Named EU countries with the largest public debt

Названы страны Евросоюза с крупнейшим госдолгом

The high level of public debt relative to GDP as at end 2017, had Greece (178,6%), Italy (131,8%), Portugal (125,7%), Belgium (103,1%) and Spain (98,3%).

The average public debt among the countries of the European Union at the end of 2017 amounted to 81,6% of GDP, at the same time, when last year was 83.3%. This is evidenced by the statistical office of the EU.

In particular, the high level of public debt relative to GDP as of the fourth quarter of 2017 had Greece (178,6%), Italy (131,8%), Portugal (125,7%), Belgium (103,1%) and Spain (98,3%).

Less total debt were Estonia (9%), Luxembourg (23%), Bulgaria (25.4 per cent), Czech Republic (34.6 per cent) and Romania (35%).

Just as at the end of 2017, the average public debt across the 28 EU countries amounted to 81,6%, and among Eurozone countries – 86,7%.

The public debts of the EU countries in the past year decreased.

The average budget deficit in the EU amounted to at the end of 2017 1% compared with 1.6% at the end of 2016.

U.S. national debt exceeded $21 trillion

Recall that the total public debt of Ukraine in February 2018, an increase of 0.7%, or $ 0.54 billion to 76,76 billion.

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