Japan Total Debt: % of GDP

1998 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Japan Total Debt: % of GDP

  • Japan Total Debt accounted for 1,359.7 % of the country's GDP in 2022, compared with the ratio of 1,341.7 % in the previous quarter.
  • Japan Total Debt: % of GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Jun 1998 to Mar 2022.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 1,359.7 % in Mar 2022 and a record low of 892.0 % in Jun 1998.

CEIC calculates quarterly Total Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Total Debt and quarterly Nominal GDP. Total Debt is calculated as Total Liabilities less Equity & Investment Fund Shares and Financial Derivatives for Financial Corporations, Non Financial Corporations, General Government, Households and NPISH sectors. The Bank of Japan provides Total Debt in local currency. Economic and Social Research Institute provides Nominal GDP in local currency.

View Japan's Total Debt: % of GDP from Jun 1998 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

Japan Total Debt: % of GDP

What was Japan's Total Debt: % of GDP in Mar 2022?

Japan Total Debt accounted for 1,359.7 % of the country's GDP in 2022, compared with the ratio of 1,341.7 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1,359.7 Mar 2022 1,341.7 Dec 2021 892.0 Jun 1998 1,359.7 Mar 2022 % quarterly Jun 1998 - Mar 2022

Total Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Australia (%) 97.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1988 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) 612.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 791.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1998 - Mar 2022
Bulgaria (%) 407.6 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Canada (%) 926.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Croatia (%) 485.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 1,567.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Czech Republic (%) 419.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 953.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Estonia (%) 376.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 820.9 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Finland (%) 677.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
France (%) 1,030.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) 659.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Greece (%) 660.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) 463.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 784.4 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Ireland (%) 1,126.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2021
Italy (%) 703.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Japan (%) 1,359.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1998 - Mar 2022
South Korea (%) 760.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Latvia (%) 349.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Lithuania (%) 331.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) 7,603.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (%) 349.7 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Malta (%) 1,401.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 110.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Netherlands (%) 1,123.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 587.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Norway (%) 569.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2022
Poland (%) 323.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 598.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Romania (%) 249.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (%) 483.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2012 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (%) 369.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) -323.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Sweden (%) 822.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (%) 1,039.4 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Taiwan (%) 899.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Turkey (%) 383.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Mar 2022
Ukraine (%) 298.1 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
United Kingdom (%) 1,065.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Mar 2022
United States (%) 791.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1951 - Jun 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.5 2023 yearly 1996 - 2023
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -639,152.092 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 41,937.856 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1983 - Aug 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 15.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1983 - Jun 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 9,454,935.8 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 1982 - Jul 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 231.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (JPY bn) 224,526.788 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (JPY bn) 1,560,226.440 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (JPY bn) 208,091.009 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
GG: REV: TS: Taxes on Goods & Services (TGS) (JPY bn) 38,739.200 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
GG: Net Acquisition of Nonfinancial Assets (JPY bn) 5,326.200 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
General Government (GG): Revenue (JPY bn) 197,955.100 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
GG: Expenses (JPY bn) 246,441.900 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
GG: Revenue: Social Contributions (JPY bn) 73,764.000 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
GG: REV: TS: Taxes on Income, Profits, & Capital Gains(TIPC) (JPY bn) 53,996.500 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
GG: Net Operating Balance (JPY bn) -29,641.900 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
GG: Revenue: Grants (JPY bn) 0.500 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Central Government Operations: Expenditure (JPY hm) 436,335.242 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Central Government Operations: Revenue (JPY hm) 218,454.488 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Central Government Operations: Balance (Deficit/Surplus) (JPY hm) -217,880.754 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.828 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -17,528.5 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Aug 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 61,936.0 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Aug 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 19.4 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1996 - Aug 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 2,006,515.929 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 4,922,468.507 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,898,555.028 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 79,464.5 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Aug 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 47.0 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1996 - Aug 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 18,963,096.011 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 19,054,122.473 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 11,378.187 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 7,893.224 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 1960 - Aug 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 11,924.544 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 16,189.166 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 1960 - Aug 2022
Trade Balance: sa (JPY bn) -2,371.320 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Aug 2022
Imports: sa (JPY bn) 10,750.235 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Aug 2022
Exports: sa (JPY bn) 8,378.915 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Aug 2022
Exports: MTE: Electrical Machinery (EM) (JPY bn) 1,392.828 Aug 2022 monthly May 1994 - Aug 2022
Exports: MTE: Machinery (MY) (JPY bn) 1,520.242 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 1991 - Aug 2022
Exports: Manufactured Goods (MG) (JPY bn) 946.568 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Aug 2022
Exports: MTE: Transport Equipment (TE) (JPY bn) 1,508.146 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 1991 - Aug 2022
Exports: Chemicals (CS) (JPY bn) 989.140 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1984 - Aug 2022
Exports Unit Value Index: Fisher Formula (FF): Total (2015=100) 100.40 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2018
Imports Unit Value Index: FF: Fisher Formula (FF): Total (2015=100) 101.17 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2018
Exports Quantum Index (2015=100) 106.65 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2018
