Public Debt

At the end of September 2018, the Japanese general government owed a total of 1284.4 trillion yen in liability, equivalent to 234.9% of GDP. The liability includes 893.5 trillion yen of JGBs, 96.8 trillion yen of T-bills and 155.2 trillion yen of loa

Published quarterly by the Bank of Japan. Updated to the end of September 2018 (published on December 21st, 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: March 19th, 2019.