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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Germany 2021

Germany national debt goes up

In 2021 Germany public debt was 2,475,776 million euros2,966,846 million dollars, has increased 161,686325,543 million since 2020.

This amount means that the debt in 2021 reached 69.3% of Germany GDP, a 0.6 percentage point rise from 2020, when it was 68.7% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Germany debt. It has risen since 2011 in global debt terms, when it was 2,139,151 million euros 2,977,078 million dollars although it has fallen as a percentage of GDP, when it amounted to 79.4%.

According to the last data point published, Germany per capita debt in 2021 was 29,773 euros35,678 dollars per inhabitant. In 2020 it was 27,829 euros 31,764 dollars, afterwards rising by 1,944 euros3,914 dollars, and if we again check 2011 we can see that then the debt per person was 26,630 euros37,062 dollars .

The position of Germany, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2021 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 122 in the list of debt to GDP and 172 in debt per capita, out of the 190 we publish.

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

Germany: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per Capita
2021Q42,475,77669.30%€29,773
2021Q32,432,54569.30%€29,253
2021Q22,398,79069.60%€28,847
2021Q12,345,04469.90%€28,201
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Germany: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt ($M)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
20212,475,7762,966,84669.30%€29,773$35,678
20202,314,0902,641,30368.70%€27,829$31,764
20192,045,7442,291,44958.90%€24,598$27,552
20182,062,6292,438,05061.20%€24,845$29,367
20172,111,3602,385,57564.60%€25,502$28,814
20162,161,5402,393,18369.00%€26,194$29,001
20152,177,2312,416,86871.90%€26,495$29,411
20142,203,7442,928,40275.30%€27,141$36,065
20132,201,9192,924,46478.30%€27,262$36,208
20122,216,7062,849,80280.70%€27,529$35,391
20112,139,1512,977,07879.40%€26,630$37,062
20102,102,6722,789,82482.00%€26,211$34,776
20091,789,2132,492,85373.20%€21,872$30,474
20081,672,5762,459,68165.70%€20,397$29,995
20071,603,6692,198,05264.20%€19,505$26,734
20061,595,3122,003,17766.90%€19,381$24,336
20051,545,6701,924,01567.50%€18,749$23,339
20041,475,1831,834,15065.20%€17,881$22,232
20031,405,1951,589,10363.50%€17,026$19,254
20021,317,6801,245,08359.90%€15,965$15,085
20011,264,2671,132,32258.20%€15,336$13,735
20001,251,5311,156,44159.30%€15,214$14,058
19991,243,6661,326,78660.40%€15,136$16,148
19981,199,2791,334,80759.50%€14,619$16,271
19971,142,4931,303,71558.90%€13,923$15,888
19961,115,7471,443,75857.80%€13,605$17,604
19951,079,8631,420,87654.90%€13,198$17,366
1994869,7131,050,53647.54%€10,666$12,884
1993789,570934,58245.10%€9,707$11,490
1992705,567885,58141.45%€8,713$10,937
1991618,218731,20238.99%€7,701$9,109
Germany: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Germany: Evolution of debt in millions