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Economy > Debt > Claims on central government, etc. > % GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Claims on central government, etc. (% GDP). Claims on central government (IFS line 52AN or 32AN) include loans to central government institutions net of deposits.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Japan 127.43% 2012
2 Eritrea 88.37% 2011
3 Lebanon 84.21% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 45.99% 2012
4 Italy 43.06% 2012
5 Cyprus 42.25% 2012
6 Egypt 42.13% 2012
7 Jordan 38.59% 2012
8 Zimbabwe 38.1% 2005
9 Fiji 34.11% 2012
10 Spain 33.29% 2012
11 United States 33.14% 2012
12 Brazil 31.09% 2012
13 United Kingdom 30.43% 2012
14 Malta 26.22% 2012
15 Albania 25.87% 2012
16 The Gambia 25.69% 2012
17 El Salvador 25.45% 2012
18 Pakistan 25.12% 2012
19 India 25.06% 2012
20 Belgium 24.48% 2012
21 European Union 23.58% 2012
22 Dominican Republic 22.99% 2012
23 Guinea 22.8% 2011
24 Maldives 22.4% 2012
25 Germany 21.46% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 21.11% 2012
26 France 20.4% 2012
27 South Africa 20.33% 2012
28 Burma 19.46% 2004
29 The Bahamas 19.45% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 19.43% 2012
30 Jamaica 18.61% 2012
31 Yemen 18.5% 2012
32 Saint Kitts and Nevis 18.5% 2012
33 Antigua and Barbuda 18.02% 2012
34 Colombia 17.8% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 17.67% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 17.57% 2012
35 Argentina 17.32% 2012
36 Croatia 16.99% 2012
37 Nicaragua 16.82% 2012
38 Bangladesh 16.81% 2012
39 Austria 16.57% 2012
40 Liberia 16.51% 2012
41 Ireland 15.95% 2012
42 Canada 15.92% 2008
43 Cape Verde 15.9% 2012
44 Netherlands 15.83% 2012
45 Switzerland 15.69% 2012
46 Mexico 15.55% 2012
47 Morocco 15.14% 2012
48 Ethiopia 15.05% 2008
49 Barbados 14.96% 2009
50 Turkey 14.95% 2012
51 Greece 14.8% 2012
52 Qatar 14.69% 2012
European Union average (profile) 14.62% 2012
53 Portugal 14.55% 2012
54 Thailand 14.1% 2012
55 Central African Republic 13.55% 2012
56 Sri Lanka 13.44% 2012
57 Ghana 13.32% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 13.16% 2012
58 Malawi 13.15% 2012
59 Ukraine 13.1% 2012
60 Kenya 12.2% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 12.02% 2012
61 Hungary 11.97% 2012
62 Czech Republic 11.76% 2012
63 Seychelles 10.77% 2012
64 Vietnam 10.08% 2012
65 Nepal 10.06% 2012
66 Poland 10.04% 2012
Europe average (profile) 9.96% 2012
67 China 9.76% 2012
68 Sudan 9.69% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 9.51% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 9.27% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 9.2% 2011
69 Philippines 9.02% 2012
70 Cote d'Ivoire 8.98% 2012
71 Guyana 8.29% 2012
72 Mauritania 8.05% 2012
73 Slovakia 8.03% 2008
74 Mauritius 7.78% 2012
75 Romania 7.66% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 7.27% 2011
76 Guatemala 7.14% 2012
77 Uruguay 7.04% 2012
78 Tunisia 7.02% 2012
79 Sierra Leone 6.92% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 6.67% 2008
80 Togo 6.65% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 6.45% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 6.41% 2012
81 Burundi 6.38% 2012
failed states average (profile) 6.37% 2011
82 Slovenia 6.36% 2012
83 Sweden 6.34% 2012
84 Finland 5.95% 2012
85 Papua New Guinea 5.91% 2012
86 Indonesia 5.71% 2012
87 Belize 5.61% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 5.29% 2012
88 Grenada 5.19% 2012
