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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT South Korea 2015

South Korea national debt goes up

In 2015 South Korea public debt was 470,482 million euros 522,000 million dollars, has increased 89,44915,797 million since 2014.

This amount means that the debt in 2015 reached 37.89% of South Korea GDP, a 2.01 percentage point rise from 2014, when it was 35.88% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of South Korea debt. It has risen since 2005 in global debt terms, when it was 194,366 million euros 241,811 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 26.96%.

According to the last data point published, South Korea per capita debt in 2015 was 9,295 euros10,314 dollars per inhabitant. In 2014 it was 7,557 euros 10,041 dollars, afterwards rising by 1,738 euros273 dollars, and if we again check 2005 we can see that then the debt per person was 4,038 euros5,030 dollars .

The position of South Korea, as compared with the rest of the world, has improved in 2015 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 68 in the list of debt to GDP and 150 in debt per capita, out of the 184 we publish.

In this page we show you the progression of the public debt in South Korea. You can see debt in other countries in Public debt and see all the information about South Korea in economy of South Korea.

South Korea: Debt evolution
 Millions €Millions $% GDP€ Per Capita$ Per Capita
2015470,482522,00037.89%9,29510,314
2014381,033506,20335.88%7,55710,041
2013331,843440,72133.76%6,6088,776
2012305,583392,61332.13%6,1117,856
2011272,319379,06831.51%5,4717,612
2010254,267337,08130.83%5,1466,828
2009203,209283,43631.38%4,1325,755
2008191,779282,06828.16%3,9185,766
2007234,677321,62528.65%4,8296,619
2006235,930296,23329.27%4,8776,124
2005194,366241,81126.96%4,0385,030
2004143,043177,93123.25%2,9783,702
2003123,072139,21920.45%2,5722,908
2002113,181107,02417.55%2,3772,245
2001105,38294,38017.70%2,2251,993
2000104,01496,06817.11%2,2132,045
199976,18181,19316.75%1,6341,743
199854,88014.67%1,186
199757,12110.25%1,243
199649,2978.24%1,083
199549,7728.95%1,104
199446,15410.13%1,034
199344,06711.41%997
199242,73212.21%977
199140,64712.48%939
199037,32913.37%871
South Korea: Debt evolution as percent of GDP

South Korea: Debt evolution Millions