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China - General government gross debt as a share of GDP

47.0 (%) in 2017

In 2017, government gross debt as a share of GDP for China was 47 %. Government gross debt as a share of GDP of China increased from 20.5 % in 1998 to 47 % in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 4.69 %.

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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 China government gross debt as a share of GDP?

Date Value Change, %
2017 47.0 6.30 %
2016 44.2 7.58 %
2015 41.1 2.87 %
2014 39.9 7.90 %
2013 37.0 7.96 %
2012 34.3 1.88 %
2011 33.6 -0.31 %
2010 33.7 -1.76 %
2009 34.3 27.21 %
2008 27.0 -7.01 %
2007 29.0 14.40 %
2006 25.4