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Countries with the most debt

List the top 20 countries with the most debt (% of GDP)
Source: The Economist, Pocket World in Figures
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Last updated: April 7, 2012
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Debt (% GDP)
Country
199.7%
Japan
147.3%
Greece
126.8%
Italy
120.2%
Iceland
103.1%
Portugal
102.4%
Ireland
100.7%
Belgium
94.1%
France
93.6%
United States
87.0%
Germany
Debt (% GDP)
Country
85.6%
Hungary
84.2%
Canada
82.4%
United Kingdom
78.6%
Austria
76.1%
Israel
71.4%
Netherlands
66.1%
Spain
62.4%
Poland
57.4%
Finland
55.5%
Denmark
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level 70
Apr 8, 2012
they didn't count "France" as a right answer...
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level 61
Apr 8, 2012
France definitely works. Another good quiz!
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level 78
Mar 30, 2013
I just did a quiz like this myself, and I don't think this list is entirely accurate... it's figured a different way, but still.... it misses all the island countries in the Carribbean, and where's Zimbabwe? Their public debt alone is more than 200% of GDP.
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level 41
Apr 27, 2014
Good quiz. Interesting how most of the countries in debt are those that switched to the Euro
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level 73
Jun 6, 2014
I tried Australia, but when I typed A-U-S-T-R-A it gave me Austria!!
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level 30
Jul 4, 2019
Germany 87% ???
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level 27
Nov 5, 2019
Where is Lebanon?? 150% + of GDP
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level 22
Feb 14, 2020
Need to update