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Kuwait - General government gross debt as a share of GDP

20.6 (%) in 2017

In 2017, government gross debt as a share of GDP for Kuwait was 20.6 %. Government gross debt as a share of GDP of Kuwait fell gradually from 55.1 % in 1998 to 20.6 % 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 Kuwait government gross debt as a share of GDP?

Date Value Change, %
2017 20.6 108.28 %
2016 9.9 112.40 %
2015 4.7 35.70 %
2014 3.4 10.90 %
2013 3.1 -14.16 %
2012 3.6 -22.39 %
2011 4.6 -24.67 %
2010 6.2 -7.40 %
2009 6.7 23.75 %
2008 5.4 -23.71 %
2007 7.0 -14.65 %
2006 8.3