Debt: Country comparison
CountriesDateMillions €Millions $ % GDP
United States [+]201313,154,815
17,470,909
104.20%
United Kingdom [+]20131,752,399
2,327,361
90.60%
Germany [+]20132,147,027
2,851,467
78.43%
France [+]20131,925,292
2,556,980
93.50%
Japan [+]201210,962,444
14,084,548
237.34%
Spain [+]2013966,181
1,283,184
92.10%
Italy [+]20132,069,216
2,748,126
132.60%
Portugal [+]2013213,631
283,723
129.00%
Greece [+]2013318,703
423,269
175.10%
Ireland [+]2013202,920
269,498
123.70%
United Arab Emirates [+]201249,482
63,575
17.09%
Antigua and Barbuda [+]2013852
1,132
94.26%
Albania [+]20125,955
7,652
62.93%
Armenia [+]20133,252
4,319
41.40%
Angola [+]201332,326
42,932
34.57%
Argentina [+]2013188,362
250,164
40.99%
Austria [+]2013233,329
309,884
74.48%
Australia [+]2013324,815
431,387
28.65%
Azerbaijan [+]20126,199
7,969
11.60%
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]20135,738
7,620
42.54%
Bangladesh [+]201340,283
53,500
35.17%
Belgium [+]2013387,159
514,186
101.50%
Burkina Faso [+]20132,643
3,510
29.15%
Bulgaria [+]20137,533
10,004
18.90%
Bahrain [+]20128,659
11,125
36.30%
Burundi [+]2012692
889
35.43%
Benin [+]20131,866
2,478
29.82%
Brunei [+]2013301
400
2.48%
Bolivia [+]20137,557
10,037
32.56%
Brazil [+]20131,120,195
1,487,731
66.24%
Bahamas [+]20133,525
4,682
56.28%
Bhutan [+]20131,333
1,770
89.19%
Botswana [+]20122,238
2,876
19.19%
Belarus [+]201319,977
26,532
37.00%
Belize [+]2013929
1,234
75.84%
Canada [+]20131,221,762
1,622,622
88.83%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]20134,496
5,971
19.97%
Central African Republic [+]2012516
663
30.53%
Republic of the Congo [+]20133,875
5,146
38.19%
Switzerland [+]2011232,709
323,931
49.14%
Ivory Coast [+]201112,095
16,836
93.25%
Chile [+]201326,683
35,438
12.80%
Cameroon [+]20134,197
5,574
19.05%
China [+]20132,806,466
3,727,267
39.36%
Colombia [+]2013101,866
135,289
35.75%
Costa Rica [+]201313,456
17,871
36.02%
Cape Verde [+]20131,392
1,849
99.36%
Cyprus [+]201318,407
24,447
111.54%
Czech Republic [+]201368,796
91,368
46.04%
Djibouti [+]2012456
586
43.30%
Denmark [+]2013110,849
147,219
44.53%
Dominica [+]2013286
379
75.07%
Dominican Republic [+]201315,446
20,513
33.49%
Algeria [+]201314,844
19,714
9.28%
Ecuador [+]201317,197
22,839
24.36%
Estonia [+]20131,845
2,450
9.85%
Egypt [+]2013182,250
242,056
89.18%
Eritrea [+]20081,640
2,414
174.92%
Ethiopia [+]20137,569
10,053
21.86%
Finland [+]2013110,193
146,347
57.00%
Fiji [+]20131,562
2,074
51.41%
Federated States of Micronesia [+]201268
87
26.79%
Gabon [+]20132,729
3,624
18.81%
Grenada [+]2013673
894
109.80%
Georgia [+]20133,911
5,194
32.21%
Ghana [+]201320,040
26,615
55.65%
The Gambia [+]2013524
696
81.87%
Guinea [+]20112,864
3,985
77.77%
Equatorial Guinea [+]20131,054
1,400
8.98%
Guatemala [+]20139,974
13,247
24.63%
Guinea-Bissau [+]2011455
634
57.33%
Guyana [+]20121,387
1,783
62.56%
Hong Kong [+]201213,880
17,833
6.79%
Honduras [+]20136,053
8,040
43.49%
Croatia [+]201326,010
34,544
60.21%
Haiti [+]20131,357
1,802
21.30%
Hungary [+]201377,660
103,140
79.20%
Indonesia [+]2013171,055
227,178
26.11%
Israel [+]2012136,672
175,596
68.31%
India [+]2013868,973
1,154,083
61.49%
Iraq [+]201354,109
71,866
31.34%
Iran [+]201331,097
41,300
11.25%
Iceland [+]20139,890
13,135
89.86%
Jamaica [+]201315,450
20,519
141.64%
Jordan [+]201321,880
29,058
85.83%
Kenya [+]201316,991
22,566
41.04%
Kyrgyzstan [+]20132,596
3,448
47.73%
Cambodia [+]20133,315
4,403
28.39%
Comoros [+]201390
119
18.15%
Saint Kitts and Nevis [+]2013602
799
103.09%
South Korea [+]2012307,378
394,919
32.32%
Kuwait [+]20138,144
10,815
6.15%
Kazakhstan [+]201322,454
29,821
12.86%
