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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 37.76% of South Korea GDP, a 1.88 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 9,222 euros10,234 dollars per inhabitant. In 2014 it was 7,508 euros 9,978 dollars, afterwards rising by 1,714 euros256 dollars, and if we again check 2005 we can see that then the debt per person was 4,034 euros5,025 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 65 in the list of debt to GDP and 150 in debt per capita, out of the 185 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
2015470,482522,00037.76%9,22210,234
2014381,033506,20335.88%7,5089,978
2013331,843440,72133.76%6,5808,740
2012305,583392,61232.13%6,0877,826
2011272,319379,06831.51%5,4537,588
2010254,267337,08130.83%5,1316,808
2009203,210283,43731.38%4,1215,740
2008191,779282,06928.16%3,9095,754
2007234,677321,62528.65%4,8206,607
2006235,930296,23329.27%4,8716,116
2005194,366241,81126.96%4,0345,025
2004143,043177,93123.25%2,9753,699
2003123,072139,21920.45%2,5702,906
2002113,181107,02417.55%2,3762,243
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