Financial and Monetary Systems

This chart shows how debt-to-GDP is rising around the world 

Various forms of bank notes from around the world.

International debt-to-GDP has varied considerably for countries around the world. Image: Unsplash/Jason Leung

Marcus Lu
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Change in debt-tooGDP
Not including the financial sector, Canada's debt-to-GDP rose by nearly 80% in 2020. Image: IIF, Deutsche Bank
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Comparing developed and emerging markets
Global debts in emerging markets have risen 7.9% in 2020. Image: IIF, BIS, IMF, Haver, National Sources
Comparing debt-to-GDP by sector.
Debt for non-financials has risen by 103% from the global total. Image: IIF, BIS, Haver, National Sources
Quarterly percentage change
There has been a dramatic rise in 2020 compared to the last 12 years. Image: Statistics Canada
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