors (e.g. households' debt for Danish deposit-taking corporations).

The financial accounts comply with the guidelines in Eurostat's manual on the European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA 2010).