Burkina Faso recorded a government debt equivalent to 22.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2019.

Government Debt to GDP in Burkina Faso averaged 26.44 percent from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 43.40 percent in 2004 and a record low of 20.60 percent in 2014. This page provides - Burkina Faso Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Burkina Faso Government Debt to GDP - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Government Debt to GDP in Burkina Faso is expected to reach 30.00 percent by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Burkina Faso Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 25.00 percent in 2021 and 23.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Burkina Faso Government Debt to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22.60 22.50 43.40 20.60 2003 - 2019 percent Yearly

Burkina Faso Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 22.60 22.50 43.40 20.60 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.00 -4.90 16.70 -6.90 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 291.00 191.00 291.00 5.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 25.00 [+]
Government Spending 1324.20 799.40 1324.20 286.10 XOF Billion [+]

Burkina Faso Government Debt to GDP
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.