household debts in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Gross debt in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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 Bosnia and Herzegovina in the period from 1998 to 2021 was between 1.9 billion and 8.5 billion USD. The hightest level within the past 23 years was reached in 2014. However, the liabilities in 2021 have been only eight billion USD

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 2,531 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 33,695 USD.

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Gross debt of the last 23 years in billion USD

YearBosnia and Herzegovina totalBosnia and Herzegovina per capitaEU per capita
19982.24 bn USD600 USD14,079 USD
19992.63 bn USD701 USD14,032 USD
20001.93 bn USD515 USD11,232 USD
20012.04 bn USD544 USD11,255 USD
20022.10 bn USD558 USD12,258 USD
20032.35 bn USD624 USD15,286 USD
20042.59 bn USD688 USD17,595 USD
20052.86 bn USD761 USD18,327 USD
20062.73 bn USD726 USD18,877 USD
20072.95 bn USD785 USD20,898 USD
20085.90 bn USD1,572 USD24,086 USD
20096.18 bn USD1,653 USD25,361 USD
20107.01 bn USD1,892 USD26,496 USD
20117.37 bn USD2,014 USD29,231 USD
20127.27 bn USD2,016 USD28,174 USD
20137.72 bn USD2,180 USD29,981 USD
20148.51 bn USD2,444 USD30,648 USD
20157.38 bn USD2,094 USD25,918 USD
20167.46 bn USD2,142 USD26,261 USD
20176.86 bn USD1,994 USD27,024 USD
20186.92 bn USD2,034 USD28,448 USD
20196.57 bn USD1,955 USD27,168 USD
20207.29 bn USD2,196 USD30,783 USD
20218.28 bn USD2,531 USD33,695 USD

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

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