Public Debt

At the end of September 2017, the Japanese general government owed a total of 1276.2 trillion yen in liability, equivalent to 232.4% of GDP. The liability includes 878 trillion yen of JGBs, 108.5 trillion yen of T-bills and 154.3 trillion yen of loan

Published quarterly by the Bank of Japan. Updated to the end of September 2017 (published on Deceember 20th, 2017).

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 20th, 2018.