Public debt per capita reached 34,580 USD in 2020 in Switzerland, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.61 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, public debt per capita in Switzerland reached an all time high of 38,325 USD in 2013 and an all time low of 5,242 USD in 1984. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, public debt per capita in Austria amounted to 38,005 USD, 42,065 USD in France, 27,345 USD in Germany and 44,763 USD in Italy in 2020.
Switzerland has been ranked 14th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of public debt per capita, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Public or government debt is the debt owed by state institutions (or central government).