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Public Debt Per Capita (USD) in France

Source: World Bank, National Statistical Office, IMF estimates (Oct 2020), Helgi Library
Last Updated: Jun 1, 2024

Public debt per capita reached 42,065 USD in 2020 in France, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.37 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, public debt per capita in France reached an all time high of 42,570 USD in 2013 and an all time low of 2,123 USD in 1981. When compared to France's main peers, public debt per capita in Belgium amounted to 48,487 USD, 27,345 USD in Germany, 44,763 USD in Italy and 30,222 USD in Spain in 2020.

France has been ranked 8th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of public debt per capita, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Public or government debt is the debt owed by state institutions (or central government).


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