89 Malaysia 5.15% 2012
90 Guinea-Bissau 5.04% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 5.03% 2010
91 Saint Lucia 4.96% 2012
92 Tanzania 4.55% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.14% 2012
93 New Zealand 3.98% 2010
Hot countries average (profile) 3.84% 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) 3.81% 2012
94 Syria 3.75% 2010
95 Bahrain 3.06% 2012
96 Zambia 3.05% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.03% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 2.99% 2012
97 Serbia 2.88% 2012
98 Djibouti 2.82% 2007
99 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2.58% 2012
100 Hong Kong 2.57% 2012
101 Honduras 2.48% 2012
102 Luxembourg 2.36% 2012
103 Venezuela 2.31% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 2.25% 2007
104 Costa Rica 2.06% 2012
105 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.94% 2012
106 Madagascar 1.92% 2012
107 Gabon 1.81% 2012
108 Montenegro 1.56% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 1.49% 2007
109 Senegal 1.41% 2012
110 Moldova 1.26% 2012
111 Bhutan 1.23% 2012
112 Lithuania 0.999% 2012
113 Republic of Macedonia 0.914% 2012
114 Armenia 0.868% 2012
115 United Arab Emirates 0.85% 2012
116 Denmark 0.786% 2012
117 Comoros 0.703% 2012
118 Nigeria 0.37% 2012
119 Australia 0.217% 2012
120 Georgia 0.215% 2012
121 Mozambique -0.0155% 2012
122 Bolivia -0.021% 2012
123 Uganda -0.0582% 2012
124 Suriname -0.0611% 2012
125 Estonia -0.201% 2012
126 Dominica -0.437% 2012
127 Kazakhstan -0.438% 2012
128 Chad -0.621% 2012
129 Bosnia and Herzegovina -0.648% 2012
130 Bulgaria -0.875% 2012
131 Laos -0.94% 2010
132 Mali -1.029% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) -1.036% 2012
133 Vanuatu -1.062% 2012
134 Kyrgyzstan -1.086% 2007
135 Trinidad and Tobago -1.154% 2012
136 Namibia -1.217% 2012
137 Cameroon -1.254% 2012
138 Iran -1.264% 2010
139 Niger -1.305% 2012
140 Aruba -1.388% 2011
141 Chile -1.972% 2012
142 Tajikistan -2.184% 2012
143 Burkina Faso -2.356% 2012
144 Sao Tome and Principe -2.458% 2012
145 Azerbaijan -2.724% 2012
146 South Korea -2.913% 2012
147 Haiti -3.394% 2012
148 Rwanda -3.462% 2005
149 Ecuador -4.003% 2011
150 Panama -4.185% 2012
151 Benin -4.251% 2012
152 Tonga -4.463% 2012
153 Paraguay -4.51% 2012
154 Latvia -4.723% 2012
155 Cambodia -4.964% 2012
156 Swaziland -5.17% 2012
157 Iceland -6.326% 2012
158 Norway -6.705% 2006
159 Samoa -6.708% 2012
160 Kuwait -6.863% 2011
161 Israel -7.601% 2009
OPEC countries average (profile) -7.7% 2011
162 Russia -7.899% 2012
163 Afghanistan -8.132% 2012
164 Angola -8.56% 2012
165 Peru -9.539% 2012
166 Iraq -10.231% 2012
167 Equatorial Guinea -10.347% 2012
168 Belarus -10.696% 2012
169 Solomon Islands -12.967% 2012
170 Oman -13.805% 2012
171 Kosovo -15.245% 2012
172 Lesotho -15.671% 2012
173 Republic of the Congo -18.845% 2012
174 Brunei -18.871% 2012
175 Botswana -19.09% 2012
176 Singapore -21.046% 2012
177 Mongolia -21.845% 2012
178 Turkmenistan -29.416% 2001
179 Algeria -29.761% 2012
180 Federated States of Micronesia -39.207% 2012
181 Saudi Arabia -49.463% 2012
182 East Timor -65.06% 2012
183 Macau -70.108% 2012
184 Libya -89.454% 2009

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Debt > Claims on central government, etc. > % GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates. World Bank World Development Indicators. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Debt/Claims-on-central-government,-etc./%-GDP

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