household debts in Colombia

Gross debt in Colombia

General government debt of Colombia refers to the debts of the state, their states and municipalities, and also of public sector institutions such as social security funds.

The government debt in the period from 2000 to 2021 was between 37.9 billion and 203.1 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 203 billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 3,943 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 35,341 USD.

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Gross debt of the last 21 years in billion USD

YearColombia total% of GDPper capitaEU per capita
200037.94 bn USD37.99%957 USD10,328 USD
200140.36 bn USD41.10%1,003 USD10,404 USD
200246.58 bn USD47.55%1,139 USD11,368 USD
200342.63 bn USD45.04%1,028 USD14,148 USD
200448.57 bn USD41.48%1,154 USD16,162 USD
200556.11 bn USD38.53%1,316 USD16,918 USD
200658.13 bn USD35.97%1,346 USD17,549 USD
200767.35 bn USD32.66%1,540 USD19,574 USD
200878.43 bn USD32.38%1,772 USD22,721 USD
200982.24 bn USD35.39%1,838 USD23,701 USD
2010104.59 bn USD36.50%2,313 USD25,145 USD
2011119.85 bn USD35.78%2,625 USD28,417 USD
2012125.99 bn USD33.97%2,734 USD27,784 USD
2013143.65 bn USD37.59%3,089 USD30,021 USD
2014165.09 bn USD43.32%3,515 USD30,832 USD
2015147.97 bn USD50.42%3,140 USD26,170 USD
2016140.84 bn USD49.80%2,957 USD26,655 USD
2017154.18 bn USD49.44%3,189 USD27,535 USD
2018179.08 bn USD53.58%3,634 USD29,172 USD
2019169.31 bn USD52.40%3,374 USD27,927 USD
2020177.47 bn USD65.66%3,485 USD32,227 USD
2021203.15 bn USD64.60%3,943 USD35,341 USD

Comparison of gross debt per capita with the European Union in U.S. dollars

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