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 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % 78.7% 81.9% 77.6% 79.4% 90.3% ... ...
Austria % 39.6% 42.7% 42.6% 37.1% 40.3%
Belgium % 49.7% 55.1% 56.5% 45.1% 50.2%
Canada % 89.0% 93.6% 90.6% 88.7% 90.5%
Denmark % 116% 125% 126% 108% 114%
Finland % 56.0% 64.0% 65.2% 58.7% 64.5%
France % 49.8% 55.4% 56.7% 49.9% 54.3%
Germany % 53.5% 58.4% 58.0% 49.7% 52.7%
Greece % 59.3% 66.3% 67.4% 57.5% 61.0%
Iceland % 42.7% 42.3% 46.9% 39.2% 40.4%
Ireland % ... ... ... ... 105% 117% 102% 78.5% 59.4%
Israel % ... ... ... 37.1% 40.8% 41.4% 37.1% 40.7%
Italy % ... ... ... 53.2% 58.6% 59.6% 51.4% 54.5%
Slovakia % 22.8% 26.4% 28.7% 27.6% 32.2%
Sweden % 68.3% 78.0% 77.9% 68.5% 78.5% ... ...