Nonfinancial Sector Accounts, Slovenia, 1st quarter 2021
In the first quarter of 2021, non-financial corporation investments increased
In the first quarter of 2021, trade in goods with the rest of the world increased, non-financial investment activity accelerated, general governments’ revenue, expenditures and deficit increased, and households continued with heavy savings.
In the first quarter of 2021, the total economy surplus (net lending) amounted to EUR 994 million (8.5% of GDP) and was EUR 149 million higher than in the first quarter of 2020. The surplus was even higher on the goods and services account and amounted to EUR 1,100 million (9.4% of GDP). Most of the surplus was generated in trade in goods, which increased on both the export and import sides, while trade in services decreased again.
Households and NPISH
With further growth in gross disposable income and a smaller recovery in consumption, households’ propensity to save (saving rate) remains well above pre-crisis levels. The gross households saving rate (share of gross saving in gross disposable income) increased by 2.3 p.p. over the first quarter of 2020 and it was 27.2%.
Account of Slovenia with the Rest of the World, current prices, Slovenia
Main aggregates of national accounts by institutional sectors, current prices, Slovenia
In this release the term households is used for the household sector, incl. the sector of non-profit institutions serving households (NPISH). Data are available only for the two sectors together. The impact of NPISHs on the total value is small and usually negligible.