Country Comparison > Public debt > TOP 100

RankCountryPublic debt (% of GDP)
1Japan226.1
2Zimbabwe202.4
3Greece175
4Italy133
5Iceland130.5
6Portugal127.8
7Ireland124.2
8Jamaica123.6
9Lebanon120
10Sudan111
11Grenada110
12Singapore105.5
13Eritrea104.7
14Belgium102.4
15Puerto Rico96.5
16Spain93.7
17France93.4
18Egypt92.2
19United Kingdom91.1
20Barbados90.5
21Antigua and Barbuda89
22Canada86.3
23Cape Verde86.2
24Saint Kitts and Nevis83
25Germany79.9
26Hungary79.8
27Jordan79.1
28Sri Lanka78.4
29Saint Lucia77
30Morocco76.9
31Austria75.7
32Malta75.3
33Belize75.1
34Netherlands74.3
35United States71.8
36Slovenia71.7
37Albania70.5
38Dominica70
39Saint Vincent and the Grenadines68
40Israel67.1
41Aruba67
42Croatia66.2
43Sao Tome and Principe65.5
44Uruguay62.8
45El Salvador62
46Bahrain61.2
47Serbia61.2
48Guyana59.9
49Brazil59.2
50Syria58.9
51Mauritius58
52Finland56.5
53Fiji56.2
54Slovakia55.5
55Costa Rica55
56Malaysia54.6
57Pakistan54.6
58Kenya53.5
59Ghana53.1
60Montenegro52.1
61India51.8
62Seychelles51.8
63Tunisia51.1
64Malawi50.8
65Ethiopia50.4
66Nicaragua50.4
67Philippines50.2
68Czech Republic48.8
69Poland48.2
70Vietnam48.2
71Burundi47.6
72Yemen47.1
73Dominican Republic47
74Denmark47
75Mozambique46.7
76Laos46.3
77Bosnia and Herzegovina45.9
78Thailand45.9
79Argentina45.8
80South Africa45.4
81Cote d'Ivoire45.2
82Tanzania42.7
83United Arab Emirates41.7
84Sweden41.5
85Andorra41.1
86Honduras40.6
87Ukraine40.6
88Lithuania40.2
89Panama39.8
90Colombia39.6
91Latvia39.2
92Bhutan38.9
93Taiwan38.9
94Djibouti38.6
95Romania38.6
96New Zealand38.4
97Senegal38.4
98Mexico37.7
99Armenia37.7
100Trinidad and Tobago37.1

Definition: This entry records the cumulative total of all government borrowings less repayments that are denominated in a country's home currency. Public debt should not be confused with external debt, which reflects the foreign currency liabilities of both the private and public sector and must be financed out of foreign exchange earnings.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Public debt map

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