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Central government debt, total (% of GDP) for Bulgaria (DEBTTLBGA188A)


2021: 32.80994 (+ more)   Updated: May 9, 2023
2021:  32.80994  
2020:  32.24333  
2019:  26.92355  
2018:  28.68592  
2017:  32.21696  
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% of GDP,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: World Bank  

Release: World Development Indicators  

Units:  % of GDP, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Annual


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.

World Bank Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

Source Indicator: GC.DOD.TOTL.GD.ZS

Suggested Citation:

World Bank, Central government debt, total (% of GDP) for Bulgaria [DEBTTLBGA188A], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, May 29, 2023.


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