Sri Lanka recorded a government debt equivalent to 77.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Debt to GDP in Sri Lanka averaged 69.69 percent from 1950 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 108.70 percent in 1989 and a record low of 16.30 percent in 1951.

Sri Lanka Government Debt to GDP
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Sri Lanka Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 77.60 78.80 108.70 16.30 percent [+]
Government Budget -5.50 -5.40 -5.40 -10.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -733494.00 -640325.00 -10483.00 -829502.00 LKR Million [+]
Government Spending 1130674.00 1015106.70 1130674.00 440.00 LKR Million [+]
Credit Rating 37.50 [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 2573056.00 2333883.00 2573056.00 19192.00 LKR Million [+]
Government Debt 10994448.00 10654098.00 10994448.00 310779.00 LKR Million [+]
Government Revenues 1839562.00 1693558.00 1839562.00 15642.00 LKR Million [+]
Military Expenditure 1842.50 1741.50 1996.30 7.50 USD Million [+]


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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
77.60 78.80 108.70 16.30 1950 - 2017 percent Yearly




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