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Japan External and Government Debt

Japan National Debt Data

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 266 % 2020
External Debt 591755 JPY Billion | 4093.924 B USD 2Q/22


Latest data on Government Debt to GDP (%)

Government Debt to GDP
                     Japan - Historical Data (%)

What is Japan Government Debt to GDP Ratio?

  • Government Debt to GDP in Japan increased to 266 % in 2020. The maximum level was 266 % and minimum was 50.6 %
  • Data published Yearly by Ministry of Finance.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
266 2020 20.04.2021
237 2019 28.07.2020
238 2018 29.10.2019
253 2017 20.03.2018
250.4 2016 11.08.2017
248 2015 31.12.2015
249.1 2014 31.12.2014
244.5 2013 31.12.2013


Historical Chart by governors (%)

Government Debt to GDP in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Haruhiko Kuroda 20.03.2013 - 244.5000 250.4000 250.4000 244.5000 2.41%
Masaaki Shirakawa 09.04.2008 - 20.03.2013 191.8000 238.0000 238.0000 191.8000 24.09%
Toshihiko Fukui 20.03.2003 - 19.03.2008 169.6000 183.0000 186.4000 169.6000 7.90%
Masaru Hayami 20.03.1998 - 20.03.2003 113.2000 164.0000 164.0000 113.2000 44.88%
Yasuo Matsushita 17.12.1994 - 20.03.1998 83.3000 100.5000 100.5000 83.3000 20.65%


Latest data on External Debt (JPY Billion)

External Debt
                     Japan - Historical Data (JPY Billion)

What is external debt of Japan?

  • External Debt in Japan increased to 591755 JPY Billion (4093.924 B USD) in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum debt was 518941 JPY Billion and minimum was 141743 JPY Billion
  • Data published Quarterly by Ministry of Finance.

Historical Data (JPY Billion) by years

Data
Period
Date
591755 2Q/22 10.09.2022
559569 1Q/22 11.06.2022
530973 4Q/21 12.03.2022
529795 3Q/21 18.01.2022
508031 2Q/21 11.09.2021
518941 1Q/21 12.06.2021
495234 4Q/20 13.03.2021
501500 3Q/20 12.12.2020


Historical Chart by governors (JPY Billion)

External Debt in Japan by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Haruhiko Kuroda 20.03.2013 - 266128.0000 413448.0000 413448.0000 266128.0000 55.36%
Masaaki Shirakawa 09.04.2008 - 20.03.2013 207521.0000 261757.0000 261757.0000 190217.0000 26.14%
Toshihiko Fukui 20.03.2003 - 19.03.2008 144505.0000 201530.0000 201530.0000 141743.0000 39.46%

Other budget indicators in Japan

Index Updated Actual Previous
Government Budget to GDP 2020 -12.6 % -3.1
Military Expenditure 2020 48.16 B USD 47.609

Government Debt to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 31.7 % 29.6
Jordan 2021 89.4 % 85.4
Kyrgyzstan 2021 60.3 % 68.1
Mongolia 2020 66 % 57
Nepal 2020 37.7 % 30.2
Palestine 2021 21.3 % 23.5
Tajikistan 2021 53.67 % 47.77
Cambodia 2021 38.7 % 34.3
China 2020 66.8 % 57.1
Georgia 2021 57.1 % 62.4
India 2020 73.95 % 73.72
Israel 2021 68.8 % 71.7
Pakistan 2021 84 % 88
South Korea 2020 42.6 % 36.4
Taiwan 2019 28.2 % 29.3
Vietnam 2020 46.7 % 43.5
Maldives 2021 66.6 % 86.2
Armenia 2020 62.79 % 49.91
Hong Kong 2016 38.4 % 37
Indonesia 2020 38.5 % 30.5
Japan 2020 266 % 238
Kazakhstan 2021 27.4 % 23.4
Lebanon 2020 172 % 174
Malaysia 2021 63.3 % 62.1
Philippines 2021 60.4 % 54.6
Qatar 2020 71.8 % 65.8
Singapore 2020 131 % 126
Sri Lanka 2020 101 % 86.8
Thailand 2021 59.61 % 50.5
Oman 2019 55.9 % 47.5
Iran 2021 41.5 % 45.4
Laos 2020 55.66 % 53.08
Azerbaijan 2021 18.2 % 20.1
Kuwait 2021 8.7 % 11.7
Saudi Arabia 2020 32.5 % 22.8
Bahrain 2020 128 % 103
United Arab Emirates 2021 38.3 % 36.9
Yemen 2021 63.1 % 84.2
Turkmenistan 2020 30.9 % 32.8
Uzbekistan 2021 38 % 40.4
Iraq 2021 59.3 % 84.2
Syria 2010 30.01 % 31.21
Afghanistan 2020 7.8 % 6.1
Bhutan 2021 135 % 131
Brunei 2021 1.8 % 2.9
Mauritius 2021 89 % 73.4