World Debt 101

Tue, Jan 29, 2013


With the global debt crisis still going strong and now immediate end or obvious solution in sight, many questions are being raised about fiscal policy around the world. As debt burdens pile up and governments seek ways to keep up with the repayments, observers and policymakers are split on how best to tackle the problem. In this infographic from, we investigate the current state of world debt. Which countries are struggling the most beneath huge deficits? Which have been relatively well insulated from the economic shocks and are holding out? Who owes the most abroad? How is the situation expected to develop in the next three years?

(Click through on image for the full-sized goodness.)

World Debt 101

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