Bahrain Government Debt To GDP

Bahrain recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 33.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Bahrain is reported by the Central Bank of Bahrain. Government Debt To GDP in Bahrain averaged 18.39 Percent from 2000 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 33.90 Percent in 2012 and a record low of 8.50 Percent in 2008. Generally, Government debt as a percent of GDP is used by investors to measure a country ability to make future payments on its debt, thus affecting the country borrowing costs and government bond yields. This page provides - Bahrain Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
33.90 28.90 33.90 8.50 26.52 | 2013/12 2000 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Bahrain Government Debt To GDP
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Debt To GDP 33.90 2012-12-31 28.90 33.90 8.50 26.52 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Government Spending 1639.00 2012-06-29 1480.00 1639.00 579.00 1655.60 2012-12-31 BHD Million [+]
Government Budget -4.40 2012-12-31 -3.00 5.10 -9.80 1.00 2013-12-31 Percent of GDP [+]
Credit Rating 61.25 [+]
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Government Debt to GDP | Notes
Government debt as a percent of GDP, also known as debt-to-GDP ratio, is the amount of national debt a country has in percentage of its Gross Domestic Product. Basically, Government debt is the money owed by the central government to its creditors. There are two types of government debt: net and gross. Gross debt is the accumulation of outstanding government debt which may be in the form of government bonds, credit default swaps, currency swaps, special drawing rights, loans, insurance and pensions. Net debt is the difference between gross debt and the financial assets that government holds. The higher the debt-to-GDP ratio, the less likely the country will pay its debt back, and more likely the country is to default on its debt obligations.


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