Public Debt in United Kingdom
Public debt in the United Kingdom averaged 91.8% of GDP in the decade to 2022, below the average for Major Economies of 118.2% of GDP. The public debt in 2022 was 100.4% of GDP. For more public debt information, visit our dedicated page.
United Kingdom Public Debt Chart
United Kingdom Public Debt Data
|Public Debt (% of GDP)||86.3||85.7||105.8||105.3||100.4|
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