Which Household Has Loaded the Biggest Debt?

Total Household Liabilities (USD) (USD bil), 2014 or latest
Investments & Pensions | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 34 countries in 2014, USA ranked the highest in household liabilities with USD 13,643 bil followed by Japan and United Kingdom. On the other end of the scale was Estonia with USD 9.58 bil, Slovenia with USD 14.3 bil and Iceland with USD 14.8 bil.

Data for more countries are available at Total Household Liabilities (USD) indicator page.

Total Household Liabilities (USD) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia USD bil ... 899 1,237 1,511 1,601 1,705 ...
Canada USD bil ... 1,088 1,370 1,516 1,561 1,685 ...
Denmark USD bil ... 434 466 444 439 451 ...
France USD bil ... 1,348 1,460 1,424 1,462 1,521 ...
Germany USD bil ... 2,118 2,176 2,021 1,993 2,048 ... ...
Italy USD bil ... 888 958 929 930 937 ... ...
Japan USD bil ... 3,441 3,258 3,702 3,892 3,471 ...
Netherlands USD bil ... 986 1,051 997 991 1,011 ... ...
Norway USD bil ... 266 340 360 378 438 ...
South Korea USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 641 749 846 897 1,024 ... ...
Spain USD bil ... 1,263 1,292 1,190 1,126 1,098 ...
Sweden USD bil ... 296 353 403 414 456 ...
Switzerland USD bil ... ... ... ... ... 582 623 723 750 800 ...
USA USD bil ... 13,757 13,498 13,246 13,044 13,123
United Kingdom USD bil ... 2,095 2,322 2,244 2,247 2,384 ...