Public debt (% of GDP) by country - 2016

Public debt (% of GDP) by country Updated 10-01-2016

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Public debt (% of GDP)

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World map on : Public debt (% of GDP) - 2016

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The map shows the indicator: Public debt (% of GDP). The data are for the different sovereign countries of the world.

Data source: IMF. The data correspond to the last date of registration provided by the source.

Color of the map for the indicator: Public debt (% of GDP).

Color of the countries with the lowest data: light red.

Color of the countries with the highest data: dark red.

Other information available for this indicator : Public debt (% of GDP).

You will eventually find a ranking of the best and lowest records for sovereign countries. You can download the data per country in CSV format or view it below the article.

Definition (source Wikipedia):

Government debt (also known as public debt, national debt and sovereign debt) is the debt owed by a central government.

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Ranking of statistics – Public debt (% of GDP)

The 5 highest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1980 :

1 - Liberia - Public debt (% of GDP) was 789.83 % in 2003
2 - São Tomé and Príncipe - Public debt (% of GDP) was 572.64 % in 2001
3 - Sudan - Public debt (% of GDP) was 454.95 % in 1992
4 - Iraq - Public debt (% of GDP) was 344.32 % in 2004
5 - Equatorial Guinea - Public debt (% of GDP) was 260.67 % in 1982

The 5 lowest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1980 :

1 - Senegal - Public debt (% of GDP) was 0.00 % in 1994
2 - South Sudan - Public debt (% of GDP) was 0.00 % in 2011
3 - Brunei - Public debt (% of GDP) was 0.00 % in 1985
4 - Republic of the Congo - Public debt (% of GDP) was 0.00 % in 1989
5 - Equatorial Guinea - Public debt (% of GDP) was 0.59 % in 2008

Data table - Public debt (% of GDP)

