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household debts in Mexico

Gross debt in Mexico

The government gross debt refers to the total of all sums of money that have to be paid to other countries, communities or institutions. Not included in the gross debt are the demands of a country to foreign ones.

The gross debt in Mexico in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 117.1 billion and 458.5 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 459 billion US Dollar was reached in 2020.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 3,639 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 30,783 USD.


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Gross debt of the last 22 years in billion USD




YearMexico totalMexico per capitaEU per capita
1998117.11 bn USD1,219 USD14,079 USD
1999122.96 bn USD1,261 USD14,032 USD
2000134.99 bn USD1,365 USD11,232 USD
2001139.84 bn USD1,394 USD11,255 USD
2002155.79 bn USD1,532 USD12,258 USD
2003154.57 bn USD1,499 USD15,286 USD
2004157.37 bn USD1,506 USD17,595 USD
2005171.71 bn USD1,620 USD18,327 USD
2006195.34 bn USD1,816 USD18,877 USD
2007215.53 bn USD1,974 USD20,898 USD
2008266.52 bn USD2,405 USD24,086 USD
2009247.07 bn USD2,197 USD25,361 USD
2010284.50 bn USD2,494 USD26,496 USD
2011326.49 bn USD2,822 USD29,231 USD
2012338.13 bn USD2,883 USD28,174 USD
2013392.03 bn USD3,299 USD29,981 USD
2014429.04 bn USD3,565 USD30,648 USD
2015409.83 bn USD3,411 USD25,918 USD
2016399.05 bn USD3,284 USD26,261 USD
2017408.01 bn USD3,321 USD27,024 USD
2018432.12 bn USD3,484 USD28,448 USD
2019458.32 bn USD3,664 USD27,168 USD
2020458.54 bn USD3,639 USD30,783 USD


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



      Mexico       European Union


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