Euro Area recorded a government debt equivalent to 84.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2019. source: Eurostat

Government Debt to GDP in the Euro Area averaged 77.94 percent from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 92.80 percent in 2014 and a record low of 65.90 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. Euro Area Government Debt to GDP - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020.

Government Debt to GDP in Euro Area is expected to reach 102.00 percent by the end of 2020, 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 98.00 percent in 2021 and 92.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Euro Area Government Debt to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
84.10 85.80 92.80 65.90 1995 - 2019 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 84.1% 85.8% 82%

Euro Area Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 84.10 85.80 92.80 65.90 percent [+]
Government Budget -0.60 -0.50 -0.50 -7.30 percent of GDP [+]
Government Spending 564.21 579.29 583.47 401.63 EUR Billion [+]
Government Spending to GDP 47.10 47.00 52.90 45.60 percent [+]
Government Debt 10022826.20 9931157.60 10022826.20 4102271.80 EUR Million [+]
Credit Rating 13.59 [+]

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.