Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 29.9 billion in January. This is SEK 5.7 billion higher than the Debt Office's forecast.
Tax revenue was SEK 3.6 billion higher than calculated. Furthermore disbursements to local governments were SEK 2.1 billion lower than forecasted.
Interest payments on central government debt were SEK 0.6 billion higher than forecasted.
For the twelve-month period up to the end of January 2011, central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 9 billion. Central government debt amounted to SEK 1,114 billion at the end of January.