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The Journal Gazette

Friday, October 12, 2012 4:42 pm

Countries ranked by gov't debt as percent of GDP

By The Associated Press















































The United States is hardly the only rich country struggling with high government debts. Here's a ranking of wealthy countries by central government debt as a percentage of gross domestic product as of March 31, according to FactSet. GDP is the broadest measure of economic activity.
Country Central government debt/GDP
Japan 202%
Greece 137%
Italy 117%
United States 100%
Britain 83%
France 72%
Spain 61%
Germany 52%
Canada 47%