Polish local governments report 2013 deficit at 0.6% of annual plan

By bne IntelliNews February 19, 2014

The combined deficit of Polish local government units amounted to PLN 54.5mn (EUR 13.1mn) in 2013, according to the ministry of finance's preliminary data. The official plan was PLN 8,814.5mn gap.
Cities acting as counties reported deficit of PLN 653.3mn, provinces - of PLN 55.5mn, while the budgets of communes and counties reported surpluses of PLN 493.4mn and PLN 161.0mn, respectively.
Local governments' combined income amounted to PLN 183,200.5mn, or 96.8% of the annual plan. However, it was higher by 3.3 in annual terms. The local governments' spending was PLN 183,255.0mn, or 92.5% of the plan (it rose by 1.8% y/y).
Local governments and the central government constitute Poland's general government sector.

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