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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT South Korea 2016

The national debt increased in South Korea

In 2016 South Korea public debt was 509,989 million euros 564,507 million dollars, has increased 17,43718,021 million since 2015.

This amount means that the debt in 2016 reached 40% of South Korea GDP, a 0.47 percentage point rise from 2015, when it was 39.53% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of South Korea debt. It has risen since 2006 in global debt terms, when it was 235,872 million euros 296,161 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 29.27%.

According to the last data point published, South Korea per capita debt in 2016 was 9,952 euros11,016 dollars per inhabitant. In 2015 it was 9,655 euros 10,712 dollars, afterwards rising by 297 euros304 dollars, and if we again check 2006 we can see that then the debt per person was 4,870 euros6,114 dollars .

The position of South Korea, as compared with the rest of the world, has improved in 2016 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 64 in the list of debt to GDP and 151 in debt per capita, out of the 184 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: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
2016509,989564,50740.00%9,952€11,016$
2015492,552546,48639.53%9,655€10,712$
2014396,302526,48837.31%7,809€10,375$
2013347,886462,02835.39%6,899€9,162$
2012306,292393,52432.20%6,101€7,839$
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$
2006235,872296,16129.27%4,870€6,114$
2005194,366241,81126.96%4,034€5,018$
2004143,041177,92823.25%2,975€3,700$
2003123,060139,20620.45%2,570€2,907$
2002113,182107,02517.55%2,376€2,246$
2001105,35594,35617.70%2,224€1,992$
2000104,02196,07417.11%2,213€2,044$
199976,18081,19216.75%1,634€1,742$
199854,89514.67%1,186$
199757,11710.25%1,243$
199649,3008.24%1,083$
199549,7448.95%1,103$
199446,15010.13%1,034$
199344,06811.41%997$
199242,72912.21%977$
199140,64912.48%939$
199037,34713.37%871$
South Korea: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

South Korea: Evolution of debt in millions