Public debt per capita reached 37,859 USD in 2020 in Qatar, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.69 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, public debt per capita in Qatar reached an all time high of 40,865 USD in 2018 and an all time low of 1,654 USD in 1990. When compared to Qatar's main peers, public debt per capita in Bahrain amounted to 28,998 USD, 849 USD in Iran, 5,471 USD in Saudi Arabia and 8,005 USD in United Arab Emirates in 2020.
Qatar has been ranked 12th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of public debt per capita, 11 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Public or government debt is the debt owed by state institutions (or central government).