France recorded a government debt equivalent to 98.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2019. source: INSEE, France

Government Debt to GDP in France averaged 59.70 percent from 1980 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 98.30 percent in 2017 and a record low of 20.70 percent in 1980. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Government Debt to GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Government Debt to GDP - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on February of 2021.

Government Debt to GDP in France is expected to reach 116.00 percent by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the France Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 111.00 percent in 2021 and 105.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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France Government Debt to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
98.10 98.10 98.30 20.70 1980 - 2019 percent Yearly

France Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 98.10 98.10 98.30 20.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.00 -2.30 1.50 -7.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -178.10 -176.85 -4.21 -178.10 EUR Billion [+]
Government Spending 139062.00 139279.00 139279.00 16868.00 EUR Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 55.60 55.70 57.20 45.20 percent [+]
Government Revenues 282.69 238.95 313.79 13.00 EUR Billion [+]
Government Debt 2674.30 2638.30 2674.30 683.50 EUR Billion [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 455.37 410.33 455.37 16.73 EUR Billion [+]
Military Expenditure 59542.00 60417.00 60417.00 15685.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 92.00 [+]
Asylum Applications 8345.00 6845.00 13635.00 170.00 persons [+]

France Government Debt to GDP
Generally, Government debt as a percent of GDP is used by investors to measure a country ability to make future payments on its debt, thus affecting the country borrowing costs and government bond yields.