Public debt

  •  08/02/2018

In 2016, the Belgian consolidated general government gross debt amounted to 105.7% of gross domestic product. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, public debt must be reduced.

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Public debt

percentage of gross domestic product

//: average growth rates

Calculations FPB based on National Accounts Institute (2017), Public finance / Gross debt and Treasury / Consolidated gross debt of general government, and Eurostat (2017), Government deficit/surplus, debt and associated data [gov_10dd_edpt1], (consulted on 06/11/2017).

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This indicator is also included in another database of the Federal Planning Bureau, additionally providing regional data for Belgium: the indicators of the innovation system.