Global Debt Now $246.5 Trillion, 320% of World GDP

Global debt Q1 2019


According to, in the first quarter of 2019, global debt rose by $3 trillion, and now sits at $246 trillion, representing 320% of world GDP. Total U.S. debt rose to $69 trillion, also an all-time, representing 101% of GDP.

Global debt Q3 2018 by sector

source: bloomberg

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