Maldives Debt to GDP Ratio 1990-2024

Debt is the entire stock of direct government fixed-term contractual obligations to others outstanding on a particular date. It includes domestic and foreign liabilities such as currency and money deposits, securities other than shares, and loans. It is the gross amount of government liabilities reduced by the amount of equity and financial derivatives held by the government. Because debt is a stock rather than a flow, it is measured as of a given date, usually the last day of the fiscal year.
  • Maldives debt to gdp ratio for 2009 was 46.19%, a 15.85% increase from 2008.
  • Maldives debt to gdp ratio for 2008 was 30.34%, a 1.16% increase from 2007.
  • Maldives debt to gdp ratio for 2007 was 29.18%, a 0.36% decline from 2006.
  • Maldives debt to gdp ratio for 2006 was 29.54%, a 4.39% decline from 2005.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Government Debt as % of GDP
Jamaica 134.68%
Marshall Islands 72.19%
Colombia 69.00%
Belize 65.24%
Jordan 59.22%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 53.70%
Malaysia 50.84%
Turkey 48.47%
Maldives 46.19%
St. Lucia 43.40%
Mauritius 36.56%
Romania 28.23%
Thailand 26.78%
Peru 26.40%
Guatemala 23.39%
Bulgaria 20.16%
Botswana 19.25%
Belarus 18.56%
Russia 8.70%
Azerbaijan 6.30%
Namibia 0.28%
Maldives Debt to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Government Debt as % of GDP Annual Change
2009 46.19% 15.85%
2008 30.34% 1.16%
2007 29.18% -0.36%
2006 29.54% -4.39%
2005 33.93% 6.65%
2004 27.27% -3.08%
2003 30.35% -3.24%
2002 33.59% 2.36%
2001 31.23% -9.63%
2000 40.86% 0.74%
1999 40.13% -0.86%
1998 40.99% 1.32%
1997 39.67% -3.36%
1996 43.04% -4.32%
1995 47.35% 3.14%
1994 44.21% -1.34%
1993 45.55% 3.94%
1992 41.62% 6.04%
1991 35.57% 4.79%
1990 30.78% 4.79%