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Central government debt, total (% of GDP) for the Euro Area (GCDODTOTLGDZSEMU)


2015: 91.52876 (+ more)   Updated: Sep 18, 2017 1:01 PM CDT
2015:  91.52876  
2014:  92.80239  
2013:  85.64116  
2012:  83.29929  
2011:  73.74150  
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Percent of GDP,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: World Bank  

Release: World Development Indicators  

Units:  Percent 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.

Nations that are included in this data series are listed at http://data.worldbank.org/region/EMU

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

Suggested Citation:

World Bank, Central government debt, total (% of GDP) for the Euro Area [GCDODTOTLGDZSEMU], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/GCDODTOTLGDZSEMU, May 23, 2024.


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