Africa : Public debt (% of GDP) by country - 2016

Africa : Public debt (% of GDP) Updated 10-01-2016

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Africa - Public debt (% of GDP)

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Africa : Map - Public debt (% of GDP) - 2016

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- Africa - Public debt (% of GDP)

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The map shows the indicator: Public debt (% of GDP). The data are for the different sovereign countries of the world.

Data source: IMF. The data correspond to the last date of registration provided by the source.

Color of the map for the indicator: Public debt (% of GDP).

Color of the countries with the lowest data: light red.

Color of the countries with the highest data: dark red.

Other information available for this indicator : Public debt (% of GDP).

You will eventually find a ranking of the best and lowest records for sovereign countries. You can download the data per country in CSV format or view it below the article.

Definition (source Wikipedia):

Government debt (also known as public debt, national debt and sovereign debt) is the debt owed by a central government.

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Africa : Ranking of statistics – Public debt (% of GDP)

The 5 highest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1980 :

1 - Liberia - Public debt (% of GDP) was 789.83 % in 2003
2 - São Tomé and Príncipe - Public debt (% of GDP) was 572.64 % in 2001
3 - Sudan - Public debt (% of GDP) was 454.95 % in 1992
4 - Equatorial Guinea - Public debt (% of GDP) was 260.67 % in 1982
5 - Comoros - Public debt (% of GDP) was 240.96 % in 1984

The 5 lowest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1980 :

1 - Senegal - Public debt (% of GDP) was 0.00 % in 1994
2 - Republic of the Congo - Public debt (% of GDP) was 0.00 % in 1989
3 - South Sudan - Public debt (% of GDP) was 0.00 % in 2011
4 - Equatorial Guinea - Public debt (% of GDP) was 0.59 % in 2008
5 - Libya - Public debt (% of GDP) was 1.01 % in 2008

Africa : Data table - Public debt (% of GDP)

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Ranking Country Data Date of information
1 Flag - Eritrea Eritrea 137.60 2015
2 Flag - Cape Verde Cape Verde 124.68 2015
3 Flag - Gambia Gambia 107.71 2015
4 Flag - São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe 91.25 2015
5 Flag - Egypt Egypt 89.99 2015
6 Flag - Mauritania Mauritania 84.27 2015
7 Flag - Ghana Ghana 72.82 2015
8 Flag - Sudan Sudan 71.49 2015
9 Flag - Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 69.29 2015
10 Flag - Seychelles Seychelles 64.50 2015
11 Flag - Morocco Morocco 63.85 2015
12 Flag - Togo Togo 61.08 2015
13 Flag - Mozambique Mozambique 61.05 2015
14 Flag - Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 57.50 2015
15 Flag - Angola Angola 57.38 2015
16 Flag - Kenya Kenya 56.18 2015
17 Flag - Mauritius Mauritius 55.96 2015
18 Flag - Senegal Senegal 54.99 2015
19 Flag - Tunisia Tunisia 53.96 2015
20 Flag - Lesotho Lesotho 53.44 2015
21 Flag - Djibouti Djibouti 52.44 2015
22 Flag - Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 52.19 2015
23 Flag - Libya Libya 50.54 2015
24 Flag - South Sudan South Sudan 49.43 2015
25 Flag - South Africa South Africa 48.39 2015
26 Flag - Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 47.22 2015
27 Flag - Niger Niger 43.69 2015
28 Flag - Mali Mali 42.55 2015
29 Flag - Central African Republic Central African Republic 42.14 2015
30 Flag - Zambia Zambia 41.89 2015
31 Flag - Liberia Liberia 41.17 2015
32 Flag - Guinea Guinea 40.89 2015
33 Flag - Tanzania Tanzania 40.16 2015
34 Flag - Gabon Gabon 38.68 2015
35 Flag - Madagascar Madagascar 35.40 2015
36 Flag - Benin Benin 35.24 2015
37 Flag - Uganda Uganda 35.01 2015
38 Flag - Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 34.66 2015
39 Flag - Burundi Burundi 33.72 2015
40 Flag - Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 33.19 2015
41 Flag - Rwanda Rwanda 32.73 2015
42 Flag - Cameroon Cameroon 32.16 2015
43 Flag - Namibia Namibia 25.82 2015
44 Flag - Chad Chad 25.23 2015
45 Flag - Comoros Comoros 24.67 2015
46 Flag - Ethiopia Ethiopia 22.59 2015
47 Flag - Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 20.45 2015
48 Flag - Swaziland Swaziland 17.64 2015
49 Flag - Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 16.12 2015
50 Flag - Botswana Botswana 12.40 2015
51 Flag - Nigeria Nigeria 11.88 2015
52 Flag - Algeria Algeria 10.19 2015