Debt to GDP ratio (FOI)
Debt to GDP ratio (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 03 April 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
What is the States of Jersey's debt to GDP ratio? How much debt has the States accumulated in total?
The attached report from the Standard and Poor’s ratings agency shows, in table 1, the ratio of debt to GDP - which is 5.4% for 2018.
Standard and Poor’s rating
The total level of debt will be published in the States’ 2018 Annual Report and Accounts within the next week.
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