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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Switzerland 2012

Public debt went up in Switzerland

In 2012 Switzerland public debt was 249,541 million euros 320,610 million dollars, has increased 12,2729,668 million since 2011.

This amount means that the debt in 2012 reached 48.23% of Switzerland GDP, a 0.83 percentage point rise from 2011, when it was 47.40% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Switzerland debt. It has risen since 2002 in global debt terms, when it was 201,279 million euros 190,329 million dollars although it has fallen as a percentage of GDP, when it amounted to 63.08%.

According to the last data point published, Switzerland per capita debt in 2012 was 31,202 euros40,327 dollars per inhabitant. In 2011 it was 30,049 euros 41,948 dollars, afterwards rising by 1,153 euros1,621 dollars, and if we again check 2002 we can see that then the debt per person was 27,504 euros26,198 dollars .

The position of Switzerland, as compared with the rest of the world, has improved in 2012 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 108 in the list of debt to GDP and 174 in debt per capita, out of the 183 we publish.

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

Switzerland: Debt evolution
 Millions €Millions $% GDP€ Per Capita$ Per Capita
2012249,541320,61048.23%31,20240,327
2011237,269330,27847.40%30,04941,948
2010206,199273,35847.11%26,33535,140
2009185,969259,39047.87%23,93733,630
2008182,621268,59948.65%23,84035,396
2007185,656254,44153.26%24,49933,888
2006204,281256,49559.73%27,17834,389
2005219,102272,58466.96%29,33036,810
2004211,955263,65167.04%28,55735,786
2003194,762220,31562.50%26,37630,112
2002201,279190,32963.08%27,50426,198
2001175,923157,55756.51%24,18621,889
2000169,528156,57657.62%23,39421,866
1999158,992169,61558.58%22,08523,809
1998181,01761.42%22,60425,510
1997166,70758.17%20,59323,543
1996182,95555.49%20,19925,907
1995183,30853.61%19,73026,116
1994147,84950.65%16,81721,215
1993124,05047.09%14,36217,958
1992113,92942.03%12,02116,649
199196,08436.88%10,69514,220
199091,11635.38%10,01213,652
198957,82828.68%7,3988,735
198864,39030.84%7,7409,805
198762,08532.18%7,7229,518
198651,07333.13%7,5217,876
198537,10734.49%7,1405,748
198437,23435.12%6,8835,792
198339,34835.45%6,4886,139
Switzerland: Debt evolution as percent of GDP

Switzerland: Debt evolution Millions