The United Kingdom's government debt was equivalent to 97.4 percent of the country's GDP in 2020-21 fiscal year. source: Office for Budget Responsibility, UK

Government Debt to GDP in the United Kingdom averaged 69.64 percent of GDP from 1948 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 210.70 percent of GDP in 1948 and a record low of 21.70 percent of GDP in 1990. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2023.

Government Debt to GDP in the United Kingdom is expected to reach 101.90 percent of GDP by the end of 2022, 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 106.70 percent of GDP in 2023 and 105.80 percent of GDP in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Public Sector Net Debt to GDP



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Government Debt to GDP 97.40 97.40 percent of GDP Dec 2021
Government Budget -5.70 -15.00 percent of GDP Dec 2021
Government Spending to GDP 44.70 53.00 percent of GDP Dec 2021

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
97.40 97.40 210.70 21.70 1948 - 2021 percent of GDP Yearly