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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Saudi Arabia 2017

Saudi Arabia national debt goes up

In 2017 Saudi Arabia public debt was 104,644 million euros 149,279 million dollars, has increased 28,34031,063 million since 2016.

This amount means that the debt in 2018 reached 19.08% of Saudi Arabia GDP, a 1.92 percentage point rise from 2017, when it was 17.16% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Saudi Arabia debt. It has risen since 2007 in global debt terms, when it was 51,908 million euros 62,628 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 12.06%.

According to the last data point published, Saudi Arabia per capita debt in 2018 was 3,751 euros4,430 dollars per inhabitant. In 2017 it was 3,215 euros 3,632 dollars, afterwards rising by 536 euros798 dollars, and if we again check 2008 we can see that then the debt per person was 1,651 euros2,429 dollars .

The position of Saudi Arabia, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2018 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 10 in the list of debt to GDP and 117 in debt per capita, out of the 186 we publish.

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

Saudi Arabia: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
2017104,644118,21617.16%3,215€3,632$
201676,30484,46113.09%2,404€2,661$
201534,19837,9425.80%1,103€1,223$
20148,89011,8101.56%289€384$
201312,07416,0362.15%403€535$
201217,38322,3333.04%595€765$
201125,96936,1495.38%915€1,274$
201033,54244,4668.43%1,217€1,613$
200943,09860,11313.99%1,617€2,255$
200842,58162,62812.06%1,651€2,429$
200751,90871,13917.12%2,081€2,852$
200677,43597,22725.83%3,210€4,031$
200598,392122,40937.34%4,217€5,247$
2004130,999162,95062.93%5,806€7,222$
2003155,688176,11481.56%7,070€7,998$
2002193,526182,99896.35%9,005€8,515$
2001191,541171,54593.15%9,131€8,178$
2000177,860164,27186.70%8,687€8,023$
1999156,128166,401102.99%7,813€8,327$
1998149,011101.52%7,640$
1997127,13176.70%6,678$
1996119,16575.21%6,413$
1995106,28774.25%5,861$
199491,62067.87%5,176$
199377,81458.60%4,504$
199265,44047.80%3,861$
199151,96339.35%3,258$
Saudi Arabia: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Saudi Arabia: Evolution of debt in millions