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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT South Korea 2015

South Korea national debt goes up

In 2015 South Korea public debt was 470,482 million euros 522,000 million dollars, has increased 89,44915,797 million since 2014.

This amount means that the debt in 2015 reached 37.76% of South Korea GDP, a 1.88 percentage point rise from 2014, when it was 35.88% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of South Korea debt. It has risen since 2005 in global debt terms, when it was 194,366 million euros 241,811 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 26.96%.

According to the last data point published, South Korea per capita debt in 2015 was 9,222 euros10,232 dollars per inhabitant. In 2014 it was 7,508 euros 9,975 dollars, afterwards rising by 1,714 euros257 dollars, and if we again check 2005 we can see that then the debt per person was 4,034 euros5,018 dollars .

The position of South Korea, as compared with the rest of the world, has improved in 2015 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 62 in the list of debt to GDP and 148 in debt per capita, out of the 185 we publish.

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

South Korea: Debt evolution
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
2015470,482522,00037.76%9,222€10,232$
2014381,033506,20335.88%7,508€9,975$
2013331,843440,72133.76%6,580€8,739$
2012305,583392,61232.13%6,087€7,821$
2011272,319379,06831.51%5,453€7,591$
2010254,267337,08130.83%5,131€6,802$
2009203,210283,43731.38%4,121€5,748$
2008191,779282,06928.16%3,909€5,750$
2007234,677321,62528.65%4,820€6,606$
2006235,930296,23329.27%4,871€6,116$
2005194,366241,81126.96%4,034€5,018$
2004143,043177,93123.25%2,975€3,700$
2003123,072139,21920.45%2,570€2,907$
2002113,181107,02417.55%2,376€2,246$
2001105,38294,38017.70%2,225€1,992$
2000104,01496,06817.11%2,213€2,044$
199976,18181,19316.75%1,634€1,742$
199854,88014.67%1,186$
199757,12110.25%1,243$
199649,2978.24%1,083$
199549,7728.95%1,104$
199446,15410.13%1,034$
199344,06711.41%997$
199242,73212.21%977$
199140,64712.48%939$
199037,32913.37%871$
South Korea: Debt evolution as percent of GDP

South Korea: Debt evolution Millions