List of countries by public debt

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Public debt as a percent of GDP by CIA

This is a list of countries by public debt to GDP ratio as listed by Eurostat for the EU and by CIA's World Factbook 2012 for the rest of the world. It is the cumulative total of all government borrowings less repayments that are denominated in a country's home currency.

Concept

Government debt as a percent of GDP by IMF

Public debt is the most relevant data for discussions of government default and debt ceilings. Although of similar magnitude for the US (2010), it is different from external debt, which instead reflects the foreign currency liabilities of both the private and public sector.

The figures here are represented as a percentage of annual gross domestic product. The public debt relative information provided by national sources is not always objective and true, given the fact that there is no independent research in these matters.

List

Country Average of CIA and IMF datanote 1 Public debt as % of GDP
(CIA)1
Date Gross government debt as % of GDP
(IMF)
Net government debt as % of GDP
(IMF)2
Date Region
 Albania 60.5985 60.6 2012 60.597 60.597 2012 Europe
 Algeria -8.6925 8.8 2012 9.900 -26.185 2012 Africa
 Angola 24.936 17.1 2012 29.295 2012 Africa
 Antigua and Barbuda 109.575 130 2010 89.150 89.150 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Argentina 42.0225 41.6 2012 44.88 2012 South America
 Armenia 42.344 42.1 2012 39.548 2012 Europe
 Aruba 46.3 46.3 2005 Central America/Caribbean
 Australia 27.159 29.30 2012 27.159 11.641 2012 Oceania
 Austria 64.0455 74.6 2012 73.717 53.491 2012 Europe
 Azerbaijan 9.6505 7.5 2013 11.599 2012 Asia
 Bahamas, The 51.856 51.856 51.856 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Bahrain 44.9635 56.2 2012 33.727 33.727 2012 Middle East
 Bangladesh 32 32 2012 Asia
 Barbados 77.681 83.1 2012 72.634 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Belarus 15 30 2012 36.905 0 2012 Europe
 Belgium 91.452 99.6 2012 99.600 83.304 2012 Europe
 Belize 84.453 90.8 2012 78.106 78.106 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Benin 29.442 30.2 2012 32.525 2012 Africa
 Bhutan 73.215 64 2011 72.075 2012 Asia
 Bolivia 21.846 32.7 2012 33.090 10.992 2012 South America
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 41.1725 43.8 2012 44.265 38.545 2012 Europe
 Botswana 18.2015 23 2012 14.920 2012 Africa
 Brazil 45.0545 54.9 2012 68.469 35.209 2012 South America
 Brunei 2.451 2.406 2012 Southeast Asia
 Bulgaria 4.1575 17.9 2012 18.497 -9.585 2012 Europe
 Burkina Faso 25.167 27.695 2012 Africa
 Burma 45.398 47.524 2012 Southeast Asia
 Burundi 50.4425 72.3 2012 32.002 2012 Africa
 Cambodia 28.093 28.503 2012 Southeast Asia
 Cameroon 14.7795 14.7 2012 14.859 14.859 2012 Africa
 Canada 59.3315 84.1 2012 85.641 34.563 2012 North America
 Cape Verde 90.176 83.1 2012 103.353 97.252 2012 Africa
 Central African Republic 28.283 30.597 2012 Africa
 Chad 36.5045 36.9 2012 34.454 2012 Africa
 Chile 1.154 10.1 2012 11.222 -7.792 2012 South America
 China 26.5005 31.7 2012 22.849 2012 Asia
 Colombia 32.397 40.2 2012 32.838 24.594 2012 South America
 Comoros 42.613 42.613 42.613 2012 Africa
 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 41.344 36.047 2012 Africa
 Congo, Republic of the 19.718 18.3 2012 21.136 21.136 2012 Africa
 Costa Rica 41.1105 47.4 2012 34.821 34.821 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Cote d'Ivoire 53.098 60.8 2012 49.070 2012 Africa
 Croatia 55.8175 52.1 2012 56.282 2012 Europe
 Cuba 35.1 35.1 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Cyprus 80.9 80.9 2012 86.205 2012 Middle East
 Czech Republic 44.367 43.9 2012 43.146 2012 Europe
 Denmark 26.463 45.3 2012 50.102 7.626 2012 Europe
 Djibouti 40.054 38.618 2012 Africa
