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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Saudi Arabia 2018

The national debt increased in Saudi Arabia

In 2018 Saudi Arabia public debt was 126,348 million euros 149,217 million dollars, has increased 21,71631,015 million since 2017.

This amount means that the debt in 2018 reached 18.98% of Saudi Arabia GDP, a 1.82 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 2008 in global debt terms, when it was 42,613 million euros 62,675 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 3,749 euros4,428 dollars per inhabitant. In 2017 it was 3,208 euros 3,624 dollars, afterwards rising by 541 euros804 dollars, and if we again check 2008 we can see that then the debt per person was 1,653 euros2,431 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 11 in the list of debt to GDP and 116 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
2018126,348149,21718.98%3,749€4,428$
2017104,632118,20217.16%3,208€3,624$
201676,30584,46213.09%2,400€2,657$
201534,19837,9425.80%1,101€1,222$
20148,89011,8101.56%293€389$
201312,07516,0362.15%403€535$
201217,38222,3333.04%595€765$
201125,96336,1415.38%915€1,274$
201033,54444,4708.43%1,217€1,613$
200943,08360,09313.99%1,616€2,254$
200842,61362,67512.06%1,653€2,431$
200751,90871,13917.12%2,081€2,852$
200677,43197,22225.83%3,210€4,030$
200598,459122,49337.34%4,220€5,250$
2004130,955162,89562.93%5,804€7,219$
2003155,651176,07281.56%7,069€7,996$
2002193,341182,82396.35%8,996€8,507$
2001191,506171,51393.15%9,130€8,177$
2000177,824164,23886.70%8,685€8,022$
1999156,121166,394102.99%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