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. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2020.

Government Debt to GDP in the United Arab Emirates is expected to reach 25.00 percent by the end of 2020, 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 22.00 percent in 2021 and 18.90 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United Arab Emirates Government Debt to GDP

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

United Arab Emirates Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 18.60 19.70 24.10 2.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -0.80 2.00 13.50 -17.70 percent of GDP [+]
Government Spending 179323.82 176194.89 179323.82 33440.00 AED 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.