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Debt: Country comparison
CountriesDateMillions €Millions $ % GDP
United States [+]201313,220,239
17,558,540
104.52%
United Kingdom [+]20131,752,399
2,327,361
90.60%
Germany [+]20132,137,041
2,838,324
78.06%
France [+]20131,925,292
2,556,980
93.50%
Japan [+]201210,962,444
14,093,022
237.35%
Spain [+]2013960,666
1,275,860
93.90%
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
63,613
16.58%
Antigua and Barbuda [+]2013842
1,118
92.24%
Albania [+]20125,955
7,656
62.44%
Armenia [+]20123,013
3,874
38.93%
Angola [+]201226,277
33,781
29.29%
Argentina [+]2012176,423
226,805
47.73%
Austria [+]2013232,032
308,175
74.19%
Australia [+]2013326,294
433,370
28.79%
Azerbaijan [+]20126,199
7,969
11.60%
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]20135,738
7,621
42.75%
Bangladesh [+]201237,511
48,223
41.77%
Belgium [+]2013387,159
514,186
101.50%
Burkina Faso [+]20133,071
4,078
33.30%
Bulgaria [+]20137,533
10,004
18.90%
Bahrain [+]20128,658
11,131
36.67%
Burundi [+]2012692
889
35.43%
Benin [+]20111,672
2,327
31.86%
Brunei [+]2013301
400
2.46%
Bolivia [+]20137,426
9,863
33.10%
Brazil [+]20131,120,195
1,487,794
66.34%
Bahamas [+]20133,501
4,650
56.31%
Bhutan [+]2011917
1,276
73.66%
Botswana [+]20091,389
1,935
17.76%
Belarus [+]201319,823
26,327
36.71%
Belize [+]2013919
1,221
75.53%
Canada [+]20131,224,638
1,626,510
89.12%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]20134,985
6,621
21.61%
Central African Republic [+]2012515
662
30.49%
Republic of the Congo [+]20113,641
5,066
35.10%
Switzerland [+]2011232,413
323,381
49.08%
Ivory Coast [+]201112,770
17,768
98.31%
Chile [+]201325,401
33,736
12.18%
Cameroon [+]20123,179
4,087
16.13%
China [+]20131,548,284
2,056,363
22.40%
Colombia [+]201293,175
119,783
32.39%
Costa Rica [+]201212,397
15,937
35.12%
Cape Verde [+]20131,373
1,824
95.00%
Cyprus [+]201318,408
24,449
112.01%
Czech Republic [+]201371,587
95,078
47.94%
Djibouti [+]2012459
590
43.54%
Denmark [+]2013112,561
149,498
45.17%
Dominica [+]2013286
380
74.96%
Dominican Republic [+]201315,446
20,514
33.76%
Algeria [+]201215,180
19,516
9.55%
Ecuador [+]201214,509
18,652
21.32%
Estonia [+]20132,092
2,778
11.35%
Egypt [+]2013182,250
242,056
89.18%
Eritrea [+]20081,640
2,414
174.92%
Ethiopia [+]20138,035
10,672
22.17%
Finland [+]2013110,193
146,347
57.00%
Fiji [+]20111,429
1,989
54.54%
Federated States of Micronesia [+]201268
87
26.79%
Gabon [+]20133,311
4,398
22.87%
Grenada [+]2013705
936
115.05%
Georgia [+]20133,868
5,138
31.79%
Ghana [+]201112,185
16,954
43.75%
The Gambia [+]2013525
698
82.09%
Guinea [+]20112,864
3,985
77.77%
Equatorial Guinea [+]20121,276
1,640
9.95%
Guatemala [+]20129,531
12,253
24.39%
Guinea-Bissau [+]2011346
482
49.72%
Guyana [+]20121,425
1,832
64.27%
Hong Kong [+]201269,855
89,803
34.19%
Honduras [+]20124,948
6,362
34.39%
Croatia [+]201326,133
34,709
59.78%
Haiti [+]20131,358
1,803
21.32%
Hungary [+]201377,660
103,140
79.20%
Indonesia [+]2013171,055
227,188
26.11%
Israel [+]2012136,672
175,702
68.20%
India [+]2013939,679
1,248,040
66.72%
Iraq [+]201354,109
71,866
31.34%
Iran [+]201236,471
46,886
11.78%
Iceland [+]20139,954
13,220
90.20%
Jamaica [+]201315,343
20,377
138.91%
Jordan [+]201322,371
29,712
87.75%
Kenya [+]201317,124
22,744
50.45%
Kyrgyzstan [+]20132,596
3,448
47.73%
Cambodia [+]20123,158
4,060