 Dominica 71.082 70 2012 72.164 72.164 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Dominican Republic 36.743 40 2012 33.486 33.486 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Ecuador 21.6665 23.3 2012 18.613 2012 South America
 Egypt 76.9035 85 2012 80.155 68.807 2012 Africa
 El Salvador 55.8745 57.4 2012 52.193 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Equatorial Guinea 6.2385 4.3 2012 8.177 8.177 2012 Africa
 Eritrea 120.887 118 2012 125.785 2012 Africa
 Estonia 5.2555 6 2013 8.498 2.511 2012 Europe
 Ethiopia 31.286 44.4 2012 21.551 18.172 2012 Africa
 Fiji 47.403 47.9 2012 51.642 46.906 2012 Oceania
 Finland 1.2835 53.5 2012 53.335 -50.933 2012 Europe
 France 86.9825 89.9 2012 90.291 84.065 2012 Europe
 Gabon 24.3815 23 2012 21.999 2012 Africa
 Gambia, The 77.179 77.179 77.179 2012 Africa
 Georgia 33.7325 36.3 2012 32.738 2012 Europe
 Germany 69.462 79.9 2013 81.964 57.224 2012 Europe
 Ghana 50.2625 47.4 2012 56.526 53.125 2012 Africa
 Gibraltar 7.5 7.5 2008 Europe
 Greece 158.339 161.3 2012 158.546 155.378 2012 Europe
 Grenada 111.2835 110 2012 112.567 112.567 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Guatemala 27.971 29.9 2012 25.112 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Guinea 42.993 42.993 42.993 2012 Africa
 Guinea-Bissau 60.535 59.751 2012 Africa
 Guyana 61.8945 66.1 2012 60.333 57.689 2012 South America
 Haiti 20.442 15.446 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Honduras 35.353 34.5 2012 34.676 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Hong Kong 30.0715 30 2012 32.393 2012 Southeast Asia
 Hungary 75.686 78.6 2012 79.003 72.772 2012 Europe
 Iceland 93.565 118.9 2012 99.083 68.23 2012 Europe
 India 59.145 49.60 2012 66.842 2012 Asia
 Indonesia 24.224 24.8 2012 24.004 2012 Southeast Asia
 Iran 10.007 18.8 2012 10.726 1.214 2012 Middle East
 Iraq 16.701 34.191 2012 Middle East
 Ireland 110.162 118 2012 117.122 102.324 2012 Europe
 Israel 68.3 67.10 2013 69.637 69.574 2014 Middle East
 Italy 114.654 126.1 2012 126.978 103.208 2012 Europe
 Jamaica 135.029 127.3 2012 146.591 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Japan 134.325 214.3 2012 237.918 134.325 2012 Asia
 Jordan 74.968 75 2012 79.586 74.936 2012 Middle East
 Kazakhstan -2.5485 12 2012 12.318 -17.097 2012 Asia
 Kenya 46.5835 50 2012 48.185 43.167 2012 Africa
 Korea, North 0.4 0.4 2007 Asia
 Korea, South 32.9705 33.7 2012 33.668 32.241 2012 Asia
 Kuwait 7.117 6.4 2013 7.290 2012 Middle East
 Kyrgyzstan 48.726 48.935 2012 Asia
 Laos 49.749 48 2012 53.082 2012 Southeast Asia
 Latvia 35.2845 39.2 2013 36.417 26.569 2012 Europe
 Lebanon 131.04 127.9 2012 139.527 134.18 2012 Middle East
 Lesotho -2.141 41.903 -2.141 2012 Africa
 Liberia -1.927 3.3 2013 29.076 -8.254 2012 Africa
 Libya -46.5675 4.8 2013 0 -95.035 2012 Africa
 Lithuania 36.945 40.2 2013 39.586 35.39 2012 Europe
 Luxembourg 20.8625 18.4 2012 21.138 2012 Europe
 Macedonia 28.153 27.3 2012 33.271 29.006 2012 Europe
 Madagascar 37.476 38.309 2012 Africa
 Malawi 49.125 47.1 2012 54.903 51.15 2012 Africa
 Malaysia 55.474 55.474 2012 55.474 2012 Southeast Asia
 Maldives 91.853 77.486 2012 Asia
 Mali 25.0405 23.2 2012 32.003 26.881 2012 Africa
 Malta 75.1305 77 2012 72.538 2012 Europe
 Marshall Islands 54.116 60.043 2012 Oceania
 Mauritania 77.105 79.703 2012 Africa
 Mauritius 56.045 61.8 2012 50.29 50.29 2012 Africa
 Mexico 36.699 35.4 2012 43.519 37.998 2012 North America
 Moldova 20.9725 18.1 2012 23.845 23.845 2012 Europe
 Montenegro 50.439 52.1 2012 51.068 48.778 2012 Europe
 Morocco 65.3785 71.7 2012 59.587 59.057 2012 Africa
 Mozambique 47.5545 48.1 2012 46.628 2012 Africa
 Namibia 26.3055 28.2 2012 26.642 24.411 2012 Africa
   Nepal 33.129 33.129 33.129 2012 Asia
 Netherlands 50.601 68.7 2012 71.736 32.502 2012 Europe
 New Zealand 34.108 41.8 2012 38.154 26.416 2012 Oceania
