Sweden Debt to GDP Ratio 1991-2024

Debt is the entire stock of direct government fixed-term contractual obligations to others outstanding on a particular date. It includes domestic and foreign liabilities such as currency and money deposits, securities other than shares, and loans. It is the gross amount of government liabilities reduced by the amount of equity and financial derivatives held by the government. Because debt is a stock rather than a flow, it is measured as of a given date, usually the last day of the fiscal year.
  • Sweden debt to gdp ratio for 2021 was 40.66%, a 3.33% decline from 2020.
  • Sweden debt to gdp ratio for 2020 was 43.99%, a 5.32% increase from 2019.
  • Sweden debt to gdp ratio for 2019 was 38.67%, a 3.59% decline from 2018.
  • Sweden debt to gdp ratio for 2018 was 42.26%, a 1.69% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Government Debt as % of GDP
Croatia 687.99%
Greece 237.13%
Japan 217.61%
United Kingdom 186.48%
Singapore 153.80%
Spain 135.82%
United States 120.37%
France 116.55%
Belgium 109.22%
Iceland 96.87%
San Marino 95.12%
Austria 94.32%
Hungary 86.91%
Bahamas 86.19%
Slovak Republic 79.25%
Australia 70.18%
Ireland 65.40%
Canada 64.04%
New Zealand 50.99%
South Korea 49.16%
Lithuania 48.91%
Sweden 40.66%
Estonia 23.67%
Switzerland 20.30%
Sweden Debt to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Government Debt as % of GDP Annual Change
2021 40.66% -3.33%
2020 43.99% 5.32%
2019 38.67% -3.59%
2018 42.26% -1.69%
2017 43.95% -2.24%
2016 46.19% -1.25%
2015 47.43% -2.02%
2014 49.45% 4.29%
2013 45.17% 1.66%
2012 43.51% -0.17%
2011 43.68% 0.38%
2010 43.30% -3.62%
2009 46.92% 1.28%
2008 45.65% -0.05%
2007 45.70% -5.94%
2006 51.63% -6.24%
2005 57.87% 0.27%
2004 57.60% -0.58%
2003 58.18% -1.29%
2002 59.47% -1.40%
2001 60.87% -9.41%
2000 70.28% -7.56%
1999 77.84% -10.03%
1998 87.87% -0.10%
1997 87.97% 2.28%
1996 85.68% 28.15%
1994 57.53% 7.57%
1993 49.96% 13.34%
1992 36.61% 4.62%
1991 31.99% 4.62%