Standard & Poor's credit rating for the United Kingdom stands at AA with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for the United Kingdom was last set at Aa3 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for the United Kingdom was last reported at AA- with stable outlook. DBRS's credit rating for the United Kingdom is AA (high) with stable outlook. In general, a credit rating is used by sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and other investors to gauge the credit worthiness of the United Kingdom thus having a big impact on the country's borrowing costs. This page includes the government debt credit rating for the United Kingdom as reported by major credit rating agencies.


AgencyRatingOutlookDate
FitchAA- Stable Jun 18 2021
DBRSAA (high) Stable Nov 13 2020
Moody'sAa3 Stable Oct 16 2020
DBRSAAA Negative May 15 2020
FitchAA- Negative Mar 27 2020
FitchAA Negative Dec 17 2019
S&PAA Stable Dec 17 2019
Moody'sAa2 Negative Nov 08 2019
FitchAA Negative Watch Feb 20 2019
Moody'sAa2 Stable Sep 22 2017
FitchAA Negative Jun 28 2016
S&PAA Negative Jun 27 2016
Moody'sAa1 Negative Jun 24 2016
S&PAAA Negative Jun 12 2015
S&PAAA Stable Jun 13 2014
FitchAA+ Stable Apr 19 2013
Moody'sAa1 Stable Feb 22 2013
S&PAAA Negative Dec 13 2012
FitchAAA Negative Mar 14 2012
Moody'sAaa Negative Feb 13 2012
S&PAAA Stable Oct 26 2010
DBRSAAA Stable Jul 19 2010
S&PAAA Negative May 21 2009
FitchAAA Stable Sep 21 2000
FitchAAA Stable Sep 21 2000
FitchAAA N/A Aug 10 1994
S&PAAA Stable Jun 26 1989
S&PAAA N/A Apr 28 1978
Moody'sAaa Stable Mar 31 1978