What Economies Are Most Exposed to Consumer Debt?

Consumer Loans to GDP (%), 2017 or latest
Banking | September 16, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 34 countries in 2017, Finland ranked the highest in consumer loans as a share of GDP with 42.3% followed by Italy and Canada. On the other end of the scale was Australia with 0.333%, Denmark with 0.334% and Belarus with 2.07%.

Data for more countries are available at Consumer Loans (As % of GDP) indicator page.

Consumer Loans (As % of GDP) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Armenia % 11.2% 12.4% 14.4% 13.9% 14.5%
Canada % 30.3% 29.7% 28.4% 27.4% 27.5%
Croatia % 18.0% 19.8% 19.7% 17.5% 18.4%
Finland % 18.5% 21.0% 21.6% 20.3% 22.8%
France % 11.5% 12.4% 12.2% 10.6% 11.3%
Georgia % 7.43% 8.55% 11.9% 13.8% 13.1%
Germany % 19.7% 21.2% 20.6% 17.2% 17.8%
Greece % 24.4% 26.3% 26.7% 22.3% 23.6%
Indonesia % 6.16% 6.77% 5.92% 12.1% 12.2%
Ireland % 34.5% 41.4% 30.0% 36.6% 28.8%
Israel % 15.2% 15.9% 15.7% 13.9% 14.7%
Italy % 32.3% 35.4% 36.2% 31.3% 33.2%
Poland % 11.8% 13.6% 13.9% 12.1% 13.3%
Serbia % 8.48% 9.89% 9.48% 8.76% 9.98%
Sweden % 13.5% 15.3% 15.0% 12.9% 14.4% ... ...