Laos [+]20134,724
6,274
61.33%
Lebanon [+]201347,793
63,474
141.00%
Saint Lucia [+]2013800
1,062
79.57%
Sri Lanka [+]201133,355
46,430
78.45%
Liberia [+]2012383
492
28.08%
Lesotho [+]2013752
999
42.73%
Lithuania [+]201313,760
18,275
39.30%
Luxembourg [+]201310,512
13,960
23.10%
Latvia [+]20138,165
10,844
35.02%
Libya [+]20120
0
0%
Morocco [+]201350,470
67,029
64.56%
Moldova [+]20131,430
1,900
23.84%
Montenegro [+]20131,935
2,570
58.02%
Madagascar [+]20132,739
3,638
34.18%
Marshall Islands [+]201278
100
58.17%
Republic of Macedonia [+]20132,757
3,662
35.86%
Malí [+]20132,626
3,488
32.05%
Burma - Myanmar [+]201220,835
26,768
48.04%
Mauritania [+]20122,758
3,543
89.48%
Malta [+]20135,243
6,963
73.00%
Mauritius [+]20134,838
6,426
53.83%
Maldives [+]20111,004
1,397
68.13%
Malawi [+]20131,791
2,378
72.86%
Mexico [+]2013440,426
584,930
46.39%
Malaysia [+]2013136,064
180,707
57.71%
Mozambique [+]20135,513
7,322
47.83%
Namibia [+]20122,543
3,268
24.39%
Niger [+]20131,508
2,003
27.02%
Nigeria [+]201237,794
48,557
10.40%
Nicaragua [+]20132,622
3,482
30.93%
Netherlands [+]2013441,035
585,738
68.61%
Norway [+]2013105,831
140,554
29.50%
Nepal [+]20134,520
6,003
31.20%
New Zealand [+]201349,406
65,617
36.14%
Oman [+]20123,641
4,679
6.21%
Panama [+]201312,676
16,835
41.60%
Peru [+]201330,475
40,473
20.00%
Papua New Guinea [+]20134,038
5,363
34.80%
Philippines [+]201380,082
106,356
39.09%
Pakistan [+]2013112,631
149,585
64.27%
Poland [+]2013222,670
295,727
57.13%
Paraguay [+]20133,115
4,137
14.24%
Qatar [+]201352,961
70,338
34.34%
Romania [+]201355,999
74,372
39.37%
Serbia [+]201321,052
27,959
65.80%
Russia [+]2013219,602
291,653
13.91%
Rwanda [+]20131,645
2,184
28.74%
Saudi Arabia [+]201315,079
20,026
2.68%
Solomon Islands [+]2013121
161
14.81%
Seychelles [+]2013681
904
65.25%
Sudan [+]201134,095
47,441
70.46%
Sweden [+]2013166,459
221,075
40.60%
Singapore [+]2012239,642
307,892
106.65%
Slovenia [+]201325,307
33,610
70.02%
Slovakia [+]201339,975
53,091
55.42%
Sierra Leone [+]20121,087
1,397
36.90%
Senegal [+]20135,237
6,955
45.90%
Suriname [+]2012835
1,073
22.24%
South Sudan [+]2012524
674
6.60%
Sao Tome and Principe [+]2013174
231
74.26%
El Salvador [+]201310,131
13,455
55.46%
Syria [+]200912,088
16,835
31.21%
Swaziland [+]2013519
689
17.77%
Chad [+]20122,745
3,527
28.52%
Togo [+]20131,457
1,935
44.58%
Thailand [+]2013133,073
176,734
45.85%
Tajikistan [+]20121,909
2,455
32.33%
Turkmenistan [+]20136,306
8,375
20.52%
Tunisia [+]201215,661
20,121
44.50%
Turkey [+]2013223,899
297,360
36.27%
Trinidad and Tobago [+]20136,328
8,404
30.70%
Tuvalu [+]201311
15
41.10%
Taiwan [+]2012151,540
194,699
40.99%
Tanzania [+]201310,152
13,483
40.51%
Ukraine [+]201354,963
72,997
40.94%
Uganda [+]20135,741
7,625
33.26%
Uruguay [+]201223,136
29,725
59.48%
Uzbekistan [+]20123,433
4,414
8.62%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]2013401
533
73.98%
Venezuela [+]201074,397
98,629
36.30%
Vietnam [+]201366,302
88,055
51.63%
Vanuatu [+]2012129
165
21.03%
Yemen [+]20098,993
12,543
49.84%
South Africa [+]2013119,365
158,528
45.19%
Zambia [+]20135,793
7,693
28.67%
Zimbabwe [+]20135,485
7,285
55.16%
Debt: Country comparison
Debt: Country comparison

Government debt is the total financial obligations incurred by the government of a nation. Also is known as public debt, national debt or sovereign debt, and other definition is money owed by a national government.

Public debt is the sum of the debts owed by a state, and can be expressed:
a) as amount (in million dollars)
b) as a percentage of GDP:
(Public Debt) / (GDP)
and is the percentage of GDP a country should spend to pay its debt.