France recorded a government debt equivalent to 98.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Government Debt to GDP in France averaged 58.73 percent from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 98.40 percent in 2017 and a record low of 20.70 percent in 1980.

Government Debt to GDP in France is expected to be 98.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the France Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 97.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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France Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 98.40 98.40 98.40 20.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -2.50 -2.80 1.50 -7.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -83.90 -67.20 -4.21 -148.80 EUR Billion [+]
Government Spending 136607.00 136345.00 136607.00 16868.00 EUR Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 56.00 56.40 57.20 45.20 percent [+]
Government Revenues 109.77 88.72 313.82 13.00 EUR Billion [+]
Government Debt 2315.30 2323.20 2323.20 683.50 EUR Billion [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 171.17 134.56 425.69 16.73 EUR Billion [+]
Military Expenditure 59542.00 60417.00 60417.00 15685.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 89.53 [+]
Asylum Applications 9625.00 8650.00 11380.00 2815.00 persons [+]


France 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. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Government Debt to GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Government Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
98.40 98.40 98.40 20.70 1980 - 2018 percent Yearly




Country Last Previous
Japan 253.00 Dec/17
Italy 132.20 Dec/18
Singapore 112.20 Dec/18
United States 106.10 Dec/18
France 98.40 Dec/18
Spain 97.10 Dec/18
Canada 90.60 Dec/18
Argentina 86.20 Dec/18
Euro Area 85.10 Dec/18
United Kingdom 84.70 Dec/18
Brazil 77.22 Dec/18
India 68.70 Dec/17
Germany 60.90 Dec/18
South Africa 55.80 Dec/18
Netherlands 52.40 Dec/18
China 50.50 Dec/18
Mexico 46.00 Dec/18
Australia 40.70 Dec/18
South Korea 36.60 Dec/18
Turkey 30.40 Dec/18
Indonesia 29.80 Dec/18
Switzerland 27.70 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 19.10 Dec/18
Russia 13.50 Dec/17


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