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South Korea External and Government Debt

South Korea National Debt Data

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 37.7 % 2019
External Debt 542448 USD Million | 542.448 B USD 4Q/20


Latest data on Government Debt to GDP (%)

Government Debt to GDP
                     South Korea - Historical Data (%)

What is South Korea Government Debt to GDP Ratio?

  • Government Debt to GDP in South Korea increased to 37.7 % in 2019. The maximum level was 39.9 % and minimum was 8.24 %
  • Data published Yearly by Ministry of Strategy and Finance.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
37.7 2019 14.10.2020
36.6 2018 06.05.2019
38.6 2017 23.04.2019
38.6 2016 11.08.2017
37.8 2015 31.12.2015
35.9 2014 31.12.2014
33.76 2013 31.12.2013
32.13 2012 31.12.2012


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Government Debt to GDP in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mun Jaei-n 10.05.2017 - 38.6000 38.0000 38.6000 38.0000 -1.55%
Park Geun-hye 25.02.2013 - 10.05.2017 33.7600 38.6000 38.6000 33.7600 14.34%
Lee Myung-bak 25.02.2008 - 25.02.2013 28.1600 32.1300 32.1300 28.1600 14.10%
Roh Moo-hyun 25.02.2003 - 25.02.2008 20.4500 28.6500 29.2700 20.4500 40.10%
Kim Dae-jung 25.02.1998 - 25.02.2003 14.6700 17.5500 17.7000 14.6700 19.63%
Kim Youngs-am 25.02.1993 - 25.02.1998 11.4100 10.2400 11.4100 8.2400 -10.25%
Roh Tae-woo 25.02.1988 - 25.02.1993 13.3700 12.2100 13.3700 12.2100 -8.68%


Latest data on External Debt (USD Million)

External Debt
                     South Korea - Historical Data (USD Million)

What is external debt of South Korea?

  • External Debt in South Korea increased to 542448 USD Million (542.448 B USD) in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum debt was 542448 USD Million and minimum was 80766 USD Million
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
542448 4Q/20 20.02.2021
510961 3Q/20 21.11.2020
503055 2Q/20 22.08.2020
485815 1Q/20 23.05.2020
466979 4Q/19 22.02.2020
458200 3Q/19 24.11.2019
462062 2Q/19 29.10.2019
440584.594 1Q/19 25.05.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (USD Million)

External Debt in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mun Jaei-n 10.05.2017 - 407340.6900 433886.6900 433886.6900 405686.5000 6.52%
Park Geun-hye 25.02.2013 - 10.05.2017 409259.5000 405686.5000 452718.0000 380948.9100 -0.87%
Lee Myung-bak 25.02.2008 - 25.02.2013 361560.5900 408928.0000 416741.6900 305559.9100 13.10%
Roh Moo-hyun 25.02.2003 - 25.02.2008 135066.8000 338706.8100 338706.8100 135066.8000 150.77%
Kim Dae-jung 25.02.1998 - 25.02.2003 158401.7000 128670.0000 159940.7000 116037.8000 -18.77%
Kim Youngs-am 25.02.1993 - 25.02.1998 80766.4000 161619.8000 164209.9100 80766.4000 100.11%

Other budget indicators in South Korea

Index Updated Actual Previous
Fiscal Expenditure  Feb/21 94.344 B USD 46.466
Government Budget to GDP 2019 -2.6 % -0.6
Military Expenditure 2019 46.281 B USD 43.07

Government Debt to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 31.7 % 29.6
Jordan 2019 92.4 % 89.7
Kyrgyzstan 2020 68.1 % 54.1
Mongolia 2018 55 % 66
Nepal 2019 30.2 % 30.4
Palestine 2019 16.4 % 14.6
Tajikistan 2020 47.77 % 43.1
Cambodia 2020 31.5 % 28.6
China 2020 66.8 % 57.1
Georgia 2020 62.4 % 41.2
India 2019 69.62 % 69.8
Israel 2020 71.1 % 58.5
Pakistan 2020 87 % 86
South Korea 2019 37.7 % 36.6
Taiwan 2019 28.2 % 29.3
Vietnam 2020 46.7 % 43.5
Maldives 2019 24.7 % 26.6
Armenia 2019 45.6 % 48.49
Hong Kong 2016 38.4 % 37
Indonesia 2020 38.5 % 30.5
Japan 2019 237 % 238
Kazakhstan 2020 23.4 % 19.9
Lebanon 2020 172 % 174
Malaysia 2019 52.7 % 51.2
Philippines 2019 41.5 % 41.8
Qatar 2020 71.8 % 65.8
Singapore 2020 131 % 126
Sri Lanka 2019 86.8 % 83.7
Thailand 2020 50.5 % 41.1
Oman 2019 55.9 % 47.5
Iran 2020 45.4 % 44.7
Laos 2019 52.64 % 51.41
Azerbaijan 2020 20.1 % 17.7
Kuwait 2020 11.5 % 11.8
Saudi Arabia 2019 22.8 % 19
Bahrain 2020 128 % 103
United Arab Emirates 2020 36.9 % 27.3
Yemen 2020 81.7 % 76.5
Turkmenistan 2020 30.9 % 32.8
Uzbekistan 2019 20.4 % 19.97
Iraq 2020 68.3 % 46.9
Syria 2010 30.01 % 31.21
Afghanistan 2020 7.8 % 6.1
Bhutan 2019 122 % 112
Brunei 2020 3.2 % 2.6
Mauritius 2019 64.6 % 63.4