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Ranking Country Data Date of information
1 Flag - Japan Japan 245.90 2015
2 Flag - Greece Greece 196.95 2015
3 Flag - Eritrea Eritrea 137.60 2015
4 Flag - Italy Italy 133.11 2015
5 Flag - Lebanon Lebanon 132.40 2015
6 Flag - Portugal Portugal 127.80 2015
7 Flag - Jamaica Jamaica 124.84 2015
8 Flag - Cape Verde Cape Verde 124.68 2015
9 Flag - Bhutan Bhutan 115.89 2015
10 Flag - Gambia Gambia 107.71 2015
11 Flag - Belgium Belgium 106.75 2015
12 Flag - Cyprus Cyprus 106.37 2015
13 Flag - Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 105.54 2015
14 Flag - United States United States 104.85 2015
15 Flag - Barbados Barbados 103.28 2015
16 Flag - Ireland Ireland 100.63 2015
17 Flag - Singapore Singapore 98.71 2015
18 Flag - Spain Spain 98.60 2015
19 Flag - France France 97.09 2015
20 Flag - Ukraine Ukraine 94.38 2015
21 Flag - São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe 91.25 2015
22 Flag - Canada Canada 90.42 2015
23 Flag - Grenada Grenada 90.25 2015
24 Flag - Egypt Egypt 89.99 2015
25 Flag - Jordan Jordan 89.98 2015
26 Flag - Croatia Croatia 89.34 2015
27 Flag - United Kingdom United Kingdom 88.89 2015
28 Flag - Austria Austria 86.71 2015
29 Flag - Mauritania Mauritania 84.27 2015
30 Flag - Slovenia Slovenia 81.77 2015
31 Flag - Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 81.73 2015
32 Flag - Dominica Dominica 77.84 2015
33 Flag - Belize Belize 77.24 2015
34 Flag - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 77.01 2015
35 Flag - Maldives Maldives 76.88 2015
36 Flag - Serbia Serbia 76.71 2015
37 Flag - Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 76.71 2015
38 Flag - Iraq Iraq 75.67 2015
39 Flag - Iceland Iceland 75.32 2015
40 Flag - Hungary Hungary 75.27 2015
41 Flag - Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 74.53 2015
42 Flag - Albania Albania 73.31 2015
43 Flag - Ghana Ghana 72.82 2015
44 Flag - Sudan Sudan 71.49 2015
45 Flag - Germany Germany 70.75 2015
46 Flag - Guyana Guyana 70.19 2015
47 Flag - Brazil Brazil 69.90 2015
48 Flag - Montenegro Montenegro 69.89 2015
49 Flag - Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 69.29 2015
50 Flag - Netherlands Netherlands 67.62 2015
51 Flag - Malta Malta 67.22 2015
52 Flag - Israel Israel 67.21 2015
53 Flag - Yemen Yemen 67.01 2015
54 Flag - Bahrain Bahrain 66.75 2015
55 Flag - India India 65.26 2015
56 Flag - Pakistan Pakistan 64.73 2015
57 Flag - Seychelles Seychelles 64.50 2015
58 Flag - Uruguay Uruguay 64.07 2015
59 Flag - Morocco Morocco 63.85 2015
60 Flag - Laos Laos 63.39 2015
61 Flag - Bahamas Bahamas 62.11 2015
62 Flag - Finland Finland 61.91 2015
63 Flag - Vietnam Vietnam 61.22 2015
64 Flag - Togo Togo 61.08 2015
65 Flag - Mozambique Mozambique 61.05 2015
66 Flag - Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 59.95 2015
67 Flag - El Salvador El Salvador 59.81 2015
68 Flag - Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 57.50 2015
69 Flag - Angola Angola 57.38 2015
70 Flag - Kenya Kenya 56.18 2015
71 Flag - Mauritius Mauritius 55.96 2015
72 Flag - Malaysia Malaysia 55.56 2015
73 Flag - Samoa Samoa 55.48 2015
74 Flag - Senegal Senegal 54.99 2015
75 Flag - Tunisia Tunisia 53.96 2015
76 Flag - Lesotho Lesotho 53.44 2015
77 Flag - Slovakia Slovakia 53.26 2015
78 Flag - Venezuela Venezuela 52.98 2015
79 Flag - Djibouti Djibouti 52.44 2015
80 Flag - Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 52.19 2015
81 Flag - Argentina Argentina 52.14 2015
82 Flag - Mexico Mexico 51.98 2015
83 Flag - Fiji Fiji 51.18 2015
84 Flag - Poland Poland 51.09 2015
85 Flag - Colombia Colombia 50.93 2015
86 Flag - Libya Libya 50.54 2015
87 Flag - South Sudan South Sudan 49.43 2015
88 Flag - Honduras Honduras 48.39 2015
89 Flag - South Africa South Africa 48.39 2015
90 Flag - Tuvalu Tuvalu 47.98 2015
91 Flag - Panama Panama 47.52 2015
92 Flag - Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 47.22 2015
93 Flag - Denmark Denmark 46.99 2015
94 Flag - Switzerland Switzerland 46.22 2015
95 Flag - Armenia Armenia 46.06 2015
96 Flag - Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 45.49 2015
97 Flag - Georgia Georgia 45.40 2015
98 Flag - Moldova Moldova 44.83 2015
99 Flag - Costa Rica Costa Rica 43.98 2015
100 Flag - Sweden Sweden 43.93 2015
101 Flag - Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 43.86 2015
102 Flag - Niger Niger 43.69 2015
103 Flag - Thailand Thailand 43.53 2015
104 Flag - China China 43.20 2015
105 Flag - Mali Mali 42.55 2015
106 Flag - Central African Republic Central African Republic 42.14 2015
107 Flag - Zambia Zambia 41.89 2015
108 Flag - Liberia Liberia 41.17 2015
109 Flag - Romania Romania 40.90 2015
110 Flag - Guinea Guinea 40.89 2015
111 Flag - Czech Republic Czech Republic 40.63 2015
112 Flag - Belarus Belarus 40.38 2015
113 Flag - Tanzania Tanzania 40.16 2015
114 Flag - Lithuania Lithuania 38.78 2015
115 Flag - Gabon Gabon 38.68 2015
116 Flag - Taiwan Taiwan 38.54 2015
117 Flag - South Korea South Korea 38.24 2015
118 Flag - Bolivia Bolivia 38.01 2015
119 Flag - Latvia Latvia 37.77 2015
120 Flag - Ecuador Ecuador 37.39 2015
121 Flag - Macedonia Macedonia 37.13 2015
122 Flag - Suriname Suriname 36.85 2015
123 Flag - Australia Australia 35.97 2015
124 Flag - Philippines Philippines 35.88 2015
125 Flag - Madagascar Madagascar 35.40 2015
126 Flag - Benin Benin 35.24 2015
127 Flag - Uganda Uganda 35.01 2015
128 Flag - Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 34.66 2015
129 Flag - Cambodia Cambodia 34.26 2015
130 Flag - Burundi Burundi 33.72 2015
131 Flag - Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 33.62 2015
132 Flag - Myanmar Myanmar 33.43 2015
133 Flag - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 33.26 2015
134 Flag - Bangladesh Bangladesh 33.25 2015
135 Flag - Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 33.19 2015
136 Flag - Tajikistan Tajikistan 32.86 2015
137 Flag - Rwanda Rwanda 32.73 2015
138 Flag - Cameroon Cameroon 32.16 2015
139 Flag - Turkey Turkey 32.14 2015
140 Flag - Nicaragua Nicaragua 30.55 2015
141 Flag - New Zealand New Zealand 30.25 2015
142 Flag - Syria Syria 30.02 2010
143 Flag - Qatar Qatar 29.93 2015
144 Flag - Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 28.77 2015
145 Flag - Bulgaria Bulgaria 28.64 2015
146 Flag - Norway Norway 28.07 2015
147 Flag - Micronesia Micronesia 27.25 2015
148 Flag - Indonesia Indonesia 26.55 2015
149 Flag - Haiti Haiti 26.45 2015
150 Flag - Namibia Namibia 25.82 2015
151 Flag - Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 25.41 2015
152 Flag - Chad Chad 25.23 2015
153 Flag - Guatemala Guatemala 24.80 2015
154 Flag - Comoros Comoros 24.67 2015
155 Flag - Vanuatu Vanuatu 23.87 2015
156 Flag - San Marino San Marino 23.68 2015
157 Flag - Nepal Nepal 23.45 2015
158 Flag - Luxembourg Luxembourg 22.77 2015
159 Flag - Ethiopia Ethiopia 22.59 2015
160 Flag - Paraguay Paraguay 22.47 2015
161 Flag - Peru Peru 22.41 2015
162 Flag - Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 20.60 2015
163 Flag - Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 20.45 2015
164 Flag - Russia Russia 20.40 2015
165 Flag - United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 18.86 2015
166 Flag - Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 18.72 2015
167 Flag - Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 18.31 2015
168 Flag - Chile Chile 18.14 2015
169 Flag - Swaziland Swaziland 17.64 2015
170 Flag - Iran Iran 16.36 2015
171 Flag - Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 16.12 2015
172 Flag - Kiribati Kiribati 12.72 2015
173 Flag - Botswana Botswana 12.40 2015
174 Flag - Nigeria Nigeria 11.88 2015
175 Flag - Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 11.59 2015
176 Flag - Estonia Estonia 10.76 2015
177 Flag - Algeria Algeria 10.19 2015
178 Flag - Kuwait Kuwait 9.92 2015
179 Flag - Oman Oman 9.29 2015
180 Flag - Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 6.72 2015
181 Flag - Brunei Brunei 3.17 2015