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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Portugal 2021

Debt decreased in Portugal

In 2021 Portugal public debt was 269,232 million euros318,916 million dollars, has decreased 1,24910,211 million since 2020.

This amount means that the debt in 2021 reached 127.4% of Portugal GDP, a 7.8 percentage point fall from 2020, when it was 135.2% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Portugal debt. It has risen since 2011 in global debt terms, when it was 201,459 million euros 280,373 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 114.4%.

According to the last data point published, Portugal per capita debt in 2021 was 26,143 euros30,968 dollars per inhabitant. In 2020 it was 26,265 euros 29,976 dollars, afterwards dropping by 122 euros 992dollars, and if we again check 2011 we can see that then the debt per person was 19,109 euros26,595 dollars .

The position of Portugal, as compared with the rest of the world, has improved in 2021 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 175 in the list of debt to GDP and 166 in debt per capita, out of the 190 we publish.

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

Portugal: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per Capita
2021Q4269,232127.40%€26,143
2021Q3271,541130.60%€26,368
2021Q2277,490135.30%€26,945
2021Q1275,277138.90%€26,730
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Portugal: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt ($M)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
2021269,232318,916127.40%€26,143$30,968
2020270,481308,705135.20%€26,265$29,976
2019249,978279,874116.60%€24,279$27,183
2018249,261294,500121.50%€24,255$28,657
2017247,175279,131126.10%€24,018$27,124
2016245,245271,387131.50%€23,788$26,324
2015235,746261,590131.20%€22,797$25,296
2014230,059305,711132.90%€22,175$29,467
2013224,078297,607131.40%€21,490$28,541
2012217,160279,180129.00%€20,707$26,621
2011201,459280,373114.40%€19,109$26,595
2010179,996238,819100.20%€17,025$22,588
2009154,014214,58387.80%€14,566$20,294
2008135,478199,23375.60%€12,826$18,861
2007127,626174,92972.70%€12,093$16,576
2006122,500153,81973.70%€11,631$14,604
2005114,553142,59372.20%€10,897$13,565
2004102,158127,01767.10%€9,734$12,103
200393,333105,54863.90%€8,912$10,078
200285,59580,87960.00%€8,195$7,744
200177,90869,77757.40%€7,495$6,713
200069,59264,30454.20%€6,736$6,225
199966,26770,69655.40%€6,466$6,898
199861,93069,03355.60%€6,080$6,777
199759,59268,82158.70%€5,881$6,791
199661,11277,65563.30%€6,060$7,701
199556,51073,52662.20%€5,626$7,321
199449,77060,23660.42%€4,973$6,018
199343,48054,44957.23%€4,359$5,459
199242,20362,81258.10%€4,239$6,310
199141,30057,46363.92%€4,151$5,775
199033,93047,83260.21%€3,403$4,797
Portugal: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Portugal: Evolution of debt in millions