September 20, 2018

General Government Debt and Asset

At the end of June 2018, the Japanese general government owed a total of 1,291.7 trillion yen in liability, equivalent to 233.7% of GDP.

Published quarterly by the Bank of Japan. Updated to the end of June 2018 (published on September 20th, 2018).

Note: Figures are from Flow of Fund statistics, published quarterly by the Bank of Japan. The figure for National Government Debt is published monthly by the Bank of Japan. The ratio to GDP are calculated by Japan Macro Advisors. 

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Next release date: December 21, 2018.

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