In 2016 Nigeria public debt was 68,310 million euros 75,612 million dollars, has increased 14,40615,806 million since 2015.
This amount means that the debt in 2016 reached 18.62% of Nigeria GDP, a 6.51 percentage point rise from 2015, when it was 12.11% of GDP.
If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Nigeria debt. It has risen since 2006 in global debt terms, when it was 13,676 million euros 17,171 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 7.71%.
According to the last data point published, Nigeria per capita debt in 2016 was 367 euros406 dollars per inhabitant. In 2015 it was 298 euros 330 dollars, afterwards rising by 69 euros76 dollars, and if we again check 2006 we can see that then the debt per person was 98 euros123 dollars .
The position of Nigeria, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2016 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 15 in the list of debt to GDP and 31 in debt per capita, out of the 185 we publish.