household debts in New Zealand

Gross debt in New Zealand

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

The government debt in the period from 1991 to 2021 was between 15.2 billion and 127.0 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 127 billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 24,799 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 30 years in billion USD

YearNew Zealand total% of GDPper capitaEU per capita
199124.80 bn USD58.01%7,094 USD6,198 USD
199224.43 bn USD58.66%6,918 USD7,328 USD
199527.78 bn USD43.47%7,563 USD12,276 USD
199626.14 bn USD37.26%7,003 USD13,038 USD
199722.89 bn USD34.65%6,054 USD11,925 USD
199819.39 bn USD34.48%5,081 USD11,978 USD
199918.80 bn USD32.00%4,903 USD11,204 USD
200015.80 bn USD30.03%4,096 USD9,175 USD
200115.17 bn USD28.16%3,909 USD9,104 USD
200217.59 bn USD26.40%4,454 USD10,039 USD
200321.81 bn USD24.72%5,416 USD12,356 USD
200423.38 bn USD22.51%5,721 USD14,056 USD
200523.84 bn USD20.78%5,767 USD14,655 USD
200620.52 bn USD18.40%4,905 USD15,092 USD
200722.37 bn USD16.31%5,297 USD16,757 USD
200825.30 bn USD19.00%5,939 USD19,361 USD
200929.54 bn USD24.34%6,865 USD20,190 USD
201043.48 bn USD29.68%9,994 USD21,506 USD
201158.44 bn USD34.72%13,330 USD24,311 USD
201262.96 bn USD35.73%14,282 USD23,897 USD
201366.00 bn USD34.57%14,859 USD26,085 USD
201468.80 bn USD34.18%15,234 USD26,871 USD
201560.90 bn USD34.20%13,212 USD22,892 USD
201663.00 bn USD33.36%13,365 USD23,468 USD
201764.31 bn USD31.12%13,360 USD24,441 USD
201859.55 bn USD28.09%12,151 USD26,205 USD
201967.87 bn USD31.80%13,630 USD25,151 USD
202091.38 bn USD43.16%17,953 USD28,902 USD
2021127.04 bn USD50.84%24,799 USD31,701 USD

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

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