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Decreasing financial investments
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Financial accountsQ4 2015

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Decreasing financial investments

In 2015, households decreased their financial investments and had about the same acquisition of debt as in 2014.

Financial accounts for households. Key figures. Million NOK and percentage
4th quarter 20141st quarter 20152nd quarter 20153rd quarter 20154th quarter 2015
1Seasonal adjusted
Assets3 752 2463 811 3353 895 0613 880 0863 958 050
Liabilities2 935 4392 953 4213 028 6913 046 5783 110 634
Net financial assets816 807857 914866 370833 508847 416
 
Net lending-10 97513 582-7 197-28 158-4 553
Other changes8 81227 52515 653-4 70418 461
 
Debt to income ratio1227.2228.7229.9230.2231.1
Debt growth (per cent)16.16.36.46.35.8

The financial account shows that net lending for the household sector fell from NOK 10 billion in 2014 to NOK -26 billion in 2015. In 2015, household financial investments amounted to about NOK 145 billion and net acquisition of debt to about NOK 171 billion.

General government’s net financial assets amounted to NOK 8 880 billion at the end of 2015. This is 13 per cent more than at the end of 2014. Net lending in 2015 amounted to 20 per cent of this growth. The rest is the result of gains in securities markets.