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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 2020 was between 4.9 billion and 31.1 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 31 billion US Dollar was reached in 2020.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 9,072 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




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 USD11,232 USD
20017.45 bn USD2,242 USD11,255 USD
200211.48 bn USD3,450 USD12,258 USD
200310.43 bn USD3,137 USD15,286 USD
20049.54 bn USD2,874 USD17,595 USD
200510.89 bn USD3,278 USD18,327 USD
200611.23 bn USD3,376 USD18,877 USD
200711.43 bn USD3,430 USD20,898 USD
200814.61 bn USD4,374 USD24,086 USD
200913.16 bn USD3,930 USD25,361 USD
201014.89 bn USD4,433 USD26,496 USD
201117.62 bn USD5,231 USD29,231 USD
201218.29 bn USD5,412 USD28,174 USD
201320.59 bn USD6,076 USD29,981 USD
201420.90 bn USD6,147 USD30,648 USD
201523.41 bn USD6,880 USD25,918 USD
201624.82 bn USD7,270 USD26,261 USD
201728.26 bn USD8,257 USD27,024 USD
201830.12 bn USD8,789 USD28,448 USD
201930.19 bn USD8,805 USD27,168 USD
202031.11 bn USD9,072 USD30,783 USD


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



      Uruguay       European Union


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