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Peru - General government gross debt as a share of GDP

25.5 (%) in 2017

In 2017, government gross debt as a share of GDP for Peru was 25.5 %. Government gross debt as a share of GDP of Peru fell gradually from 49 % in 2003 to 25.5 % in 2017.

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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).

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Date Value Change, %
2017 25.5 4.61 %
2016 24.4 1.43 %
2015 24.0 16.22 %
2014 20.7 -0.36 %
2013 20.8 -3.91 %
2012 21.6 -7.17 %
2011 23.3 -8.71 %
2010 25.5 -10.33 %
2009 28.4 1.67 %
2008 28.0 -12.25 %
2007 31.9 -8.34 %
2006 34.8