Papua New Guinea Government Debt To GDP

Papua New Guinea recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 72.90 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2010. Government Debt To GDP in Papua New Guinea is reported by the Bank of Papua New Guinea. From 2003 until 2010, Papua New Guinea Government Debt To GDP averaged 45.9 Percent reaching an all time high of 72.9 Percent in December of 2010 and a record low of 24.8 Percent in December of 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 - Papua New Guinea Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
72.90 54.80 72.90 24.80 74.62 | 2011/12 2003 - 2010 Percent Yearly

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Papua New Guinea Government Debt To GDP
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Debt To GDP 72.90 2010-12-31 54.80 72.90 24.80 74.62 2011-12-31 Percent [+]
Government Budget -1.20 2012-12-31 -0.20 3.10 -3.90 -2.69 2013-12-31 Percent of GDP [+]
Credit Rating 35.00 [+]
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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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Papua New Guinea Inflation Rate at 3.50 Percent  
The inflation rate in Papua New Guinea was recorded at 3.50 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Inflation Rate in Papua New Guinea is reported by the Bank of Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea Personal Income Tax Rate at 42.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Papua New Guinea stands at 42 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Papua New Guinea is reported by the Internal Revenue Commission, Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea Corporate Tax Rate at 30.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Papua New Guinea stands at 30 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Papua New Guinea is reported by the Internal Revenue Commission, Papua New Guinea.
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The Sales Tax Rate in Papua New Guinea stands at 10 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Papua New Guinea is reported by the Internal Revenue Commission, Papua New Guinea.
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Papua New Guinea recorded a trade surplus of 511 PGK Million in the first quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Papua New Guinea is reported by the Bank of Papua New Guinea.
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The benchmark interest rate in Papua New Guinea was last recorded at 6.25 percent. Interest Rate in Papua New Guinea is reported by the Bank of Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea Current Account at -1265.00 PGK Million  
Papua New Guinea recorded a Current Account deficit of 1265 PGK Million in the first quarter of 2013. Current Account in Papua New Guinea is reported by the Bank of Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea Government Budget at -1.20 Percent of GDP  
Papua New Guinea recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Papua New Guinea is reported by the Bank of Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea GDP per capita at 1076.38 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Papua New Guinea was last recorded at 1076.38 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in Papua New Guinea is equivalent to 9 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in Papua New Guinea is reported by the World Bank.
Papua New Guinea GDP per capita PPP at 2497.79 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Papua New Guinea was last recorded at 2497.79 US dollars in 2012, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Papua New Guinea, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 11 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita PPP in Papua New Guinea is reported by the World Bank.
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