Public debt reached 542 USD bil in 2018 in Belgium, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.25 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, public debt in Belgium reached an all time high of 570 USD bil in 2013 and an all time low of 255 USD bil in 2001. When compared to Belgium's main peers, public debt in France amounted to 2,702 USD bil, 2,408 USD bil in Germany, 15.7 USD bil in Luxembourg and 483 USD bil in Netherlands in 2018.
Belgium has been ranked 16th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of public debt, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.