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Barbados - General government gross debt as a share of GDP

157.3 (%) in 2017

In 2017, government gross debt as a share of GDP for Barbados was 157.3 %. Between 1998 and 2017, government gross debt as a share of GDP of Barbados grew substantially from 53.9 to 157.3 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 19.94 % in 2009 and then decreased to 5.50 % in 2017.

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What is government gross debt as a share of GDP?

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 Barbados government gross debt as a share of GDP?

Date Value Change, %
2017 157.3 5.50 %
2016 149.1 1.65 %
2015 146.7 5.41 %
2014 139.2 2.97 %
2013 135.2 9.29 %
2012 123.7 9.80 %
2011 112.6 4.14 %
2010 108.2 8.14 %
2009 100.0 19.94 %
2008 83.4 7.67 %
2007 77.4 2.21 %
2006 75.8