Euro Area recorded a government debt equivalent to 87.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.

Government Debt to GDP in the Euro Area averaged 77.31 percent from 1995 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 93 percent in 2015 and a record low of 65 percent in 2007. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Government Debt to GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Eurostat

Government Debt to GDP in Euro Area is expected to be 86.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Euro Area Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 83.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Euro Area Government Debt to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
87.90 89.80 93.00 65.00 1995 - 2018 percent Yearly

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-23 09:00 AM 2017 86.7% 89%
2019-04-23 09:00 AM 2018 85.1% 87.1% 85.9%
2020-04-22 09:00 AM 2019 86%

Euro Area Government Debt to GDP
Generally, Government debt as a percent of GDP is used by investors to measure a country ability to make future payments on its debt, thus affecting the country borrowing costs and government bond yields.

Euro Area Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 87.90 89.80 93.00 65.00 percent [+]
Government Budget -0.50 -0.90 -0.50 -7.40 percent of GDP [+]
Government Spending 580.25 577.99 580.25 401.12 EUR Billion [+]
Government Spending to GDP 46.80 47.00 52.80 45.40 percent [+]
Government Debt 9859512.70 9760551.00 9859512.70 4072618.10 EUR Million [+]
Credit Rating 13.59 [+]