Global Government Debt

Global Government Debt Global government debt has ballooned since the global financial crisis, reaching its highest level in peacetime. Image: Financial Times

Different Holders of DM Government Debt

Different Holders of DM Government Debt The chart shows the historical breakdown of different holders of DM government bonds and overall DM debt-to-GDP. Even with QE, central bank government bond holdings are below historical peaks. Image: BlackRock Investment Institute

Who Owns Different Countries’ Government Bonds?

Who Owns Different Countries’ Government Bonds? About 70% of the U.S. national debt is owned by domestic government, institutions investors and the Federal Reserve. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

Total Number of Governments since 1945

Total Number of Governments since 1945 Italy and France have the largest number of governments since 1945, while the U.S. and Luxembourg have the smallest number. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

U.S. Government Bond Fund Flows

U.S. Government Bond Fund Flows Over the last six months, U.S. government bond fund flows have been the largest since 1985. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research