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Switzerland Public Debt

Switzerland Public Debt

Public Debt in Switzerland

Public debt averaged 27.9% of GDP in the decade to 2021, with Switzerland's public debt in 2021 sitting at 27.1% of GDP. For more public debt information, visit our dedicated page.

Switzerland Public Debt Chart

Note: This chart displays Public Debt (% of GDP) for Switzerland from 2012 to 2021.
Source: FFA.

Switzerland Public Debt Data

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Public Debt (% of GDP) 25.5 28.2 27.1 - -
Consensus Forecasts and Projections for the next ten years

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