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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Belgium 2021

Belgium national debt goes up

In 2021 Belgium public debt was 548,703 million euros648,951 million dollars, has increased 33,42060,919 million since 2020.

This amount means that the debt in 2021 reached 108.2% of Belgium GDP, a 4.6 percentage point fall from 2020, when it was 112.8% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Belgium debt. It has risen since 2011 in global debt terms, when it was 389,107 million euros 541,525 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 103.5%.

According to the last data point published, Belgium per capita debt in 2021 was 47,487 euros56,163 dollars per inhabitant. In 2020 it was 44,595 euros 50,891 dollars, afterwards rising by 2,892 euros5,272 dollars, and if we again check 2011 we can see that then the debt per person was 35,131 euros48,892 dollars .

The position of Belgium, as compared with the rest of the world, has remained in 2021 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 167 in the list of debt to GDP and 186 in debt per capita, out of the 190 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
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per Capita
2021Q4548,703108.20%€47,487
2021Q3548,419111.30%€47,463
2021Q2546,735113.70%€47,317
2021Q1537,506116.90%€46,518
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Belgium: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt ($M)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
2021548,703648,951108.20%€47,487$56,163
2020515,283588,032112.80%€44,595$50,891
2019467,252523,07697.70%€40,552$45,396
2018459,381542,74799.80%€40,101$47,379
2017454,042512,685102.00%€39,833$44,978
2016451,612499,749105.00%€39,784$44,024
2015438,497486,560105.20%€38,767$43,016
2014431,379573,263107.00%€38,388$51,014
2013414,432550,423105.50%€37,066$49,229
2012404,752520,350104.80%€36,340$46,719
2011389,107541,525103.50%€35,131$48,892
2010364,132483,130100.30%€33,101$43,918
2009347,224483,776100.20%€32,032$44,629
2008327,683481,88993.20%€30,473$44,814
2007300,064411,28087.30%€28,130$38,557
2006297,495373,55491.50%€28,107$35,292
2005294,975367,17895.10%€28,062$34,931
2004288,419358,60297.20%€27,611$34,330
2003285,867323,281101.70%€27,497$31,095
2002288,111272,238105.40%€27,821$26,288
2001286,056256,201108.20%€27,746$24,850
2000280,960259,613109.60%€27,375$25,295
1999279,531298,213115.40%€27,300$29,125
1998277,255308,544119.20%€27,145$30,209
1997275,572314,433124.30%€27,037$30,850
1996278,080360,298129.00%€27,343$35,427
1995288,069378,501131.30%€28,401$37,316
1994270,660327,111137.08%€26,717$32,289
1993260,273303,860138.93%€25,768$30,083
1992244,994308,065134.68%€24,333$30,597
1991228,310270,671131.80%€22,781$27,008
1990215,467260,809130.31%€21,575$26,115
1989197,118202,020126.41%€19,815$20,308
1988186,502205,030129.69%€18,786$20,653
1987173,694187,912129.23%€17,588$19,028
1986161,076145,942124.67%€16,328$14,794
1985147,368100,844119.39%€14,948$10,229
1984133,02093,107114.61%€13,494$9,445
1983118,47693,785110.29%€12,024$9,518
1982101,02889,62999.63%€10,248$9,092
198184,04191,69989.69%€8,528$9,305
198068,63794,82776.80%€6,959$9,614
Belgium: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Belgium: Evolution of debt in millions