Gross debt in Greece
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 Greece in the period from 1998 to 2019 was between 128.6 billion and 495.9 billion USD. The hightest level within the past 21 years was reached in 2011. However, the liabilities in 2019 have been only 370.64 billion USD
Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Greece a debt of 34,586 USD per person. For comparison: The average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 32,667 USD.Back to overview: Greece
Gross debt of the last 21 years in billion USD
Comparison of the gross debt per capita with the European Union in Euro Greece European Union
Budget deficit in Greece
The budget deficit of a country is the result of all its claims and liabilities. This includes incomes and expenses, repayments and building of new debts in other countries, but also domestic positions of the government, such as social insurances, local authorities and communities. It is the financial balance of the economic accounts. In simple terms: If a country at the end of the year has more money, than at at the beginning, it is a surplus - it is less, it is called deficit.
The budget balance in Greece in the period between 2000 and 2019 varied between -50.19 billion Euro and +3.13 billion Euro. In 2019 was reached a balance of 3.13 billion Euro.
In ratio to population, this equals a surplus of 292 Euro per capita in Greece. For comparison, the average debt per capita in the European Union was in the same year at 332 Euro.
Budget deficit and surplus in the last 19 years(negative numbers = deficit)