The UK's public sector net debt was equivalent to 100.2 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 46.18 percent from 1975 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 100.20 percent in 2021 and a record low of 21.70 percent in 1991. 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 June of 2021.

Government Debt to GDP in the United Kingdom is expected to reach 107.00 percent by the end of 2021, 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 109.50 percent in 2022 and 110.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Public Sector Net Debt to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
100.20 84.40 100.20 21.70 1975 - 2021 percent of GDP Yearly

United Kingdom Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 100.20 84.40 100.20 21.70 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget -16.90 -2.60 4.80 -16.90 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -31696.00 -26264.00 11855.00 -47315.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending 106683.00 104020.00 106683.00 33126.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 54.40 39.80 54.40 34.50 percent of GDP [+]
Government Debt 2171.10 2141.70 2171.10 52.10 GBP Billion [+]
Military Expenditure 58485.00 56856.00 64257.00 30751.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 90.00 [+]
Asylum Applications 3345.00 2980.00 5170.00 1175.00 persons [+]
Government Revenues 57967.00 65089.00 82617.00 17491.00 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.