India Debt to GDP Ratio 1990-2021

Debt is the entire stock of direct government fixed-term contractual obligations to others outstanding on a particular date. It includes domestic and foreign liabilities such as currency and money deposits, securities other than shares, and loans. It is the gross amount of government liabilities reduced by the amount of equity and financial derivatives held by the government. Because debt is a stock rather than a flow, it is measured as of a given date, usually the last day of the fiscal year.
  • India debt to gdp ratio for 2013 was 50.31%, a 0.37% decline from 2012.
  • India debt to gdp ratio for 2012 was 50.68%, a 0.88% decline from 2011.
  • India debt to gdp ratio for 2011 was 51.56%, a 0.04% decline from 2010.
  • India debt to gdp ratio for 2010 was 51.59%, a 3.66% decline from 2009.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Government Debt as % of GDP
Bhutan 98.44%
Sri Lanka 70.82%
El Salvador 62.40%
India 50.31%
Philippines 47.14%
Ukraine 37.03%
Georgia 31.85%
Indonesia 27.78%
Micronesia 26.32%
Zambia 24.22%
Moldova 19.92%
Solomon Islands 10.11%
India Debt to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Government Debt as % of GDP Annual Change
2013 50.31% -0.37%
2012 50.68% -0.88%
2011 51.56% -0.04%
2010 51.59% -3.66%
2009 55.26% -2.04%
2008 57.29% -0.21%
2007 57.50% -2.17%
2006 59.67% -2.56%
2005 62.23% -0.37%
2004 62.59% 0.40%
2003 62.19% -0.36%
2002 62.55% 3.53%
2001 59.02% 4.01%
2000 55.00% 3.65%
1999 51.35% 1.03%
1998 50.32% -0.05%
1997 50.37% 4.64%
1996 45.72% -1.77%
1995 47.49% -2.10%
1994 49.59% -2.17%
1993 51.76% 2.08%
1992 49.68% -0.33%
1991 50.01% -0.77%
1990 50.78% -0.77%