household debts in Uruguay

Gross debt in Uruguay

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 Uruguay in the period from 1998 to 2021 was between 4.9 billion and 34.0 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 34 billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 9,934 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 33,827 USD.

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Gross debt of the last 23 years in billion USD

YearUruguay totalUruguay per capitaEU per capita
19984.94 bn USD1,501 USD14,079 USD
19995.21 bn USD1,575 USD14,032 USD
20006.20 bn USD1,869 USD11,241 USD
20017.45 bn USD2,242 USD11,263 USD
200211.48 bn USD3,450 USD12,266 USD
200310.43 bn USD3,137 USD15,295 USD
20049.54 bn USD2,874 USD17,606 USD
200510.89 bn USD3,278 USD18,337 USD
200611.23 bn USD3,376 USD18,887 USD
200711.43 bn USD3,430 USD20,910 USD
200814.61 bn USD4,374 USD24,100 USD
200913.16 bn USD3,930 USD25,376 USD
201014.89 bn USD4,433 USD26,515 USD
201117.62 bn USD5,231 USD29,254 USD
201218.29 bn USD5,412 USD28,198 USD
201320.59 bn USD6,076 USD30,008 USD
201420.90 bn USD6,147 USD30,677 USD
201523.41 bn USD6,880 USD25,944 USD
201624.82 bn USD7,270 USD26,287 USD
201728.26 bn USD8,257 USD27,108 USD
201830.12 bn USD8,789 USD28,543 USD
201930.19 bn USD8,805 USD27,264 USD
202031.15 bn USD9,083 USD30,919 USD
202134.04 bn USD9,934 USD33,827 USD

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

      Uruguay       European Union

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