Public Debt in Korea
Public debt averaged 43.5% of GDP in the decade to 2022, below the Asia-Pacific region's average of 86.8% of GDP. In 2022, Korea's public debt was 53.8% of GDP. For more public debt information, visit our dedicated page.
Korea Public Debt Chart
Korea Public Debt Data
|Public Debt (% of GDP)||40.0||42.1||48.7||51.3||53.8|
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