Costa Rica Government Debt To Gdp

Costa Rica recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 55.45 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Debt To Gdp in Costa Rica is reported by the Consejo Monetario Centroamericano. Government Debt To Gdp in Costa Rica averaged 46.79 percent from 2000 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 58.68 percent in 2003 and a record low of 36.57 percent in 2000. 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 - Costa Rica Government Debt To Gdp - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
55.45 50.48 58.68 36.57 58.40 | 2014/06 2000 - 2013 percent Yearly

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Costa Rica Government Debt To Gdp
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Budget -4.36 2012-12-31 -4.14 0.60 -5.50 -3.89 2013-12-31 Percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -325825.10 2014-02-28 -194471.40 166539.98 -1338780.40 -464995.00 2014-03-31 CRC [+]
Government Debt To Gdp 55.45 2013-12-31 50.48 58.68 36.57 58.40 2014-06-30 percent [+]
Government Spending 50118.70 2013-11-15 49767.90 50118.70 28890.00 50685.66 2014-03-31 CRC Million [+]
Credit Rating 50.00 [+]
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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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