The United Arab Emirates recorded a government debt equivalent to 18.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Government Debt to GDP in the United Arab Emirates averaged 12.34 percent from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 24.10 percent in 2009 and a record low of 2.70 percent in 2001.

Government Debt to GDP in the United Arab Emirates is expected to be 19.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Arab Emirates Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 18.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

United Arab Emirates Government Debt to GDP
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United Arab Emirates Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 18.60 19.70 24.10 2.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -1.80 -2.60 13.50 -17.70 percent of GDP [+]
Government Spending 176194.89 152794.22 176194.89 33440.00 AED Million [+]
Military Expenditure 24601.00 26070.00 26070.00 6796.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 90.00 [+]

United Arab Emirates 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 - United Arab Emirates Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Arab Emirates Government Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
18.60 19.70 24.10 2.70 1999 - 2018 percent Yearly

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