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Public Debt (As % of GDP) rose 6.98% to 96.7% in Argentina in 2020

Public Debt (As % of GDP) (%), 2020
Economy | Argentina | February 8, 2021
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Public debt as a share of GDP rose 6.98% to 96.7% in Argentina in 2020, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, public debt as a share of GDP in Argentina reached an all time high of 147% in 2002 and an all time low of 25.0% in 1992. When compared to Argentina's main peers, public debt as a share of GDP in Bolivia amounted to 69.4%, 32.8% in Chile, 35.5% in Paraguay and 69.5% in Uruguay in 2020.

Argentina has been ranked 29th within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of public debt as a share of GDP, 35 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Public Debt (As % of GDP) Unit 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Argentina % 90.4% 96.7% 32.3% 22.6% 18.5% ... ...
Bolivia % 59.0% 69.4% 68.3% 67.6% 66.9%
Brazil % 89.5% 101% 103% 103% 104%
Chile % 27.9% 32.8% 37.5% 41.7% 44.9%
Paraguay % 26.1% 35.5% 35.7% 35.2% 34.4%
Peru % 27.1% 39.5% 39.1% 39.7% 39.4%
Uruguay % 65.9% 69.5% 69.0% 69.2% 69.4%