South Africa Government Debt to GDP  2000-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

South Africa recorded a government debt equivalent to 53.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Debt to GDP in South Africa averaged 39.45 percent from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 53.10 percent in 2017 and a record low of 27.80 percent in 2008.

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South Africa Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 53.10 51.60 53.10 27.80 percent [+]
Government Budget -4.60 -3.90 1.00 -7.40 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -37487.00 -4543.00 70466.00 -90387.00 ZAR Million [+]
Government Spending 638476.00 636608.00 638476.00 65991.00 ZAR Million [+]
Government Revenues 69197.00 133606.00 157508.00 36.00 ZAR Million [+]
Government Debt 73589.00 66540.00 73589.00 11594.00 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 106683.00 138149.00 164578.00 46.00 ZAR Million [+]
Credit Rating 48.59 [+]
Military Expenditure 3110.20 3171.80 5031.30 206.30 USD Million [+]


South Africa 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 - South Africa Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Government Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.10 51.60 53.10 27.80 2000 - 2017 percent Yearly




government debt to GDP by Country
Country Last
Japan 253.00 Dec/17
Italy 131.80 Dec/17
United States 105.40 Dec/17
Spain 98.30 Dec/17
France 97.00 Dec/17
Canada 89.60 Dec/17
Euro Area 86.70 Dec/17
United Kingdom 85.30 Dec/17
Brazil 74.04 Dec/17
India 68.70 Dec/17
Germany 64.10 Dec/17
Netherlands 56.70 Dec/17
China 47.60 Dec/17
Mexico 46.40 Dec/17
Australia 41.90 Dec/17
South Korea 38.00 Dec/17
Switzerland 29.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 28.70 Dec/17
Turkey 28.30 Dec/17
Russia 12.60 Dec/17


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