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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT United Kingdom 2020

United Kingdom national debt goes up

In 2020 United Kingdom public debt was 2,479,993 million euros2,837,176 million dollars, has increased 257,298348,869 million since 2019.

This amount means that the debt in 2020 reached 104.47% of United Kingdom GDP, a 19.07 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 37,001 euros42,330 dollars per inhabitant. In 2019 it was 33,162 euros 37,125 dollars, afterwards rising by 3,839 euros5,205 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 remained in 2020 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 162 in the list of debt to GDP and 181 in debt per capita, out of the 190 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
20202,479,9932,837,176104.47%€37,001$42,330
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
1994505,44040.79%€6,404$8,723
1993438,76737.99%€5,623$7,593
1992426,25533.24%€4,920$7,394
1991354,63628.50%€4,275$6,166
1990339,30728.56%€3,998$5,918
1989327,04432.54%€4,458$5,722
1988366,47937.08%€4,709$6,430
1987319,08239.34%€4,209$5,612
1986270,22141.27%€4,210$4,762
1985219,65241.31%€4,502$3,879
1984212,25642.24%€4,182$3,758
1983222,67941.85%€3,892$3,951
1982239,97843.05%€3,831$4,262
1981260,74144.78%€3,672$4,629
1980256,91242.57%€2,937$4,560
United Kingdom: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

United Kingdom: Evolution of debt in millions