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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT United Kingdom 2020

United Kingdom national debt goes up

In 2020 United Kingdom public debt was 2,462,276 million euros2,812,412 million dollars, has increased 239,581324,105 million since 2019.

This amount means that the debt in 2020 reached 103.66% of United Kingdom GDP, a 18.26 percentage point rise from 2019, when it was 85.4% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of United Kingdom debt. It has risen since 2010 in global debt terms, when it was 1,385,818 million euros 1,837,179 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 74.3%.

According to the last data point published, United Kingdom per capita debt in 2020 was 36,736 euros41,960 dollars per inhabitant. In 2019 it was 33,162 euros 37,125 dollars, afterwards rising by 3,574 euros4,835 dollars, and if we again check 2010 we can see that then the debt per person was 21,989 euros29,151 dollars .

The position of United Kingdom, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2020 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 168 in the list of debt to GDP and 180 in debt per capita, out of the 189 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
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per Capita
2020Q32,346,576101.00%35,010€
2020Q22,269,70196.40%33,863€
2020Q12,117,27384.50%31,589€
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United Kingdom: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt (M.$.)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
20202,462,2762,812,412103.66%36,736€41,960$
20192,222,6952,488,30785.40%33,162€37,125$
20182,053,7332,425,45985.80%30,815€36,393$
20172,012,5942,273,62886.30%30,368€34,307$
20162,021,6752,237,79286.80%30,704€33,986$
20152,268,1442,516,50586.70%34,692€38,491$
20142,058,4392,734,63686.10%31,740€42,166$
20131,797,1212,386,75784.20%27,927€37,090$
20121,744,3102,241,08983.20%27,295€35,069$
20111,589,4822,212,55880.00%25,033€34,846$
20101,385,8181,837,17974.30%21,989€29,151$
20091,101,8521,536,86363.20%17,627€24,586$
2008823,0261,210,50649.30%13,266€19,511$
2007875,9231,200,45241.50%14,226€19,497$
2006887,3751,114,18740.50%14,530€18,243$
2005804,7991,001,25139.60%13,276€16,517$
2004717,375892,34238.40%11,920€14,827$
2003630,912713,68835.40%10,551€11,936$
2002624,695590,71234.20%10,499€9,928$
2001636,054569,65034.00%10,737€9,616$
2000645,034595,75436.70%10,933€10,098$
1999659,461702,85439.40%11,218€11,956$
1998578,584676,06540.90%9,877€11,541$
1997617,608674,33343.30%10,576€11,548$
1996542,664621,22544.10%9,318€10,667$
1995446,255586,91144.50%7,682€10,103$
1994505,67840.79%6,404€8,727$
1993438,49937.99%5,623€7,588$
1992428,49733.24%4,920€7,433$
1991355,61728.50%4,275€6,183$
1990340,90628.56%3,998€5,946$
1989327,81332.54%4,458€5,735$
1988366,92937.08%4,709€6,438$
1987319,79839.34%4,209€5,624$
1986270,37741.27%4,210€4,765$
1985221,78341.31%4,502€3,917$
1984213,14342.24%4,182€3,774$
1983222,85141.85%3,892€3,954$
1982240,52643.05%3,831€4,272$
1981263,13844.78%3,672€4,672$
1980257,10342.57%2,937€4,563$
United Kingdom: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

United Kingdom: Evolution of debt in millions