Peru Government Debt To GDP

Peru recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 21 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Peru is reported by the International Monetary Fund. From 2000 until 2012, Peru Government Debt To GDP averaged 33.9 Percent reaching an all time high of 47.1 Percent in December of 2003 and a record low of 21.0 Percent in December of 2012. 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 - Peru Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-21

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
21.00 21.80 47.10 21.00 18.86 | 2014/06 2000 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Peru Government Debt To GDP
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Debt To GDP 21.00 2012-12-31 21.80 47.10 21.00 18.86 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Government Budget Value 492.23 2014-02-15 3651.98 27145.43 -6383.97 913.26 2014-06-30 PEN Million [+]
Government Spending 8167.21 2013-11-15 5683.89 8167.21 1414.12 6899.57 2014-06-30 PEN Million [+]
Credit Rating 53.24 [+]
Government Budget 0.70 2013-12-31 2.10 2.90 -8.11 0.39 2014-06-30 Percent of GDP [+]
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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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The number of unemployed persons in Peru decreased to 355.47 Thousand in February of 2014 from 362.87 Thousand in January of 2014. Unemployed Persons in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
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Wages in Peru decreased to 1496.50 PEN in February of 2014 from 1535.87 PEN in January of 2014. Wages in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
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Core Inflation Rate in Peru increased 3.75 percent in March of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Core Inflation Rate in Peru is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI).
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Peru recorded a trade surplus of 58.40 USD Million in February of 2014. Balance of Trade in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
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