Wednesday, July 24, 2013

List of countries by public debt

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Public debt as a percent of GDP by CIA

This is a list of countries by public debt to GDP ratio as listed by Eurostat for EU and by CIA's World Factbook 2012, for the rest of the world. It is the cumulative total of all government borrowings less repayments that are denominated in a country's home currency.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Eurostat - Structure of government debt

In general the Maastricht government debt has followed an upward trend over recent years. This trend continued for 21 EU Member States between 2011 and 2012. In contrast to this, the debt of Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Denmark, Poland and Sweden decreased in 2012.

Figure 1: Maastricht debt as a percentage of GDP, 2011–2012 - Source: Eurostat (gov_dd_edpt1)

OECD broadband statistics update


Japan and Korea still maintain a strong OECD leadership in fibre broadband penetration, with over 60% of fixed broadband lines based on fibre technology. The fibre shares in Estonia, Sweden and the Slovak Republic are over 30%.