Dáil Éireann - Volume 415 - 18 February, 1992
Written Answers. - National Debt.
Mr. Durkan Mr. Durkan
 183. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Finance if he will outline (a) the national debt for each year 1985 to date and (b) the annual rate of increase/ decrease; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Minister for Finance (Mr. B. Ahern) Bertie Ahern
Minister for Finance (Mr. B. Ahern): The national debt as at 31 December in each of the years 1985 to 1991 is as follows; the annual rate of increase is shown in brackets.
The national debt as a proportion of gross national product reached a peak of 129 per cent in 1987 and since then has fallen to approximately 107 per cent in 1991.
Dáil Éireann 415 Written Answers. National Debt.