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General Government Debt and Asset

At the end of September 2016, the Japanese general government owed a total of 1266 trillion yen in liability, equivalent to 235.6% of GDP. The liability includes 867.4 trillion yen of JGBs, 120 trillion yen of T-bills and 156 trillion yen of loans.

Published quarterly by the Bank of Japan. Updated to the end of September 2016 (published on December 19th, 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.