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Chile Public Debt

Chile Public Debt

Public Debt in Chile

Public debt averaged 25.1% of GDP in the decade to 2022, which is below the Latin America average of 56.0% of GDP. In 2022, Chile's public debt was 37.6% of GDP. For more public debt information, visit our dedicated page.

Chile Public Debt Chart

Note: This chart displays Public Debt (% of GDP) for Chile from 2020 to 2015.
Source: Budget Office (Ministerio de Hacienda, Direccion de Presupuestos DIPRES).

Chile Public Debt Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Public Debt (% of GDP) 25.7 28.6 32.3 36.5 37.5
Consensus Forecasts and Projections for the next ten years

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