Afghanistan recorded a government debt equivalent to 7.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.

Government Debt to GDP in Afghanistan averaged 12.12 percent from 2006 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 23 percent in 2006 and a record low of 7.10 percent in 2018. This page provides - Afghanistan Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Afghanistan Government Debt to GDP - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Government Debt to GDP in Afghanistan is expected to reach 8.20 percent by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Afghanistan Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 8.70 percent in 2021 and 7.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Afghanistan Government Debt to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.10 7.60 23.00 7.10 2006 - 2018 percent Yearly

Afghanistan Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 7.10 7.60 23.00 7.10 percent [+]
Government Budget -0.90 -0.40 -0.40 -26.80 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 204.00 191.00 296.00 182.00 USD Million [+]
Government Budget Value -12656.57 -6123.65 -6123.65 -177409.70 AFN Million [+]
Government Spending 335480.24 252990.35 335480.24 15514.00 AFN Million [+]
Government Spending To GDP 12.50 11.90 14.00 7.70 percent [+]
Credit Rating 15.00 [+]

Afghanistan 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.