household debts in Iran

Gross debt in Iran

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

The government debt in the period from 1995 to 2021 was between 24.3 billion and 219.4 billion USD. The highest level within the past 26 years was reached in 2016. However, the liabilities in 2021 have been only 153 billion USD

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 1,735 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 26 years in billion USD

YearIran total% of GDPper capitaEU per capita
199530.05 bn USD31.16%489 USD12,276 USD
199643.12 bn USD35.81%692 USD13,038 USD
199742.93 bn USD37.68%680 USD11,925 USD
199839.88 bn USD36.16%623 USD11,978 USD
199930.87 bn USD27.12%476 USD11,204 USD
200024.28 bn USD22.15%370 USD9,175 USD
200132.49 bn USD25.61%489 USD9,104 USD
200236.70 bn USD28.53%545 USD10,039 USD
200341.13 bn USD26.79%604 USD12,356 USD
200448.87 bn USD25.71%709 USD14,056 USD
200550.22 bn USD22.18%720 USD14,655 USD
200648.56 bn USD18.24%688 USD15,092 USD
200756.20 bn USD16.06%788 USD16,757 USD
200851.02 bn USD12.37%707 USD19,361 USD
200955.29 bn USD13.28%758 USD20,190 USD
201071.84 bn USD14.76%974 USD21,506 USD
201171.20 bn USD12.26%954 USD24,311 USD
201281.22 bn USD13.56%1,075 USD23,897 USD
201354.12 bn USD11.76%708 USD26,085 USD
201457.95 bn USD12.59%748 USD26,871 USD
2015151.13 bn USD37.02%1,848 USD22,892 USD
2016219.38 bn USD47.90%2,633 USD23,468 USD
2017219.20 bn USD45.04%2,594 USD24,441 USD
2018134.51 bn USD40.55%1,571 USD26,205 USD
2019121.17 bn USD42.70%1,400 USD25,151 USD
2020105.68 bn USD44.08%1,211 USD28,902 USD
2021152.53 bn USD42.40%1,735 USD31,701 USD

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

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