Imports Quantum Index: China (2015=100) 104.22 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2018
Imports Quantum Index: USA (2015=100) 106.43 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 7,496.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -4,601.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,294.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 40,747.099 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 12,674.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 28,072.861 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 4,361,081.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 97.9 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 3,112,792.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 66.7 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 1,359.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1998 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 202.021 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 3,307,929.183 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2010 - Jun 2022
BoP: CA: Primary Income (JPY bn) 2,433.241 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: Capital Account (JPY bn) -10.331 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: CA: G&S: Services (JPY bn) -790.792 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: Current Account (CA) (JPY bn) 229.043 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment (JPY bn) -12,672.169 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (JPY bn) -700.929 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: CA: G&S: Goods: Imports (JPY bn) 9,795.908 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: FA: Direct Investment (JPY bn) 711.092 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income (JPY bn) -201.251 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: CA: G&S: Goods: Exports (JPY bn) 8,583.753 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: FA: Reserve Assets (JPY bn) 54.266 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: CA: G&S: Goods (JPY bn) -1,212.155 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (JPY bn) -919.640 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: CA: G&S: Services (SS): Total: Credit (CR) (JPY bn) 1,524.679 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: CA: G&S: Services (SS): Total: Debit (DR) (JPY bn) 2,315.472 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: FA: DI: Liabilities (Lia) (JPY bn) 313.722 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: FA: DI: Assets (Ass) (JPY bn) 1,024.814 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Goods: Net (JPY bn) -1,808.720 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: sa: Current Account (CA): Net (JPY bn) -628.999 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Goods: Exports (JPY bn) 8,482.974 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: sa: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (JPY bn) 365.341 Mar 2019 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2019
BoP: sa: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (JPY bn) 284.009 Mar 2019 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2019
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Goods: Imports (JPY bn) 10,291.694 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: sa: CA: Secondary Income: Net (JPY bn) -239.326 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: sa: CA: Primary Income: Net (JPY bn) 2,036.336 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Services (SS): Net (JPY bn) -617.289 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
EDP: GG: Short Term (ST) (JPY bn) 91,687.102 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Gross External Debt Position (EDP) (JPY bn) 559,569.152 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
EDP: DTC: Short Term (ST) (JPY bn) 174,616.430 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
EDP: DTC: Long Term (LT) (JPY bn) 23,646.997 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
EDP: GG: Long Term (LT) (JPY bn) 101,423.139 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Enterprise Bankruptcy Case: Total (Unit) 493.000 Aug 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Aug 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.2 Sep 2021 semiannually Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 68.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 71,621.011 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 7,673,482.176 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 11,510,562.852 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 3.4 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Aug 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 0.8 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 1980 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,176,896.0 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 0.840 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 1980 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 14.6 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Aug 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 46,671.000 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Aug 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 9,712,046.529 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 1998 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 2.6 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 1999 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 13,139,837.9 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2003 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 1.2 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Jul 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Households (%) 7.100 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 15.500 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 3,182.526 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1964 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 8,719.798 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1964 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 3,070,204.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 5,152,894.559 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 2000 - Jul 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.77 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 2001 - Jul 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 119.61 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Money Stock: Money Supply: M1 (JPY bn) 1,036,389.700 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2003 - Jul 2022
Money Stock: Avg: Money Supply: M2 (JPY bn) 1,209,075.800 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 2003 - Aug 2022
Money Stock: Money Supply: M3 (JPY bn) 1,572,618.700 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2003 - Jul 2022
Money Stock: sa: Money Supply M3 (JPY bn) 1,566,499.700 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2003 - Jul 2022
Money Stock: sa: Money Suppy M1 (JPY bn) 1,022,491.500 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2003 - Jul 2022
Money Stock: Avg: sa: M2 (JPY bn) 1,208,157.800 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 2003 - Aug 2022
JP: Loans & Discounts: Outstanding: DLB: Overseas Yen Loans, Domestic Transfer (JPY bn) 12,191.20 Mar 2018 monthly Oct 2000 - Mar 2018
JP: Loans & Discounts: Outstanding: DLB: Local Governments (JPY bn) 29,197.20 Mar 2018 monthly Oct 2000 - Mar 2018
JP: Loans & Discounts: Outstanding: DLB: Individuals (JPY bn) 140,008.40 Mar 2018 monthly Oct 2000 - Mar 2018
JP: Loans & Discounts: Outstanding: DLB: Corporations: Incl Finance & Insurance (JPY bn) 312,385.90 Mar 2018 monthly Oct 2000 - Mar 2018
JP: Outstanding of NPLs: Total (JPY bn) 1,800.000 Sep 2018 semiannually Mar 2002 - Sep 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Monetary Policy Uncertainty Index (Index) 132.072 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1987 - Jul 2022
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -1.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2022
Tankan: AE: DI: Forecast: BC: Manufacturing (%) -1.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2022
Tankan: AE: DI: Actual: BC: Mfg: Electrical Machinery (%) 12.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Jun 2022
Tankan: AE: DI: Forecast: BC: Mfg: Electrical Machinery (%) 12.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2022
Tankan: All Enterprises(AE): DI:Forecast: Bus. Condition(BC):All Ind (%) -1.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2022
Tankan: AE: DI: Forecast: BC: Non Manufacturing (NM) (%) 0.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2022
Economy Watchers: Diffusion Index: Current Economics Conditions: sa (NA) 45.500 Aug 2022 monthly Aug 2001 - Aug 2022
Business Condition Judgement: All Industries (%) -30.900 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1994 - Jun 2022

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