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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT United Kingdom 2018

Public debt went up in United Kingdom

In 2018 United Kingdom public debt was 2,054,185 million euros 2,425,992 million dollars, has increased 41,100151,810 million since 2017.

This amount means that the debt in 2018 reached 86.8% of United Kingdom GDP, a 0.3 percentage point fall from 2017, when it was 87.1% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of United Kingdom debt. It has risen since 2008 in global debt terms, when it was 824,108 million euros 1,212,098 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 49.7%.

According to the last data point published, United Kingdom per capita debt in 2018 was 30,996 euros36,606 dollars per inhabitant. In 2017 it was 30,375 euros 34,315 dollars, afterwards rising by 621 euros2,291 dollars, and if we again check 2008 we can see that then the debt per person was 13,283 euros19,537 dollars .

The position of United Kingdom, as compared with the rest of the world, has remained in 2018 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 159 in the list of debt to GDP and 175 in debt per capita, out of the 186 we publish.

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

United Kingdom: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per Capita
2018Q42,054,18586.80%30,996€
2018Q32,042,46086.20%30,819€
2018Q22,029,74186.30%30,627€
2018Q12,016,04185.30%30,420€
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United Kingdom: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
20182,054,1852,425,99286.80%30,996€36,606$
20172,013,0852,274,18287.10%30,375€34,315$
20162,022,2292,238,40587.90%30,712€33,996$
20152,269,8812,518,43387.90%34,719€38,520$
20142,060,3262,737,14387.00%31,769€42,205$
20131,798,9552,389,19385.20%27,955€37,127$
20121,745,8622,243,08384.10%27,320€35,100$
20111,590,7812,214,36680.80%25,054€34,875$
20101,387,5551,839,48275.20%22,017€29,188$
20091,103,2511,538,81463.70%17,649€24,617$
2008824,1081,212,09849.70%13,283€19,537$
2007877,4211,202,50641.70%14,250€19,530$
2006888,7131,115,86840.70%14,552€18,271$
2005806,3491,003,17939.80%13,302€16,549$
2004718,657893,93738.60%11,941€14,854$
2003632,117715,05135.60%10,572€11,959$
2002625,646591,61134.40%10,515€9,943$
2001637,004570,50134.30%10,753€9,630$
2000645,943596,59337.00%10,948€10,112$
1999660,660704,13139.80%11,239€11,978$
1998578,654676,14341.20%9,878€11,542$
1997617,681674,41343.40%10,578€11,549$
1996542,885621,22444.30%9,322€10,667$
1995446,444586,91344.70%7,685€10,103$
1994505,67640.95%6,428€8,727$
1993438,49838.13%5,643€7,588$
1992428,49433.36%4,937€7,433$
1991355,61728.57%4,285€6,183$
1990340,90628.62%4,007€5,946$
1989327,81132.60%4,466€5,735$
1988366,92937.13%4,715€6,438$
1987319,79839.38%4,214€5,624$
1986270,37741.29%4,212€4,765$
1985221,78341.32%4,503€3,917$
1984213,14342.25%4,183€3,774$
1983222,85141.85%3,892€3,954$
1982240,52643.05%3,831€4,272$
1981263,13844.77%3,671€4,672$
1980257,10242.52%2,934€4,563$
United Kingdom: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

United Kingdom: Evolution of debt in millions