Sao Tome and Principe recorded a government debt equivalent to 70.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Government Debt to GDP in Sao Tome and Principe averaged 125.53 percent from 2003 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 309.20 percent in 2003 and a record low of 33.30 percent in 2009.

Government Debt to GDP in Sao Tome and Principe is expected to be 72.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sao Tome and Principe Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 73.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Sao Tome and Principe Government Debt to GDP
Sao Tome and Principe Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 70.60 78.40 309.20 33.30 percent [+]
Government Budget 0.30 -2.60 121.50 -17.30 percent of GDP [+]
Credit Rating 15.00 [+]

Sao Tome and Principe 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 - Sao Tome and Principe Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sao Tome and Principe Government Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
70.60 78.40 309.20 33.30 2003 - 2018 percent Yearly

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