- Martin Beznoska / Tobias Hentze / Michael Hüther ·
- IW-Policy Paper No. 7 ·
- 13 April 2021
Simulation calculations for the debt ratio
During the pandemic, the German government's debt level is expected to grow to EUR 2.7 trillion in 2022. The debt ratio will peak at 75 percent by the end of this year. Of the 650 billion additional national debt during the Corona crisis, around 480 billion euros can be classified as Corona-related.