Switzerland recorded a government debt equivalent to 27.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Government Debt to GDP in Switzerland averaged 36.68 percent from 1982 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 48.90 percent in 1998 and a record low of 25.10 percent in 1982.

Government Debt to GDP in Switzerland is expected to be 26.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Switzerland Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 25.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 27.70 29.30 48.90 25.10 percent [+]
Government Budget 1.30 1.20 1.90 -3.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value 2176.00 1373.00 11751.00 -18294.00 CHF Million [+]
Government Spending 19989.06 19965.60 19989.06 9778.01 CHF Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 32.50 33.00 34.70 28.20 percent [+]
Government Revenues 227553.00 223705.00 227553.00 46464.00 CHF Million [+]
Government Debt 192446.00 197684.00 245923.00 76818.00 CHF Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 224309.00 221715.00 224309.00 47240.00 CHF Million [+]
Credit Rating 100.00 [+]
Military Expenditure 4713.00 4628.00 7429.00 3634.00 USD Million [+]
Asylum Applications 880.00 1085.00 5555.00 750.00 persons [+]


Switzerland 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 - Switzerland Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Government Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
27.70 29.30 48.90 25.10 1982 - 2018 percent Yearly




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