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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT United Kingdom 2017

Public debt in United Kingdom goes down

In 2017 United Kingdom public debt was 2,013,316 million euros 2,274,443 million dollars, has decreased 8,913 36,038 million since 2016.

This amount means that the debt in 2017 reached 87.7% of United Kingdom GDP, a 0.5 percentage point fall from 2016, when it was 88.2% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of United Kingdom debt. It has risen since 2007 in global debt terms, when it was 877,421 million euros 1,202,506 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 41.9%.

According to the last data point published, United Kingdom per capita debt in 2017 was 30,594 euros34,561 dollars per inhabitant. In 2016 it was 30,729 euros 34,014 dollars, afterwards dropping by 135 euros 547dollars, and if we again check 2007 we can see that then the debt per person was 14,250 euros19,530 dollars .

The position of United Kingdom, as compared with the rest of the world, has remained in 2017 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 185 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
2017Q42,013,31687.70%30,594€
2017Q31,977,75686.20%30,053€
2017Q21,972,62486.40%29,975€
2017Q12,010,51486.60%30,551€
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United Kingdom: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
20172,013,3162,274,44387.70%30,594€34,561$
20162,022,2292,238,40588.20%30,729€34,014$
20152,269,8792,518,43188.20%34,717€38,518$
20142,060,3212,737,13687.40%31,758€42,191$
20131,798,9552,389,19385.60%27,955€37,127$
20121,745,8622,243,08384.50%27,320€35,100$
20111,590,7812,214,36681.30%25,054€34,874$
20101,387,5551,839,48275.60%22,017€29,188$
20091,103,2511,538,81464.10%17,649€24,617$
2008824,1081,212,09849.90%13,283€19,537$
2007877,4211,202,50641.90%14,250€19,530$
2006888,7131,115,86840.80%14,552€18,271$
2005806,3491,003,17939.90%13,302€16,549$
2004718,657893,93738.70%11,941€14,854$
2003632,117715,05135.70%10,572€11,959$
2002625,646591,61134.50%10,515€9,943$
2001637,004570,50134.40%10,753€9,630$
2000645,943596,59337.00%10,948€10,112$
1999660,660704,13139.90%11,239€11,978$
1998578,654676,14441.30%9,878€11,542$
1997617,681674,41343.40%10,578€11,549$
1996542,885621,22544.30%9,322€10,667$
1995446,444586,91044.70%7,685€10,103$
1994505,67740.96%6,430€8,727$
1993438,49838.11%5,640€7,588$
1992428,49533.32%4,931€7,433$
1991355,61728.53%4,280€6,183$
1990340,90628.58%4,001€5,946$
1989327,81232.55%4,459€5,735$
1988366,92937.04%4,704€6,438$
1987319,79839.29%4,204€5,624$
1986270,37741.19%4,201€4,765$
1985221,78341.21%4,491€3,917$
1984213,14342.25%4,183€3,774$
1983222,85041.85%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