These Countries Have the Worst Debt Burden

With a debt that recently topped the $22 trillion mark, the United States has the biggest debt of any nation in the world in sheer dollar count. However, we can use a different debt metric to determine which country is the worst offender – and the top-ten list might surprise you.

FULL Attack: Fighting Multiple Fronts

Like an infectious disease, a troubling trend has propagated throughout the world in the global economy. As financial strain leads to health problems, citizens of the world struggle to maintain a baseline quality of life or even meet basic survival needs.


Major U.S. cities are facing financial crises with no solution in sight. In the wealthiest nation in the world, 78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck and the ratio of U.S. household financial assets to GDP has never been higher.