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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT United Kingdom 2019

United Kingdom national debt goes up

In 2019 United Kingdom public debt was 2,223,544 million euros 2,489,257 million dollars, has increased 168,62262,395 million since 2018.

This amount means that the debt in 2019 reached 85.4% of United Kingdom GDP, a 0.5 percentage point fall from 2018, when it was 85.9% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of United Kingdom debt. It has risen since 2009 in global debt terms, when it was 1,103,251 million euros 1,538,814 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 63.3%.

According to the last data point published, United Kingdom per capita debt in 2019 was 33,363 euros37,350 dollars per inhabitant. In 2018 it was 30,833 euros 36,414 dollars, afterwards rising by 2,530 euros936 dollars, and if we again check 2009 we can see that then the debt per person was 17,649 euros24,617 dollars .

The position of United Kingdom, as compared with the rest of the world, has remained in 2019 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 157 in the list of debt to GDP and 178 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
2019Q42,223,54485.40%33,363€
2019Q32,088,86684.20%31,342€
2019Q22,064,39084.80%30,975€
2019Q12,122,70784.10%31,850€
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United Kingdom: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
20192,223,5442,489,25785.40%33,363€37,350$
20182,054,9222,426,86285.90%30,833€36,414$
20172,013,8122,275,00386.20%30,386€34,327$
20162,022,7592,238,99286.80%30,720€34,004$
20152,270,2192,518,80886.90%34,724€38,526$
20142,060,4382,737,29186.20%31,771€42,207$
20131,798,9552,389,19384.20%27,955€37,127$
20121,745,8622,243,08383.20%27,320€35,100$
20111,590,7812,214,36680.10%25,054€34,875$
20101,387,5551,839,48274.60%22,017€29,188$
20091,103,2511,538,81463.30%17,649€24,617$
2008824,1081,212,09849.40%13,283€19,537$
2007877,4211,202,50641.50%14,250€19,530$
2006888,7131,115,86840.50%14,552€18,271$
2005806,3491,003,17939.60%13,302€16,549$
2004718,657893,93738.40%11,941€14,854$
2003632,117715,05135.40%10,572€11,959$
2002625,646591,61134.20%10,515€9,943$
2001637,004570,50134.00%10,753€9,630$
2000645,943596,59336.80%10,948€10,112$
1999660,660704,13139.50%11,239€11,978$
1998578,654676,14441.00%9,878€11,542$
1997617,681674,41343.20%10,578€11,549$
1996542,885621,22544.10%9,322€10,667$
1995446,444586,91044.50%7,685€10,103$
1994505,67740.95%6,428€8,727$
1993438,49838.13%5,643€7,588$
1992428,49533.36%4,937€7,433$
1991355,61828.57%4,285€6,183$
1990340,90628.62%4,007€5,946$
1989327,81232.60%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