U.S. Household Debt and World Trade

U.S. Household Debt and World Trade This chart shows the pretty good correlation between U.S. household debt and world trade. Image: Oxford Economics, Macrobond

Debt, Demographics and Labor Force Growth

Debt, Demographics and Labor Force Growth The slowdown in the labor force in the U.S., China, Europe and Japan, represents 62% of the world’s GDP and 69% of the equity market capitalization. The labor force growth is expected to be -1% by 2055. Image: Fidelity Investments

Private Debt Assets Under Management

Private Debt Assets Under Management Private debt assets under management have tripled over the past decade to $812 billion. Investors are looking to increase yield in a world of low interest rates. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Household Debt to GDP by Country

Household Debt to GDP by Country This chart shows a global view of household debt as a percent of GDP. Households of Australia, Netherlands and Canada are the most indebted in the world. Image: Oxford Economics

Total Global Debt to GDP

Total Global Debt to GDP The global debt-to-GDP ratio is hovering near a record at $244 trillion. That’s now more than three times the size of the world economy. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

Debt and Demographics

Debt and Demographics Our world is aging with high levels of debt and low interest rates (maybe for a long time). Image: Fidelity Investments

What Does Government Debt Look Like Across the Globe?

What Does Government Debt Look Like Across the Globe? Government debt has risen to over $63 trillion in absolute terms. Japan is the most indebted countries in the world, with debt-to-GDP ratio of 237.6% in 2017. The United States debt-to-GDP ratio is 105.2% in 2017. Image: howmuch.net