Sri Lanka Debt to GDP Ratio 1990-2020

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.
  • Sri Lanka debt to gdp ratio for 2015 was 77.65%, a 6.32% increase from 2014.
  • Sri Lanka debt to gdp ratio for 2014 was 71.33%, a 0.51% increase from 2013.
  • Sri Lanka debt to gdp ratio for 2013 was 70.82%, a 2.11% increase from 2012.
  • Sri Lanka debt to gdp ratio for 2012 was 68.71%, a 2.4% decline from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Government Debt as % of GDP
Bhutan 93.97%
Sri Lanka 77.65%
Kyrgyz Republic 72.46%
Ukraine 70.26%
El Salvador 51.28%
Zambia 49.41%
Georgia 38.63%
Indonesia 30.31%
Micronesia 29.94%
Papua New Guinea 29.88%
Moldova 21.27%
Solomon Islands 7.63%
Sri Lanka Debt to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Government Debt as % of GDP Annual Change
2015 77.65% 6.32%
2014 71.33% 0.51%
2013 70.82% 2.11%
2012 68.71% -2.40%
2011 71.11% -0.48%
2010 71.59% -14.48%
2009 86.06% 1.07%
2007 84.99% -3.71%
2006 88.70% -1.91%
2005 90.60% -11.72%
2004 102.33% 0.06%
2003 102.27% -3.25%
2002 105.53% 2.31%
2001 103.22% 6.32%
2000 96.90% 1.80%
1999 95.11% 5.91%
1998 89.20% 3.09%
1997 86.11% -6.24%
1996 92.34% -2.31%
1995 94.65% -0.21%
1994 94.86% -1.94%
1993 96.80% 1.44%
1992 95.36% -3.12%
1991 98.48% 1.90%
1990 96.58% 1.90%