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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Canada 2017

Canada national debt goes up

In 2017 Canada public debt was 1,316,654 million euros 1,487,424 million dollars, has increased 46,97782,018 million since 2016.

This amount means that the debt in 2017 reached 90.09% of Canada GDP, a 1.73 percentage point fall from 2016, when it was 91.82% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Canada debt. It has risen since 2007 in global debt terms, when it was 716,512 million euros 981,980 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 66.86%.

According to the last data point published, Canada per capita debt in 2017 was 36,084 euros40,764 dollars per inhabitant. In 2016 it was 35,218 euros 38,983 dollars, afterwards rising by 866 euros1,781 dollars, and if we again check 2007 we can see that then the debt per person was 21,812 euros29,894 dollars .

The position of Canada, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2017 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 164 in the list of debt to GDP and 180 in debt per capita, out of the 186 we publish.

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

Canada: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
20171,316,6541,487,42490.09%36,084€40,764$
20161,269,6771,405,40691.82%35,218€38,983$
20151,280,6551,420,88691.32%35,895€39,825$
20141,163,1521,545,24785.70%32,865€43,661$
20131,199,0661,592,48086.21%34,226€45,455$
20121,216,6341,563,13285.53%35,097€45,093$
20111,055,3811,469,09081.91%30,771€42,833$
2010991,3841,314,27881.34%29,194€38,703$
2009783,5961,092,96079.40%23,335€32,547$
2008717,8571,055,82468.03%21,623€31,803$
2007716,512981,98066.86%21,812€29,894$
2006734,693922,48169.92%22,586€28,359$
2005665,303827,70470.64%20,659€25,702$
2004593,822738,65571.89%18,615€23,155$
2003601,310680,20275.91%19,027€21,523$
2002641,423606,52979.61%20,487€19,372$
2001672,285602,09981.46%21,707€19,441$
2000648,462598,91980.44%21,159€19,543$
1999565,764602,99188.97%18,631€19,857$
1998591,48093.29%19,635$
1997624,03795.28%20,893$
1996632,160100.25%21,378$
1995606,453100.09%20,724$
1994565,31797.48%19,521$
1993548,55094.73%19,146$
1992528,29988.89%18,652$
1991497,63181.25%17,781$
1990442,67474.27%16,020$
1989405,48271.49%14,899$
1988357,76270.24%13,374$
1987304,28570.25%11,527$
1986264,58969.81%10,150$
1985240,31265.63%9,310$
1984216,30860.64%8,457$
1983196,96057.61%7,774$
1982163,83452.07%6,532$
1981142,56646.40%5,752$
1980123,96344.91%5,066$
Canada: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Canada: Evolution of debt in millions