Logo

Switzerland  

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 48.18% of Switzerland GDP, a 0.78 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 201,253 million euros 190,305 million dollars although it has fallen as a percentage of GDP, when it amounted to 63.09%.

According to the last data point published, Switzerland per capita debt in 2012 was 31,218 euros40,327 dollars per inhabitant. In 2011 it was 30,050 euros 41,949 dollars, afterwards rising by 1,168 euro1,622 dolar, and if we again check 2002 we can see that then the debt per person was 27,506 euros26,195 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 109 in the list of debt to GDP and 175 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
2012249,541320,61048.18%31,21840,327
2011237,269330,27847.40%30,05041,949
2010206,199273,35847.12%26,24435,141
2009185,529258,77647.87%23,84033,550
2008182,171267,93748.66%23,74435,309
2007185,644254,42553.27%24,39633,886
2006204,267256,47859.73%27,05934,386
2005219,076272,55266.97%29,26536,806
2004211,946263,64067.04%28,49435,784
2003194,723220,27162.51%26,31530,106
2002201,253190,30563.09%27,50626,195
2001175,888157,52656.52%24,13221,885
2000169,502156,55357.63%23,51121,863
1999158,987169,61058.59%22,26223,808
1998180,99861.43%22,72725,507
1997166,68158.17%20,70823,539
1996182,93355.49%20,30925,904
1995183,25753.61%19,78326,109
1994147,82650.65%16,81721,212
1993124,03647.09%14,36217,956
1992113,88342.03%12,02116,642
199196,06036.88%10,69514,216
199091,10335.38%10,01213,650
198957,81628.67%7,3988,733
198864,37930.83%7,7389,800
198762,07132.15%7,7179,509
198651,05533.12%7,5197,870
198537,08934.49%7,1405,745
198437,22935.10%6,8805,789
198339,34535.42%6,4836,133
Switzerland: Debt evolution as percent of GDP

Switzerland: Debt evolution Millions