Tunisia Government Debt To GDP

Tunisia recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 43.50 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Tunisia is reported by the The Central Bank of Tunisia. From 1991 until 2012, Tunisia Government Debt To GDP averaged 58.1 Percent reaching an all time high of 69.9 Percent in December of 1997 and a record low of 40.4 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 - Tunisia Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
43.50 42.40 69.90 40.40 45.10 | 2013/12 1991 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Tunisia Government Debt To GDP
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Credit Rating 50.00 [+]
Government Debt To GDP 43.50 2012-12-31 42.40 69.90 40.40 45.10 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Government Budget -8.30 2013-12-31 -6.60 -2.60 -8.30 -9.62 2014-06-30 Percent of GDP [+]
Government Spending 11618.00 2011-06-30 10479.20 11618.00 1769.10 11694.71 2011-12-31 TND Million [+]
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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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Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Tunisia increased to 6048.40 TND Million in 2010 from 5725.30 TND Million in 2009. Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Tunisia is reported by the National Institute of Statistics - Tunisia.
Tunisia Imports at 3720.70 Million TNT  
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Tunisia Producer Prices at 180.50 Index Points  
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Tunisia Changes in Inventories at -249.00 TND Million  
Changes in Inventories in Tunisia increased to -249 TND Million in 2010 from -285.40 TND Million in 2009. Changes in Inventories in Tunisia is reported by the National Institute of Statistics - Tunisia.
Tunisia Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 146.40 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Tunisia increased to 146.40 Index Points in March of 2014 from 146.30 Index Points in February of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Tunisia is reported by the National Institute of Statistics - Tunisia.
Tunisia Consumer Spending at 16868.50 TND Million  
Consumer Spending in Tunisia increased to 16868.50 TND Million in 2010 from 16173 TND Million in 2009. Consumer Spending in Tunisia is reported by the National Institute of Statistics - Tunisia.
Tunisia Employed Persons at 3315.30 Million  
The number of employed persons in Tunisia increased to 3315.30 Million in 2013 from 3231.60 Million in 2012. Employed Persons in Tunisia is reported by the National Institute of Statistics - Tunisia.
Tunisia Exports at 2342.30 Million TNT  
Exports in Tunisia increased to 2342.30 Million TNT in March of 2014 from 2316.80 Million TNT in February of 2014. Exports in Tunisia is reported by the National Institute of Statistics - Tunisia.
Tunisia GDP Constant Prices at 14281.90 TND Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Tunisia increased to 14281.90 TND Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 14198.80 TND Million in the third quarter of 2013. GDP Constant Prices in Tunisia is reported by the National Institute of Statistics - Tunisia.
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