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Public Debt Per Capita (USD) in Germany

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

Public debt per capita reached 27,345 USD in 2020 in Germany, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.068 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, public debt per capita in Germany reached an all time high of 36,638 USD in 2013 and an all time low of 9,985 USD in 1991. When compared to Germany's main peers, public debt per capita in Austria amounted to 38,005 USD, 48,487 USD in Belgium, 42,065 USD in France and 7,651 USD in Poland in 2020.

Germany has been ranked 21st within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of public debt per capita, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

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


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