State Library Ed. Note: Liking directly to the 7th slide that is regarding Oregon’s debt. You can move around in the slide show to review other states.
With many state and local agencies unable to fully fund their pensions and healthcare benefits, some states’ debt is mounting beyond that of some nations. According to the OECD’s most recent debt-to-GDP rankings, Estonia had the lowest debt of any OECD country at 13% of GDP, or a total of $2.5 billion. As you’ll see, each state on this list has far more debt than Estonia, and for some states, more than several other countries too.