What Consumers Are Most Indebted in the World?

Consumer Loans per Capita (USD), 2017 or latest
Banking | September 19, 2018
$2.99
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Based on a comparison of 34 countries in 2017, Finland ranked the highest in consumer loans per capita with USD 19,585 followed by Ireland and Canada. On the other end of the scale was Kenya with USD 109, Belarus with USD 121 and Australia with USD 173.

Data for more countries are available at Consumer Loans Per Capita (USD) indicator page.

Consumer Loans Per Capita (USD) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria USD 4,328 3,678 3,534 2,936 2,119
Canada USD 15,746 15,578 14,956 13,932 11,998
Chile USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,231 1,478 1,478 1,379 1,257
Croatia USD ... ... 2,597 2,596 2,666 2,356 2,129
Finland USD ... ... ... ... ... ... 9,416 10,001 10,807 10,215 9,787
France USD 5,180 5,223 5,372 4,727 4,282
Germany USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8,950 9,095 9,379 8,154 7,331
Greece USD 6,337 5,827 5,778 4,762 4,168
Ireland USD ... ... ... ... ... ... 18,250 20,446 15,586 20,343 17,848
Israel USD ... ... ... 5,267 5,365 5,955 5,507 5,613
Italy USD ... 12,140 12,085 12,704 11,096 9,988
Poland USD 1,631 1,794 1,910 1,734 1,674
Slovakia USD ... ... 1,170 1,221 1,321 1,270 1,247
Slovenia USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,452 2,295 2,111 1,748 1,533
Sweden USD ... ... ... ... 8,063 8,757 9,103 7,722 7,434 ... ...