 Nicaragua 51.4275 52.7 2011 52.086 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Niger 4.25 31.051 4.25 2012 Africa
 Nigeria 16.0415 18.8 2012 17.762 13.283 2012 Africa
 Norway -67.604 30.3 2012 34.118 -165.508 2012 Europe
 Oman 5.3965 4.4 2013 6.122 2012 Middle East
 Pakistan 54.5855 50.4 2012 62.079 58.771 2012 Asia
 Panama 39.898 41 2012 38.796 38.796 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Papua New Guinea 23.3 23.3 2012 Oceania
 Paraguay 12.9935 14.7 2012 11.358 2012 South America
 Peru 11.378 18.3 2012 19.759 4.456 2012 South America
 Philippines 45.365 51 2012 41.919 2012 Southeast Asia
 Poland 40.271 53.8 2012 55.166 26.742 2012 Europe
 Portugal 115.628 123.63 2012 122.985 111.556 2012 Europe
 Qatar 32.2075 32.5 2012 37.812 31.915 2012 Middle East
 Romania 37.037 37.2 2012 37.038 2012 Europe
 Russia 11.3125 12.2 2012 10.877 2012 Asia
 Rwanda 24.757 21.8 2012 28.040 2012 Africa
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 113.481 144 2012 82.962 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Saint Lucia 80.8805 77 2012 84.761 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 67.542 68 2011 67.084 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Sao Tome and Principe 71.03 76.5 2012 75.503 2012 Africa
 Saudi Arabia -19.9125 12.9 2012 3.622 -52.725 2012 Middle East
 Senegal 40.3845 33.6 2012 45.002 2012 Africa
 Serbia 59.194 61.5 2012 63.650 56.888 2012 Europe
 Seychelles 54.391 39.3 2012 82.528 69.482 2012 Africa
 Sierra Leone 30.4 60.8 2012 44.471 0 2012 Africa
 Singapore 109.782 111.4 2012 111.017 2012 Southeast Asia
 Slovakia 51.9395 48.6 2012 52.333 2012 Europe
 Slovenia 61.015 53.2 2012 52.610 2012 Europe
 Solomon Islands 6.737 18.228 6.737 2012 Oceania
 South Africa 39.4305 43.3 2012 42.282 35.561 2012 Africa
 Spain 78.6155 85.3 2012 84.082 71.931 2012 Europe
 Sri Lanka 81 81 2012 Asia
 Sudan 96.1135 89.3 2012 97.642 2012 Africa
 Suriname 19.996 20.464 2012 South America
 Swaziland 7.607 19.041 7.607 2012 Africa
 Sweden 10.484 38.6 2012 38.020 -17.632 2012 Europe
  Switzerland 40.3325 52.4 2011 49.099 28.265 2012 Europe
 Syria 44 44 2012 Middle East
 Taiwan 38.1165 36 2012 40.938 2012 East Asia
 Tajikistan 31.57 32.466 2012 Asia
 Tanzania 39.666 34.4 2012 41.391 2012 Africa
 Thailand 44.584 43.3 2012 44.252 2012 Southeast Asia
 Togo 46.108 46.706 2012 Africa
 Trinidad and Tobago 37.8705 46.6 2012 39.723 29.141 2012 Central America/Caribbean
 Tunisia 47.883 52.3 2012 44.466 2012 Africa
 Turkey 34.1005 35.5 2013 36.383 27.801 2012 Europe
 Turkmenistan 16.366 15.821 2012 Asia
 Tuvalu 42.532 43.727 2012 Oceania
 Uganda 32.205 26.8 2012 34.532 2012 Africa
 Ukraine 37.01 38.8 2012 37.422 35.22 2012 Europe
 United Arab Emirates -26.543 43.30 2012 17.617 -93.486 2012 Middle East
 United Kingdom 90.314 90.0 2012 90.314 82.785 2012 Europe
 United States 106.525 72.50 2012 106.525 87.859 2012 North America
 Uruguay 46.7675 57.2 2012 53.686 36.335 2012 South America
 Uzbekistan 8.6665 8.8 2012 8.636 2012 Asia
 Vanuatu 22.969 20.011 2012 Oceania
 Venezuela 55.4025 49 2012 57.287 2012 South America
 Vietnam 48.629 48.2 2012 52.099 49.058 2012 Southeast Asia
 Wallis and Futuna 5.6 5.6 2004 Oceania
World 64 64 2012 World
 Yemen 43.6405 42.5 2012 46.743 44.781 2012 Middle East
 Zambia 27.3585 31.2 2012 26.875 23.517 2012 Africa
 Zimbabwe 129.4165 202.7 2012 60.451 2012 Africa

See also

Government debt as a percent of GDP in EU in 2012

Nation specific:

Notes

  1. ^ The averaging of the two figures may not necessarily be meaningful since public debt is not necessarily equal to net debt. However, this is provided to approximate the ranking of countries that would be excluded from sorting of either the CIA set or the IMF set alone. Note that gross debt figures are substituted where net debt figures are unavailable in the IMF set.

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