Papua New Guinea 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.
  • Papua New Guinea debt to gdp ratio for 2015 was 29.88%, a 2.98% increase from 2014.
  • Papua New Guinea debt to gdp ratio for 2014 was 26.89%, a 42.84% decline from 2002.
  • Papua New Guinea debt to gdp ratio for 2002 was 69.73%, a 1.47% increase from 2001.
  • Papua New Guinea debt to gdp ratio for 2001 was 68.27%, a 10.53% increase from 2000.
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%
Papua New Guinea Debt to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Government Debt as % of GDP Annual Change
2015 29.88% 2.98%
2014 26.89% -42.84%
2002 69.73% 1.47%
2001 68.27% 10.53%
2000 57.74% -5.80%
1999 63.54% -2.81%
1998 66.35% 3.95%
1997 62.40% 6.76%
1996 55.64% 1.98%
1995 53.66% 0.12%
1994 53.55% 9.22%
1993 44.33% -0.54%
1992 44.86% -1.75%
1991 46.61% -2.34%
1990 48.95% -2.34%