household debts in Israel

Gross debt in Israel

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 Israel in the period from 1998 to 2021 was between 98.9 billion and 323.2 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 323 billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 34,517 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

YearIsrael totalIsrael per capitaEU per capita
1998104.02 bn USD17,421 USD14,079 USD
199998.88 bn USD16,143 USD14,032 USD
200099.60 bn USD15,837 USD11,241 USD
2001103.39 bn USD16,056 USD11,263 USD
2002103.09 bn USD15,691 USD12,266 USD
2003111.13 bn USD16,612 USD15,295 USD
2004116.96 bn USD17,177 USD17,606 USD
2005119.14 bn USD17,192 USD18,337 USD
2006116.95 bn USD16,580 USD18,887 USD
2007124.00 bn USD17,270 USD20,910 USD
2008149.31 bn USD20,428 USD24,100 USD
2009148.69 bn USD19,863 USD25,376 USD
2010159.43 bn USD20,913 USD26,515 USD
2011173.48 bn USD22,339 USD29,254 USD
2012170.16 bn USD21,510 USD28,198 USD
2013190.45 bn USD23,631 USD30,008 USD
2014198.00 bn USD24,100 USD30,677 USD
2015187.02 bn USD22,317 USD25,944 USD
2016192.65 bn USD22,543 USD26,287 USD
2017207.57 bn USD23,822 USD27,108 USD
2018219.59 bn USD24,721 USD28,543 USD
2019230.94 bn USD25,507 USD27,264 USD
2020285.81 bn USD31,015 USD30,919 USD
2021323.22 bn USD34,517 USD33,827 USD

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

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