United Kingdom: Government debt

(measure: Million local currency units U.K. Pound Sterling, source: HM Treasury of The United Kingdom)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Government debt in the United Kingdom, April 1997 - October 2021:

For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from April 1997 to October 2021. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 1051771.75 Million local currency units U.K. Pound Sterling with a minimum of 380696 Million local currency units U.K. Pound Sterling in November 2001 and a maximum of 2350806 Million local currency units U.K. Pound Sterling in October 2021. Click on the following link to see the values of Government debt around the world.
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Measure: Million local currency units U.K. Pound Sterling
Source: HM Treasury of The United Kingdom



Definition: General government gross debt, also known as public debt, is the nominal (face) value of total gross debt outstanding at the end of the period and consolidated between and within the government subsectors. Only core debt instruments are included, defined here as comprising (i) currency and deposits; (ii) loans; and (iii) debt securities.
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