Liberia Government Debt To GDP

Liberia recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 44.90 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2011. Government Debt To GDP in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia. From 2004 until 2011, Liberia Government Debt To GDP averaged 567.8 Percent reaching an all time high of 1087.2 Percent in December of 2004 and a record low of 10.7 Percent in December of 2010. 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 - Liberia 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
44.90 10.70 1087.20 10.70 50.67 | 2012/12 2004 - 2011 Percent Yearly

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Liberia Government Debt To GDP
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Debt To GDP 44.90 2011-12-31 10.70 1087.20 10.70 50.67 2012-12-31 Percent [+]
Government Budget -0.70 2012-12-31 -0.80 3.80 -1.60 -1.78 2013-12-31 Percent of GDP [+]
Credit Rating 15.00 [+]
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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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Liberia GDP Annual Growth Rate at 8.10 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Liberia expanded 8.90 percent in 2012 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Current Account to GDP at -60.50 Percent  
Liberia recorded a Current Account deficit of 60.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Current Account at -314.10 USD Million  
Liberia recorded a Current Account deficit of 314.10 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Balance of Trade at -33.40 USD Million  
Liberia recorded a trade deficit of 33.40 USD Million in December of 2013. Balance of Trade in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Interest Rate at 13.73 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Liberia was last recorded at 13.73 percent. Interest Rate in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Imports at 85.90 USD Million  
Imports in Liberia decreased to 85.90 USD Million in December of 2013 from 95 USD Million in November of 2013. Imports in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Exports at 52.50 USD Million  
Exports in Liberia decreased to 52.50 USD Million in December of 2013 from 59.60 USD Million in November of 2013. Exports in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Inflation Rate at 8.50 Percent  
The inflation rate in Liberia was recorded at 8.50 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Government Budget at -0.70 Percent of GDP  
Liberia recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 0.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia GDP per capita at 277.94 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Liberia was last recorded at 277.94 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in Liberia is equivalent to 2 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in Liberia is reported by the World Bank.
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