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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Belgium 2017

The national debt increased in Belgium

In 2017 Belgium public debt was 452,170 million euros 510,817 million dollars, has increased 4,95415,794 million since 2016.

This amount means that the debt in 2017 reached 103.1% of Belgium GDP, a 2.6 percentage point fall from 2016, when it was 105.7% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Belgium debt. It has risen since 2007 in global debt terms, when it was 299,998 million euros 411,148 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 87%.

According to the last data point published, Belgium per capita debt in 2017 was 39,833 euros44,999 dollars per inhabitant. In 2016 it was 39,396 euros 43,608 dollars, afterwards rising by 437 euros1,391 dollars, and if we again check 2007 we can see that then the debt per person was 28,124 euros38,544 dollars .

The position of Belgium, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2017 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 170 in the list of debt to GDP and 181 in debt per capita, out of the 185 we publish.

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

Belgium: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per Capita
2017Q4452,170103.10%39,833€
2017Q3464,769107.00%40,943€
2017Q2457,497106.10%40,302€
2017Q1459,067107.40%40,440€
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Belgium: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
2017452,170510,817103.10%39,833€44,999$
2016447,216495,023105.70%39,396€43,608$
2015434,898482,519106.00%38,449€42,659$
2014427,504567,940106.80%38,043€50,541$
2013413,727549,470105.50%37,003€49,144$
2012404,292519,434104.30%36,299€46,636$
2011388,937541,401102.60%35,116€48,881$
2010364,081482,66299.70%33,096€43,876$
2009347,168484,23099.50%32,027€44,671$
2008327,623481,86892.50%30,468€44,812$
2007299,998411,14887.00%28,124€38,544$
2006297,427373,44991.10%28,100€35,283$
2005294,905366,89194.70%28,056€34,904$
2004288,330358,65496.50%27,602€34,335$
2003285,788323,283101.10%27,489€31,096$
2002288,028272,359104.70%27,813€26,300$
2001285,970256,115107.60%27,738€24,842$
2000280,871259,412108.80%27,366€25,275$
1999279,439297,826114.40%27,291€29,087$
1998277,162308,440118.20%27,136€30,198$
1997275,490314,341123.20%27,029€30,841$
1996277,992360,183128.00%27,334€35,415$
1995287,979378,381130.50%28,392€37,304$
1994270,575327,009136.31%26,709€32,279$
1993260,191303,764138.14%25,760€30,074$
1992244,917307,969133.93%24,326€30,588$
1991228,238270,585131.05%22,774€26,999$
1990215,399260,726129.57%21,568€26,107$
1989197,056201,957125.70%19,809€20,302$
1988186,444204,966128.96%18,780€20,646$
1987173,639187,851128.50%17,582€19,022$
1986161,025145,896123.97%16,323€14,790$
1985147,322100,813118.72%14,943€10,226$
1984132,97893,078113.97%13,490€9,442$
1983118,43893,755109.67%12,020€9,515$
1982100,99689,60199.07%10,245€9,089$
198184,01491,67089.18%8,525€9,302$
198068,61594,79776.36%6,957€9,611$
Belgium: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Belgium: Evolution of debt in millions