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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Sweden 2017

Public debt in Sweden goes down

In 2017 Sweden public debt was 189,961 million euros 214,599 million dollars, has decreased 4,613 775 million since 2016.

This amount means that the debt in 2017 reached 40.6% of Sweden GDP, a 1.6 percentage point fall from 2016, when it was 42.2% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Sweden debt. It has risen since 2007 in global debt terms, when it was 137,070 million euros 187,854 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 39.3%.

According to the last data point published, Sweden per capita debt in 2017 was 19,005 euros21,470 dollars per inhabitant. In 2016 it was 19,467 euros 21,548 dollars, afterwards dropping by 462 euros 78dollars, and if we again check 2007 we can see that then the debt per person was 14,927 euros20,457 dollars .

The position of Sweden, as compared with the rest of the world, has improved in 2017 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 68 in the list of debt to GDP and 160 in debt per capita, out of the 185 we publish.

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

Sweden: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per Capita
2017Q4189,96140.60%19,005€
2017Q3182,50138.60%18,259€
2017Q2188,92340.40%18,901€
2017Q1193,51341.30%19,361€
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Sweden: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
2017189,961214,59940.60%19,005€21,470$
2016194,574215,37442.20%19,467€21,548$
2015201,894224,00144.20%20,495€22,739$
2014190,869253,56945.50%19,582€26,014$
2013173,503230,42940.80%17,989€23,891$
2012163,770210,41238.10%17,138€22,019$
2011155,395216,31037.90%16,387€22,811$
2010151,727201,14438.60%16,114€21,363$
2009132,770185,18841.40%14,214€19,826$
2008117,751173,18837.80%12,721€18,710$
2007137,070187,85439.30%14,927€20,457$
2006150,782189,32144.00%16,545€20,774$
2005152,254189,41949.20%16,828€20,935$
2004152,093189,18948.90%16,878€20,994$
2003146,703165,95049.80%16,345€18,489$
2002141,281133,59550.30%15,802€14,942$
2001139,338124,79152.30%15,640€14,007$
2000136,967126,50350.80%15,419€14,241$
1999160,827171,40961.50%18,149€19,343$
1998149,431175,54066.80%16,877€19,825$
1997156,235179,94767.60%17,658€20,338$
1996156,588199,41269.90%17,705€22,546$
1995150,613181,76769.50%17,042€20,568$
1994155,34368.71%14,910€17,620$
1993139,26566.33%13,598€15,925$
Sweden: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Sweden: Evolution of debt in millions