General Government Debt and Asset

At the end of December 2016, the Japanese general government owed a total of 1248 trillion yen in liability, equivalent to 231.2% of GDP. The liability includes 854 trillion yen of JGBs, 117.4 trillion yen of T-bills and 158.3 trillion yen of loans.

Published quarterly by the Bank of Japan. Updated to the end of December 2016 (published on March 17th, 2016).

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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