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Brazil - General government gross debt in current LCU

5,508 (billion LCU) in 2017

In 2017, government debt for Brazil was 5,508 billion LCU. Between 2003 and 2017, government debt of Brazil grew substantially from 1,268 to 5,508 billion LCU rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 20.84 % in 2015 and then decreased to 12.22 % in 2017.

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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 Brazil government debt?

Date Value Change, %
2017 5,508 12.22 %
2016 4,908 12.79 %
2015 4,351 20.84 %
2014 3,601 12.20 %
2013 3,209 7.17 %
2012 2,995 11.80 %
2011 2,679 9.33 %
2010 2,450 13.18 %
2009 2,165 12.51 %
2008 1,924 10.96 %
2007 1,734 9.30 %
2006 1,587