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Gross debt in Qatar

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

The gross debt in Qatar in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 7.5 billion and 109.8 billion USD. The hightest level within the past 22 years was reached in 2019. However, the liabilities in 2020 have been only 104 billion USD

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Qatar a debt of 36,137 USD per person. For comparison: The average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 30,780 USD.


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Gross debt of the last 22 years in billion USD




YearQatar totalQatar per capitaEU per capita
19987.85 bn USD14,236 USD12,387 USD
199910.14 bn USD17,780 USD12,342 USD
20009.16 bn USD15,467 USD9,877 USD
200110.39 bn USD16,889 USD9,894 USD
20029.23 bn USD14,402 USD10,773 USD
20039.13 bn USD13,389 USD13,433 USD
20049.54 bn USD12,663 USD15,459 USD
20058.52 bn USD9,841 USD16,095 USD
20068.49 bn USD8,303 USD16,570 USD
20077.47 bn USD6,127 USD18,334 USD
200813.09 bn USD9,112 USD21,119 USD
200935.19 bn USD21,262 USD22,222 USD
201038.07 bn USD20,508 USD26,496 USD
201156.16 bn USD27,586 USD29,231 USD
201260.01 bn USD27,325 USD28,064 USD
201361.37 bn USD26,266 USD29,836 USD
201451.37 bn USD20,891 USD30,512 USD
201557.49 bn USD22,408 USD25,813 USD
201670.87 bn USD26,699 USD26,165 USD
201783.08 bn USD30,490 USD26,931 USD
201895.66 bn USD34,389 USD28,362 USD
2019109.84 bn USD38,784 USD27,095 USD
2020104.11 bn USD36,137 USD30,780 USD


Comparison of the gross debt per capita with the European Union in Euro



      Qatar       European Union


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