Guatemala recorded a government debt equivalent to 24.76 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Debt to GDP in Guatemala averaged 27.79 percent from 1990 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 50.45 percent in 1990 and a record low of 20.04 percent in 2008.

Government Debt to GDP in Guatemala is expected to be 25.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Guatemala Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 27.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Guatemala Government Debt to GDP
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Guatemala Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 24.76 24.22 50.45 20.04 percent [+]
Government Budget -1.30 -1.10 0.24 -3.30 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value 394.30 -1698.40 1704.90 -5318.00 GTQ Million [+]
Government Spending 26287.20 26548.50 26783.50 13587.00 GTQ Million [+]
Government Revenues 6552.30 4022.40 6898.20 451.00 GTQ Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 6158.00 5720.80 9915.20 228.60 GTQ Million [+]
Military Expenditure 262.80 290.91 605.19 100.88 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 48.75 [+]

Guatemala 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. This page provides the latest reported value for - Guatemala Government Debt to GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Guatemala Government Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
24.76 24.22 50.45 20.04 1990 - 2017 percent Yearly

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