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Bahrain - General government gross debt in current LCU

12 (billion LCU) in 2017

In 2017, government debt for Bahrain was 12 billion LCU. Government debt of Bahrain increased from 1 billion LCU in 1998 to 12 billion LCU in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 18.88 %.

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What is government debt?

Gross debt consists of all liabilities that require payment or payments of interest and/or principal by the debtor to the creditor at a date or dates in the future. This includes debt liabilities in the form of SDRs, currency and deposits, debt securities, loans, insurance, pensions and standardized guarantee schemes, and other accounts payable. Thus, all liabilities in the GFSM 2001 system are debt, except for equity and investment fund shares and financial derivatives and employee stock options. Debt can be valued at current market, nominal, or face values (GFSM 2001, paragraph 7.110).

What is Bahrain government debt?

Date Value Change, %
2017 12 19.25 %
2016 10 27.60 %
2015 8 38.61 %
2014 6 3.66 %
2013 5 28.42 %
2012 4 17.98 %
2011 4 23.57 %
2010 3 55.92 %
2009 2 51.73 %
2008 1 -9.06 %
2007 1 -5.25 %
2006 1