Government gross debt Comparison

Economic Indicator Details

Indicator:General government gross debt
Units:Percent of GDP
Scale:%
Notes:Gross debt consists of all liabilities that require payment or payments of interest and/or principal by the debtor to the creditor at a date or dates in the future. This includes debt liabilities in the form of SDRs currency and deposits debt securities loans insurance pensions and standardized guarantee schemes and other accounts payable. Thus all liabilities in the GFSM 2001 system are debt except for equity and investment fund shares and financial derivatives and employee stock options. Debt can be valued at current market nominal or face values (GFSM 2001 paragraph 7.110).

Latest Data Values

RankCountryValue
1 Japan 234.13%
2 Saint Kitts and Nevis 204.85%
3 Greece 139.35%
4 Lebanon 137.46%
5 Jamaica 131.61%
6 Eritrea 125.00%
7 Italy 119.69%
8 Grenada 116.31%
9 Barbados 113.29%
10 Iceland 107.83%
11 Belgium 103.10%
12 Ireland 101.68%
13 United States 99.32%
14 Antigua and Barbuda 99.27%
15 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 97.75%
16 Cape Verde 95.66%
17 Singapore 95.24%
18 Guinea 90.49%
19 France 87.56%
20 São Tomé and Príncipe 87.38%
21 Portugal 87.09%
22 United Kingdom 81.93%
23 Dominica 81.21%
24 Saint Lucia 80.67%
25 Canada 80.48%
26 Hungary 78.75%
27 Belize 77.21%
28 Seychelles 76.82%
29 Germany 76.52%
30 Israel 74.31%
31 Austria 72.35%
32 Egypt 71.73%
33 India 71.43%
34 Malta 70.94%
35 Zimbabwe 70.81%
36 Spain 70.22%
37 Sudan 69.98%
38 Netherlands 69.38%
39 Kyrgyzstan 69.15%
40 Nicaragua 67.76%
41 Guyana 67.73%
42 Brazil 66.57%
43 Lesotho 65.65%
44 Cyprus 64.05%
45 Democratic Republic of Congo 63.45%
46 Côte d'Ivoire 62.44%
47 Jordan 62.36%
48 Mauritania 62.28%
49 Albania 61.87%
50 Ghana 59.46%
51 Laos 57.61%
52 Poland 57.40%
53 The Gambia 57.37%
54 Pakistan 57.24%
55 Malaysia 56.56%
56 Mauritius 56.56%
57 Myanmar 56.24%
58 Djibouti 55.45%
59 Norway 54.26%
60 Kenya 53.28%
61 Fiji 53.15%
62 Finland 52.20%
63 Vietnam 52.17%
64 Uruguay 52.10%
65 Armenia 51.97%
66 Burundi 51.04%
67 El Salvador 50.96%
68 Morocco 50.18%
69 The Bahamas 50.10%
70 Montenegro 49.38%
71 Latvia 48.99%
72 Argentina 48.08%
73 Cameroon 48.03%
74 Georgia 47.80%
75 Sierra Leone 47.38%
76 Denmark 46.72%
77 Yemen 46.12%
78 Mexico 45.74%
79 Philippines 45.57%
80 Thailand 45.48%
81 Guinea-Bissau 44.70%
82 Czech Republic 44.43%
83 Tanzania 44.35%
84 Comoros 44.01%
85 Slovakia 43.99%
86 Bosnia and Herzegovina 43.03%
87 Tunisia 42.78%
88 Tajikistan 42.60%
89 Croatia 42.57%
90 Trinidad and Tobago 42.46%
91 Turkey 42.39%
92 Lithuania 42.26%
93 Serbia 41.61%
94 Iraq 41.48%
95 Sweden 41.30%
96 Ethiopia 41.02%
97 Ukraine 40.62%
98 Liberia 40.54%
99 Senegal 40.48%
100 Mozambique 39.23%
101 Venezuela 38.89%
102 Madagascar 38.52%
103 Taiwan 37.97%
104 Switzerland 37.80%
105 Romania 37.74%
106 South Africa 37.16%
107 Slovenia 37.16%
108 Malawi 36.69%
109 Panama 36.49%
110 Colombia 36.28%
111 Bolivia 36.18%
112 Chad 35.88%
113 Nepal 35.66%
114 Moldova 34.62%
115 New Zealand 32.65%
116 Benin 31.60%
117 Costa Rica 31.57%
118 Swaziland 31.25%
119 South Korea 30.51%
120 Bahrain 29.89%
121 Burkina Faso 29.66%
122 Cambodia 28.87%
123 Belarus 28.18%
124 Haiti 27.69%
125 Angola 27.61%
126 Honduras 27.16%
127 Mali 26.86%
128 Syria 26.40%
129 Indonesia 26.34%
130 Zambia 26.14%
131 Guatemala 26.08%
132 Macedonia 25.38%
133 Solomon Islands 24.86%
134 Suriname 24.71%
135 Namibia 23.95%
136 Australia 23.68%
137 Peru 23.57%
138 Uganda 23.55%
139 Luxembourg 22.92%
140 Rwanda 22.84%
141 Dominican Republic 22.02%
142 United Arab Emirates 21.62%
143 Qatar 21.62%
144 Bulgaria 21.07%
145 Central African Republic 20.73%
146 Niger 20.47%
147 Gabon 20.31%
148 Iran 20.18%
149 Kazakhstan 18.98%
150 China 18.85%
151 Botswana 17.10%
152 Nigeria 16.93%
153 Togo 16.59%
154 Paraguay 16.37%
155 Turkmenistan 16.31%
156 Republic of Congo 15.76%
157 Ecuador 13.53%
158 Russia 12.85%
159 Azerbaijan 12.33%
160 Uzbekistan 11.71%
161 Saudi Arabia 10.99%
162 Equatorial Guinea 10.72%
163 Kuwait 10.69%
164 Estonia 7.77%
165 Chile 6.91%
166 Oman 4.31%
167 Hong Kong 0.59%
168 Libya 0.00%
169 Afghanistan 0.00%
170 Kiribati 0.00%
171 Samoa 0.00%
172 Tonga 0.00%
173 Brunei 0.00%
174 Algeria 0.00%
175 Kosovo 0.00%
176 Mongolia 0.00%
177 Maldives 0.00%
178 Bhutan 0.00%
179 Vanuatu 0.00%
180 Bangladesh 0.00%
181 Papua New Guinea 0.00%
182 East Timor 0.00%
183 Sri Lanka 0.00%