Niger Government Debt To Gdp

Niger recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 20.20 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To Gdp in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger. From 2003 until 2012, Niger Government Debt To Gdp averaged 31.7 Percent reaching an all time high of 69.9 Percent in December of 2003 and a record low of 15.8 Percent in December of 2006. 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 - Niger Government Debt To Gdp - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-20

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
20.20 19.30 69.90 15.80 20.37 | 2013/12 2003 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Niger Government Debt To Gdp
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Budget 0.10 2013-12-31 -1.10 3.70 -5.30 -2.70 2014-06-30 Percent of GDP [+]
Government Debt To Gdp 20.20 2012-12-31 19.30 69.90 15.80 20.37 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
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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Niger is expected to record a Current Account deficit of 28.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
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Niger is expected to record a Government Budget surplus equal to 0.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Niger is expected to expand 3.60 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
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