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Gambia - General government gross debt in % of GDP

88.0 (%) in 2017

In 2017, government debt (% of GDP) for Gambia was 88 %. Though Gambia government debt (% of GDP) fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 2003 - 2017 period ending at 88 % in 2017.

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What is government debt (% 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 Gambia government debt (% of GDP)?

Date Value Change, %
2017 88.0 6.90 %
2016 82.3 20.09 %
2015 68.6 -1.21 %
2014 69.4 18.44 %
2013 58.6 19.09 %
2012 49.2 -0.91 %
2011 49.7 22.17 %
2010 40.7 7.31 %
2009 37.9 -1.02 %
2008 38.3 0.20 %
2007 38.2 -55.58 %
2006 86.0