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Gross debt in Guatemala

The government debt of Guatemala refers to the debt of the state proper, but not its federal states, municipalities and institutions.

The government debt in the period from 1991 to 2021 was between 3.0 billion and 26.5 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 26 billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 1,547 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 31,701 USD.

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Gross debt of the last 30 years in billion USD

YearGuatemala total% of GDPper capitaEU per capita
19913.23 bn USD34.34%347 USD6,198 USD
19923.14 bn USD30.06%329 USD7,328 USD
19953.08 bn USD21.01%299 USD12,276 USD
19963.01 bn USD19.22%286 USD13,038 USD
19973.28 bn USD18.46%304 USD11,925 USD
19983.68 bn USD18.96%333 USD11,978 USD
19994.03 bn USD21.99%356 USD11,204 USD
20003.98 bn USD20.65%344 USD9,175 USD
20013.88 bn USD21.10%327 USD9,104 USD
20023.83 bn USD18.76%316 USD10,039 USD
20034.60 bn USD21.32%370 USD12,356 USD
20045.06 bn USD21.47%399 USD14,056 USD
20055.57 bn USD20.78%430 USD14,655 USD
20066.28 bn USD21.11%475 USD15,092 USD
20077.05 bn USD21.00%523 USD16,757 USD
20087.63 bn USD19.82%555 USD19,361 USD
20098.60 bn USD23.15%614 USD20,190 USD
20109.90 bn USD24.33%694 USD21,506 USD
201111.27 bn USD24.04%776 USD24,311 USD
201212.30 bn USD24.80%832 USD23,897 USD
201313.34 bn USD25.18%887 USD26,085 USD
201414.34 bn USD24.79%937 USD26,871 USD
201515.50 bn USD24.92%995 USD22,892 USD
201616.54 bn USD25.03%1,045 USD23,468 USD
201718.02 bn USD25.15%1,120 USD24,441 USD
201819.42 bn USD26.48%1,188 USD26,205 USD
201920.44 bn USD26.49%1,231 USD25,151 USD
202024.50 bn USD31.56%1,453 USD28,902 USD
202126.46 bn USD30.77%1,547 USD31,701 USD

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

      Guatemala       European Union

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