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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Australia 2016

The national debt increased in Australia

In 2016 Australia public debt was 464,030 million euros 513,635 million dollars, has increased 44,26847,909 million since 2015.

This amount means that the debt in 2016 reached 40.6% of Australia GDP, a 2.82 percentage point rise from 2015, when it was 37.78% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Australia debt. It has risen since 2006 in global debt terms, when it was 62,006 million euros 77,854 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 9.98%.

According to the last data point published, Australia per capita debt in 2016 was 19,029 euros21,063 dollars per inhabitant. In 2015 it was 17,481 euros 19,395 dollars, afterwards rising by 1,548 euros1,668 dollars, and if we again check 2006 we can see that then the debt per person was 3,006 euros3,774 dollars .

The position of Australia, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2016 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 67 in the list of debt to GDP and 161 in debt per capita, out of the 185 we publish.

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

Australia: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
2016464,030513,63540.60%19,029€21,063$
2015419,762465,72637.78%17,481€19,395$
2014373,071495,62534.07%15,759€20,936$
2013349,516464,19230.63%14,987€19,904$
2012337,166433,19127.67%14,696€18,882$
2011261,530364,05024.08%11,610€16,161$
2010192,787255,57720.47%8,695€11,527$
2009119,844167,15816.74%5,481€7,645$
200884,295123,98211.77%3,925€5,773$
200766,99991,8229.70%3,188€4,369$
200662,00677,8549.98%3,006€3,774$
200564,19479,86410.90%3,160€3,932$
200463,08978,47611.96%3,147€3,915$
200363,10371,38213.23%3,183€3,600$
200267,63163,95215.06%3,450€3,262$
200172,21664,67717.18%3,725€3,336$
200084,45278,00019.56%4,412€4,075$
199987,05792,78622.61%4,602€4,904$
199890,40923.76%4,833$
1997110,46925.96%5,968$
1996124,61829.42%6,799$
1995118,10231.24%6,518$
1994112,05131.78%6,262$
199394,84830.72%5,353$
199287,87027.68%5,005$
199170,10121.66%4,034$
199053,17816.45%3,097$
198952,47917.05%3,098$
Australia: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Australia: Evolution of debt in millions