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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT France 2021

The national debt increased in France

In 2021 France public debt was 2,813,087 million euros3,297,467 million dollars, has increased 164,940278,237 million since 2020.

This amount means that the debt in 2021 reached 112.9% of France GDP, a 1.7 percentage point fall from 2020, when it was 114.6% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of France debt. It has risen since 2011 in global debt terms, when it was 1,807,957 million euros 2,513,904 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 87.8%.

According to the last data point published, France per capita debt in 2021 was 41,579 euros48,738 dollars per inhabitant. In 2020 it was 39,141 euros 44,626 dollars, afterwards rising by 2,438 euros4,112 dollars, and if we again check 2011 we can see that then the debt per person was 27,697 euros38,511 dollars .

The position of France, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2021 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 170 in the list of debt to GDP and 183 in debt per capita, out of the 190 we publish.

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

France: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per Capita
2021Q42,813,087113.30%€41,579
2021Q32,832,916115.70%€41,872
2021Q22,760,660114.40%€40,804
2021Q12,737,090117.90%€40,456
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France: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt ($M)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
20212,813,0873,297,467112.90%€41,579$48,738
20202,648,1473,019,230114.60%€39,141$44,626
20192,374,9422,659,50097.40%€35,192$39,408
20182,310,8772,727,81997.80%€34,342$40,538
20172,254,3312,540,63598.10%€33,634$37,905
20162,188,4812,420,78998.00%€32,757$36,234
20152,101,2552,330,48295.60%€31,532$34,972
20142,039,8842,706,40994.90%€30,694$40,724
20131,977,7342,625,83793.40%€29,891$39,686
20121,892,5402,431,66390.60%€28,850$37,068
20111,807,9572,513,90487.80%€27,697$38,511
20101,701,1222,252,83085.30%€26,180$34,670
20091,607,9832,234,58683.00%€24,869$34,560
20081,370,3262,005,41668.80%€21,295$31,164
20071,252,8671,714,81964.50%€19,574$26,791
20061,194,1061,498,06364.60%€18,762$23,538
20051,189,9191,478,85267.40%€18,819$23,389
20041,123,6151,395,57265.90%€17,900$22,232
20031,050,3561,185,79264.40%€16,862$19,036
2002956,794901,25960.30%€15,466$14,568
2001897,446803,18858.30%€14,611$13,076
2000870,626802,26358.90%€14,277$13,156
1999847,555903,05860.50%€13,999$14,915
1998829,353922,19661.30%€13,786$15,329
1997787,775892,45061.40%€13,144$14,890
1996751,070963,38360.00%€12,575$16,130
1995696,237898,22456.10%€11,697$15,091
1994588,600695,41349.89%€9,923$11,724
1993531,700615,85446.55%€8,996$10,420
1992454,900563,66740.22%€7,725$9,572
1991398,200462,95136.48%€6,795$7,900
1990374,900451,61835.59%€6,429$7,745
1989343,400353,05734.44%€5,918$6,084
1988311,200342,68233.64%€5,395$5,940
1987288,300314,62633.68%€5,027$5,486
1986255,000241,50631.30%€4,471$4,234
1985232,600169,80730.70%€4,099$2,993
1984205,700154,39929.09%€3,643$2,735
1983173,600149,41626.69%€3,090$2,660
1982148,600148,31725.36%€2,657$2,652
1981112,400135,66722.04%€2,022$2,441
198094,100146,07620.83%€1,751$2,719
France: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

France: Evolution of debt in millions