Sweden recorded a government debt equivalent to 40.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Debt to GDP in Sweden averaged 49.84 percent from 1994 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 72.40 percent in 1994 and a record low of 37.50 percent in 2008.

Government Debt to GDP in Sweden is expected to be 37.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sweden Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 35.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Sweden Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 40.60 42.10 72.40 37.50 percent [+]
Government Budget 1.30 1.20 3.40 -7.00 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value 41090.00 8713.00 74259.00 -132567.00 SEK Million [+]
Government Spending 304304.00 302499.00 304304.00 193621.00 SEK Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 49.10 49.40 70.50 49.10 percent [+]
Government Revenues 131817.00 94450.00 131817.00 2727.00 SEK Million [+]
Government Debt 1144914.00 1224418.00 1448859.00 11740.00 SEK Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 90728.00 85737.00 160780.00 7481.00 SEK Million [+]
Military Expenditure 5470.40 5427.50 6492.40 3613.60 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 99.45 [+]
Asylum Applications 1410.00 1595.00 38535.00 1250.00 persons [+]


Sweden Government Debt to GDP

Generally, Government debt as a percent of GDP is used by investors to measure a country ability to make future payments on its debt, thus affecting the country borrowing costs and government bond yields. This page provides - Sweden Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Government Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
40.60 42.10 72.40 37.50 1994 - 2017 percent Yearly




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