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Economy > Debt > Government debt Stats: compare key data on United Kingdom & United States

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STAT United Kingdom United States
Gross government debt as % of GDP 90.31 IMF
Ranked 16th.
106.53 IMF
Ranked 11th. 18% more than United Kingdom
Gross government debt, share of GDP 90.31 IMF
Ranked 16th.
106.53 IMF
Ranked 11th. 18% more than United Kingdom
Net government debt as % of GDP 82.78 IMF
Ranked 13th.
87.86 IMF
Ranked 10th. 6% more than United Kingdom
Net government debt as % of GDP per million people 1.31 IMF
Ranked 57th. 5 times more than United States
0.277 IMF
Ranked 77th.
Net government debt, share of GDP 82.78 IMF
Ranked 13th.
87.86 IMF
Ranked 10th. 6% more than United Kingdom
Net government debt, share of GDP per million people 1.31 IMF
Ranked 57th. 5 times more than United States
0.277 IMF
Ranked 77th.
Public debt as % of GDP 90 CIA
Ranked 17th. 24% more than United States
72.5 CIA
Ranked 35th.
Public debt, share of GDP 90 CIA
Ranked 17th. 24% more than United States
72.5 CIA
Ranked 35th.

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of countries by public debt (List); Wikipedia: List of countries by public debt (List) (Government net & gross debt 2013 , International Monetary Fund , April 2013 World Economic Outlook Databse.); Wikipedia: List of countries by public debt (List) (Government net & gross debt 2013 , International Monetary Fund , April 2013 World Economic Outlook Databse.). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: List of countries by public debt (List) (Public debt , The World Factbook , United States Central Intelligence Agency , accessed on March 21, 2013.)

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