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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Greece 2008

Greece national debt goes up

In 2008 Greece public debt was 264,775 million euros389,431 million dollars, has increased 24,86060,627 million since 2007.

This amount means that the debt in 2008 reached 109.4% of Greece GDP, a 6.3 percentage point rise from 2007, when it was 103.1% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Greece debt. It has risen since 1998 in global debt terms, when it was 126,131 million euros 140,919 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 97.4%.

According to the last data point published, Greece per capita debt in 2008 was 23,865 euros35,101 dollars per inhabitant. In 2007 it was 21,690 euros 29,727 dollars, afterwards rising by 2,175 euros5,374 dollars, and if we again check 1998 we can see that then the debt per person was 11,736 euros13,112 dollars .

The position of Greece, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2008 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 179 in the list of debt to GDP and 180 in debt per capita, out of the 187 we publish.

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

Greece: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per Capita
2008Q4264,775109.40%23,865€
2008Q3256,238106.20%23,166€
2008Q2249,692104.90%22,574€
2008Q1244,548103.70%22,109€
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Greece: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt (M.$.)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
2008264,775389,431109.40%23,865€35,101$
2007239,915328,804103.10%21,690€29,727$
2006225,730283,427103.60%20,454€25,682$
2005213,976266,208107.40%19,444€24,190$
2004199,282247,887102.90%18,166€22,597$
2003181,510205,324101.50%16,591€18,768$
2002171,410162,085104.90%15,703€14,849$
2001162,971145,957107.10%14,968€13,405$
2000148,217136,893104.90%13,678€12,633$
1999136,513145,49598.90%12,669€13,502$
1998126,131140,91997.40%11,736€13,112$
1997124,580142,54199.50%11,650€13,330$
1996114,955147,820101.30%10,815€13,907$
1995100,753135,55899.00%9,515€12,803$
199481,606114,68999.13%7,745€10,885$
199373,418109,336101.14%6,999€10,423$
199251,99293,13580.65%4,984€8,929$
199142,00278,88875.32%4,051€7,609$
199033,31471,66573.78%3,243€6,976$
198922,57147,40860.33%2,230€4,684$
198818,11843,62857.55%1,801€4,338$
198713,67534,42652.86%1,365€3,437$
198610,91826,59747.54%1,093€2,664$
19859,03622,34947.02%908€2,246$
19846,36419,36240.40%642€1,952$
19834,29016,66033.88%435€1,688$
19823,13816,08629.56%320€1,638$
19812,27114,03726.91%233€1,439$
19801,60212,84522.72%165€1,324$
Greece: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Greece: Evolution of debt in millions