Zimbabwe recorded a government debt equivalent to 77.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Debt to GDP in Zimbabwe averaged 72.78 percent from 1990 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 147.70 percent in 2008 and a record low of 31.40 percent in 2001.

Government Debt to GDP in Zimbabwe is expected to be 80.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Zimbabwe External Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 75.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Zimbabwe External Debt to GDP
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Zimbabwe Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 77.60 77.40 147.70 31.40 percent [+]
Government Budget -1.10 -1.70 1.30 -7.51 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 332.36 358.07 965.33 102.77 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 35.00 [+]

Zimbabwe External 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 - Zimbabwe Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Zimbabwe External Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
77.60 77.40 147.70 31.40 1990 - 2017 percent Yearly

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Japan 253.00 Dec/17
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Spain 98.30 Dec/17
France 97.00 Dec/17
Canada 89.60 Dec/17
Euro Area 86.70 Dec/17
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India 68.70 Dec/17
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