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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Switzerland 2018

National debt fell in Switzerland

In 2018 Switzerland public debt was 244,564 million euros288,830 million dollars, has decreased 12,5881,674 million since 2017.

This amount means that the debt in 2018 reached 40.96% of Switzerland GDP, a 1.74 percentage point fall from 2017, when it was 42.7% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Switzerland debt. It has risen since 2008 in global debt terms, when it was 172,779 million euros 254,123 million dollars although it has fallen as a percentage of GDP, when it amounted to 45.88%.

According to the last data point published, Switzerland per capita debt in 2018 was 28,622 euros33,803 dollars per inhabitant. In 2017 it was 30,310 euros 34,241 dollars, afterwards dropping by 1,688 euros 438dollars, and if we again check 2008 we can see that then the debt per person was 22,433 euros32,995 dollars .

The position of Switzerland, as compared with the rest of the world, has improved in 2018 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 68 in the list of debt to GDP and 175 in debt per capita, out of the 188 we publish.

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

Switzerland: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt (M.$.)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
2018244,564288,83040.96%28,622€33,803$
2017257,152290,50442.70%30,310€34,241$
2016254,410281,60741.93%30,217€33,447$
2015263,611292,47743.03%31,657€35,123$
2014230,048305,61943.09%27,926€37,100$
2013223,217296,45543.05%27,424€36,421$
2012227,332292,07743.76%28,278€36,332$
2011215,435299,88542.85%27,083€37,699$
2010186,955247,84642.54%23,755€31,492$
2009171,302238,93244.07%22,002€30,688$
2008172,779254,12345.88%22,433€32,995$
2007160,335219,73945.76%21,115€28,938$
2006170,553214,14649.67%22,714€28,520$
2005184,420229,43656.17%24,724€30,759$
2004187,570233,31859.25%25,296€31,465$
2003182,132206,02858.32%24,732€27,977$
2002189,042178,75859.25%25,847€24,441$
2001163,548146,47452.56%22,541€20,188$
2000157,862145,80153.59%21,913€20,239$
1999146,959156,62954.15%20,512€21,862$
1998169,62757.53%21,777€23,812$
1997158,23555.22%20,111€22,298$
1996174,67752.89%19,904€24,667$
1995176,52851.50%19,596€24,996$
1994141,82348.46%16,088€20,206$
1993120,69645.69%13,935€17,320$
1992110,47140.68%11,634€15,992$
199194,39936.14%10,481€13,795$
199088,63234.35%9,721€13,117$
198956,07527.81%7,176€8,402$
198862,44029.91%7,507€9,432$
198760,20231.21%7,490€9,168$
198649,51832.13%7,294€7,591$
198535,97333.45%6,925€5,547$
198436,10834.06%6,676€5,593$
198338,16034.38%6,292€5,937$
Switzerland: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Switzerland: Evolution of debt in millions