What Economies Are Most Exposed to Household Debt?

Retail Loans to GDP (%), 2017 or latest
Banking | September 16, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 38 countries in 2017, Denmark ranked the highest in retail loans as a share of GDP with 113% followed by Canada and Australia. On the other end of the scale was Angola with 3.42%, Argentina with 4.55% and Azerbaijan with 6.97%.

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

Retail Loans (As % of GDP) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % 79.1% 82.1% 77.9% 79.7% 90.5% ... ...
Austria % 39.8% 42.9% 42.8% 37.4% 40.9%
Belgium % 43.2% 48.5% 49.6% 43.6% 47.9% ... ...
Canada % 89.0% 93.6% 90.6% 89.0% 90.9%
Denmark % 116% 125% 126% 109% 113% ... ...
Finland % 56.0% 64.0% 65.2% 58.7% 64.5%
France % 49.8% 55.4% 56.8% 50.0% 54.4%
Germany % 53.5% 58.4% 58.0% 49.8% 52.8%
Greece % 59.3% 66.3% 67.4% 57.7% 61.3%
Iceland % 44.1% 43.8% 48.6% 40.5% 41.7%
Ireland % 104% 117% 102% 78.9% 59.5%
Israel % 37.1% 40.8% 41.4% 37.1% 40.7%
Italy % 53.2% 58.6% 59.6% 51.4% 54.8%
Slovakia % 22.7% 26.5% 28.8% 27.6% 32.3%
Sweden % 68.4% 78.1% 77.9% 68.6% 78.9% ... ...