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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Greece 2008

Public debt went up in Greece

In 2008 Greece public debt was 264,775 million euros389,376 million dollars, has increased 24,86060,539 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 euros35,096 dollars per inhabitant. In 2007 it was 21,690 euros 29,730 dollars, afterwards rising by 2,175 euros5,366 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 180 in the list of debt to GDP and 181 in debt per capita, out of the 188 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
2008264,775389,376109.40%€23,865$35,096
2007239,915328,837103.10%€21,690$29,730
2006225,730283,339103.60%€20,454$25,674
2005213,976266,346107.40%€19,444$24,203
2004199,282247,768102.90%€18,166$22,586
2003181,510205,265101.50%€16,591$18,762
2002171,410161,966104.90%€15,703$14,838
2001162,971145,962107.10%€14,968$13,405
2000148,217138,721104.90%€13,678$12,802
1999136,513147,77898.90%€12,669$13,714
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