28.76%
Comoros [+]2012197
254
42.55%
Saint Kitts and Nevis [+]2013606
804
104.87%
South Korea [+]2012307,378
395,157
34.98%
Kuwait [+]20129,227
11,863
6.43%
Kazakhstan [+]201219,618
25,220
12.39%
Laos [+]20134,543
6,034
62.03%
Lebanon [+]201346,609
61,904
139.68%
Saint Lucia [+]2013794
1,055
79.81%
Liberia [+]2012367
472
27.25%
Lesotho [+]2013699
929
39.56%
Lithuania [+]201314,078
18,698
39.31%
Luxembourg [+]201310,512
13,960
23.10%
Latvia [+]20137,471
9,923
32.06%
Libya [+]20110
0
0%
Morocco [+]201348,992
65,069
61.91%
Moldova [+]20131,457
1,936
24.39%
Montenegro [+]20131,873
2,487
56.84%
Madagascar [+]20122,972
3,820
38.15%
Marshall Islands [+]201278
100
58.17%
Republic of Macedonia [+]20122,545
3,271
34.13%
Malí [+]20122,386
3,068
29.38%
Burma - Myanmar [+]201220,502
26,357
47.27%
Mauritania [+]20122,757
3,545
89.51%
Malta [+]20135,243
6,963
73.00%
Mauritius [+]20134,837
6,424
53.85%
Maldives [+]20111,001
1,392
67.03%
Malawi [+]20131,729
2,296
68.87%
Mexico [+]2013440,426
584,954
46.48%
Malaysia [+]2012132,694
170,587
55.98%
Mozambique [+]20124,661
5,993
41.92%
Namibia [+]20091,041
1,450
16.05%
Niger [+]20111,263
1,757
27.38%
Nigeria [+]201237,794
48,586
18.39%
Nicaragua [+]20123,529
4,537
43.19%
Netherlands [+]2013451,212
599,280
74.91%
Norway [+]2013105,831
140,554
29.50%
Nepal [+]20125,030
6,467
34.11%
New Zealand [+]201349,035
65,126
35.92%
Oman [+]20112,744
3,818
5.46%
Panama [+]201211,913
15,315
42.62%
Peru [+]201231,817
40,903
20.49%
Papua New Guinea [+]20123,146
4,045
26.73%
Philippines [+]201378,384
104,106
38.27%
Pakistan [+]2013113,407
150,622
63.09%
Poland [+]2013223,354
296,649
57.48%
Paraguay [+]20122,445
3,143
12.60%
Qatar [+]201352,961
70,341
34.25%
Romania [+]201356,052
74,446
39.25%
Serbia [+]201321,052
27,961
65.75%
Russia [+]2013213,810
283,973
13.41%
Rwanda [+]20121,332
1,712
24.11%
Saudi Arabia [+]201315,058
20,000
2.68%
Solomon Islands [+]2012136
175
17.51%
Seychelles [+]2012669
860
76.20%
Sudan [+]201134,095
47,441
70.47%
Sweden [+]2013166,459
221,075
40.60%
Singapore [+]2012239,643
308,079
107.88%
Slovenia [+]201325,759
34,212
73.02%
Slovakia [+]201339,578
52,566
54.87%
Sierra Leone [+]20121,093
1,405
37.07%
Senegal [+]20135,237
6,955
45.90%
Suriname [+]2012830
1,067
22.14%
South Sudan [+]2012394
506
4.95%
Sao Tome and Principe [+]2012172
222
84.25%
El Salvador [+]201310,131
13,455
54.89%
Syria [+]200912,088
16,835
31.21%
Swaziland [+]2013523
694
18.81%
Chad [+]20122,806
3,607
27.97%
Togo [+]20131,420
1,886
43.26%
Thailand [+]2013131,346
174,448
45.27%
Tajikistan [+]20121,909
2,455
32.33%
Turkmenistan [+]20124,942
6,353
18.07%
Tunisia [+]201215,661
20,133
44.32%
Turkey [+]2013223,276
296,546
35.85%
Trinidad and Tobago [+]20136,330
8,407
30.62%
Tuvalu [+]20129
11
29.38%
Taiwan [+]2012151,067
194,208
40.86%
Tanzania [+]201310,047
13,344
41.01%
Ukraine [+]201354,931
72,957
41.03%
Uganda [+]20135,887
7,819
33.92%
Uruguay [+]201223,134
29,741
59.58%
Uzbekistan [+]20123,433
4,414
8.62%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]2013414
550
76.42%
Venezuela [+]201080,840
107,265
36.29%
Vietnam [+]201370,604
93,773
54.98%
Vanuatu [+]2012129
165
21.03%
Yemen [+]20098,993
12,526
49.84%
South Africa [+]2013119,459
158,660
45.23%
Zambia [+]20135,926
7,871
35.11%
Zimbabwe [+]20125,352
6,881
55.17%
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.