Latin America and Caribbean: public debt as share of GDP 2010-2024

In 2019 and 2020, it was estimated that public debt in Latin American and the Caribbean countries will represent 68 percent of the region's total gross domestic product (GDP). This would be the highest public debt-to-GDP ratio since 2010. The source forecasted that the gross debt held by governments in this region will start to decrease in 2021, reaching 67.3 percent by 2024.

Government debt as percentage of gross domestic product in Latin America and the Caribbean from 2010 to 2024

Debt as share of GDP
2024*67.3%
2023*67.5%
2022*67.8%
2021*67.9%
2020*68%
2019*68%
2018*67.5%
201761.2%
201657.6%
201554.1%
201450.8%
201348.9%
201248.2%
201148.1%
201048.2%
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Central and South America

Survey time period

2010 to 2024

Special properties

General government gross debt

Supplementary notes

* Estimate.

Values have been rounded.

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