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Burkina Faso - General government gross debt as a share of GDP

38.1 (%) in 2017

In 2017, government gross debt as a share of GDP for Burkina Faso was 38.1 %. Though Burkina Faso government gross debt as a share of GDP fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2003 - 2017 period ending at 38.1 % 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 Burkina Faso government gross debt as a share of GDP?

Date Value Change, %
2017 38.1 -0.39 %
2016 38.3 6.99 %
2015 35.8 17.70 %
2014 30.4 5.54 %
2013 28.8 2.15 %
2012 28.2 0.26 %
2011 28.1 -9.99 %
2010 31.2 7.24 %
2009 29.1 13.70 %
2008 25.6 -0.14 %
2007 25.6 13.49 %
2006 22.6