El Salvador recorded a government debt equivalent to 72.82 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. El Salvador Government Debt to GDP - data, historical chart, and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.

Government Debt to GDP in El Salvador averaged 55.03 percent from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 73.70 percent in 2017 and a record low of 36.23 percent in 1998. This page provides the latest reported value for - El Salvador Government Debt to GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.

Government Debt to GDP in El Salvador is expected to reach 75.00 percent by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the El Salvador Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 73.00 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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El Salvador Government Debt to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
72.82 73.70 73.70 36.23 1991 - 2018 percent Yearly

El Salvador 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.