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Canada - General government gross debt as a share of GDP

90.6 (%) in 2018

In 2018, government gross debt as a share of GDP for Canada was 90.6 %. Though Canada government gross debt as a share of GDP fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1999 - 2018 period ending at 90.6 % in 2018.

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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 Canada government gross debt as a share of GDP?

Date Value Change, %
2018 90.6 0.60 %
2017 90.1 -1.88 %
2016 91.8 0.54 %
2015 91.3 6.56 %
2014 85.7 -0.60 %
2013 86.2 0.80 %
2012 85.5 4.42 %
2011 81.9 0.70 %
2010 81.3 2.45 %
2009 79.4 16.70 %
2008 68.0 1.75 %
2007 66.9