15 Countries With The Most Debt

Japan

Economic worries usually dominate most local, state, national, and international news these days. Many of the countries on this list compiled by Business Insider are regular headline subjects, like Japan, Greece, and Portugal. But Sri Lanka or France? Wow, France is supposed partners with Germany in leading to fix the European Union.

The big winner: Japan. No surprise given how stagnant its economy has been the past two decades, yet despite it all is still the third largest economy in the world.

The United States isn’t long to be apart from this list. China, included; especially if that housing bubble bursts soon.

1. Japan
Debt as percent of GDP: 225.8

2. Saint Kitts and Nevis
Debt as percent of GDP: 196.3

3. Lebanon
Debt as percent of GDP: 150.7

4. Zimbabwe
Debt as percent of GDP: 149

5. Greece
Debt as percent of GDP: 144

6. Iceland
Debt as percent of GDP: 123.8

7. Jamaica
Debt as percent of GDP: 123.2

8. Italy
Debt as percent of GDP: 119

9. Singapore
Debt as percent of GDP: 102.4

10. Belgium
Debt as percent of GDP: 98.6

11. Ireland
Debt as percent of GDP: 94.2

12. Sudan
Debt as percent of GDP: 94.2

13. Sri Lanka
Debt as percent of GDP: 86.7

14. France
Debt as percent of GDP: 83.5

15. Portugal
Debt as percent of GDP: 93

[photo via Traveling Point]

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