Which Country Has the Biggest Public Debt?

Public Debt (USD) (USD bil), 2017 or latest
Economy | March 21, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 165 countries in 2022, USA ranked the highest in public debt with USD 20,939 bil followed by Japan and China. On the other end of the scale was Comoros with USD 0.182 bil, Hong Kong with USD 0.192 bil and Brunei with USD 0.340 bil.

Data for more countries are available at Public Debt (USD) indicator page.