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Kenya - General government gross debt as a share of GDP

54.2 (%) in 2017

In 2017, government gross debt as a share of GDP for Kenya was 54.2 %. Though Kenya government gross debt as a share of GDP fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1998 - 2017 period ending at 54.2 % 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 Kenya government gross debt as a share of GDP?

Date Value Change, %
2017 54.2 1.91 %
2016 53.2 3.41 %
2015 51.4 5.94 %
2014 48.6 10.47 %
2013 44.0 0.18 %
2012 43.9 1.93 %
2011 43.0 -3.05 %
2010 44.4 8.05 %
2009 41.1 -0.90 %
2008 41.5 8.07 %
2007 38.4 -12.74 %
2006 44.0