Public debt reached 1,513 USD bil in 2018 in Canada, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, public debt in Canada reached an all time high of 1,554 USD bil in 2012 and an all time low of 123 USD bil in 1980. When compared to Canada's main peers, public debt in Australia amounted to 578 USD bil, 645 USD bil in Mexico, 2,454 USD bil in United Kingdom and 21,773 USD bil in USA in 2018.
Canada has been ranked 11th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of public debt, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.