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Japan External and Government Debt

Japan National Debt Data

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 264 % 2022
External Debt 566525 JPY Billion | 4038.382 B USD 4Q/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 264 % in 2022. The maximum level was 266 % and minimum was 50.6 %
  • Data published Yearly by Ministry of Finance.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
264 2022 04.05.2023
262 2021 16.11.2022
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


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 decreased to 566525 JPY Billion (4038.382 B USD) in the forth 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
566525 4Q/22 11.03.2023
607328 3Q/22 10.12.2022
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


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 2022 -6.4 % -5.1
Military Expenditure 2021 54.124 B USD 51.971

Government Debt to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 33.9 % 32.1
Jordan 2021 89.4 % 85.4
Kyrgyzstan 2021 60.3 % 68.1
Mongolia 2021 56 % 66
Nepal 2022 41.4 % 40.6
Palestine 2021 21.3 % 23.5
Tajikistan 2022 34.6 % 42.5
Cambodia 2022 36.8 % 36.3
China 2022 76.9 % 71.5
Georgia 2022 41.3 % 57.1
India 2021 89.26 % 89.41
Israel 2022 60.9 % 68
Pakistan 2021 84 % 88
South Korea 2022 49.6 % 46.9
Taiwan 2019 28.2 % 29.3
Vietnam 2021 39.6 % 41.8
Maldives 2022 57.9 % 57.5
Armenia 2021 60.25 % 63.48
Hong Kong 2016 38.4 % 37
Indonesia 2022 40.9 % 41.2
Japan 2022 264 % 262
Kazakhstan 2022 24.4 % 27.4
Lebanon 2020 172 % 174
Malaysia 2022 60.4 % 63.4
Philippines 2022 60.9 % 60.4
Qatar 2022 46.9 % 58.4
Singapore 2021 160 % 131
Sri Lanka 2022 114 % 100
Thailand 2022 60.96 % 59.61
Oman 2021 61.3 % 67.9
Iran 2022 34 % 42.4
Laos 2021 53.81 % 55.94
Azerbaijan 2022 11.7 % 18.2
Kuwait 2022 7.1 % 8.7
Saudi Arabia 2021 30 % 32.5
Bahrain 2022 120 % 128
United Arab Emirates 2021 38.3 % 36.9
Yemen 2022 68.66 % 63.1
Turkmenistan 2022 8 % 11
Uzbekistan 2021 38 % 40.4
Iraq 2022 36.7 % 59.1
Syria 2010 30.01 % 31.21
Afghanistan 2020 7.4 % 6.1
Bhutan 2022 125 % 132
Brunei 2022 1.9 % 2.5
Mauritius 2021 86 % 92