Advanced Economies Debt/GDP

Advanced Economies Debt/GDP The coronavirus pandemic could bring the debt-to-GDP ratio of advanced economies to World War II levels. Image: Deutsche Bank

Central Bank Ownership of Domestic Government Debt

Central Bank Ownership of Domestic Government Debt This chart shows the rise of central banks as holders of sovereign debt, pushing sovereign yields to historically low levels. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

Federal Debt Held by Public and Annual U.S. Deficit

Federal Debt Held by Public and Annual U.S. Deficit The U.S. budget deficit may quadruple in 2020 to almost $4 trillion, and the stimulus will take the U.S. national debt to wartime levels. Image: Bloomberg

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

Household Debt as a Proportion of GDP

Household Debt as a Proportion of GDP Household debt levels in China are equivalent to those in advanced economies. Image: The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Debt Ratios to GDP (Household, Corporate, Government)

U.S. Debt Ratios to GDP (Household, Corporate, Government) U.S. households remain far less in debt than during the Great Recession, but U.S. corporate debt continues to rise rapidly and has exceeded record levels . Image: Pictet Wealth Management

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