The UK's public sector net debt was equivalent to 84.7 percent of the country's GDP in 2017-18 fiscal year. Government Debt to GDP in the United Kingdom averaged 44.04 percent from 1975 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 85.10 percent in 2017 and a record low of 21.80 percent in 1991.

Government Debt to GDP in the United Kingdom is expected to be 83.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Public Sector Net Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 79.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 84.70 85.10 85.10 21.80 percent [+]
Government Budget -2.00 -2.30 4.80 -9.90 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value 19422.00 1430.00 19422.00 -15378.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending 92768.00 91488.00 92768.00 31579.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 38.50 38.80 46.40 34.10 percent [+]
Government Debt 664.00 14148.00 14148.00 -19956.00 GBP Million [+]
Military Expenditure 48383.40 48118.90 58314.80 26944.20 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 94.83 [+]
Asylum Applications 3840.00 3310.00 5040.00 1655.00 persons [+]
Government Revenues 79391.00 59568.00 79391.00 17298.00 GBP Million [+]


United Kingdom Public Sector Net 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 - United Kingdom Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Public Sector Net Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
84.70 85.10 85.10 21.80 1975 - 2018 percent Yearly




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Japan 253.00 Dec/17
Italy 132.10 Dec/18
Singapore 110.60 Dec/17
United States 105.40 Dec/17
Spain 98.30 Dec/17
France 97.00 Dec/17
Canada 89.60 Dec/17
Euro Area 86.70 Dec/17
United Kingdom 84.70 Dec/18
Brazil 74.04 Dec/17
India 68.70 Dec/17
Germany 63.90 Dec/17
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Netherlands 56.70 Dec/17
South Africa 53.10 Dec/17
China 47.60 Dec/17
Mexico 46.40 Dec/17
Australia 41.90 Dec/17
South Korea 38.00 Dec/17
Indonesia 29.80 Dec/18
Switzerland 29.70 Dec/17
Turkey 28.30 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia 17.20 Dec/17
Russia 13.50 Dec/17


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