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Rising Debt Levels

Created on January 18, 2012

Rising Debt Levels

Public Debt as a Percentage of GDP

 

Ireland

Greece

U.S.

Japan

China

Euro-Zone Average

Sources: Terry Miller, Kim R. Holmes, and Edwin J. Feulner, 2012 Index of Economic Freedom (Washington, D.C.: The Heritage Foundation and Dow Jones & Company, Inc., 2012), at www.heritage.org/index, and International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Databases, at http://www.imf.org/external/ns/cs.aspx?id=28 (November 16, 2011).

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