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Italy - General government gross debt as a share of GDP

132.8
(%)
in 2017

Government gross debt as a share of GDP of Italy increased from 113.76 percent of GDP in 1997 to 132.6 percent of GDP in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.86 %.

Gross debt consists of all liabilities that require payment or payments of interest and/or principal by the debtor to the creditor at a date or dates in the future. This includes debt liabilities in the form of SDRs, currency and deposits, debt securities, loans, insurance, pensions and standardized guarantee schemes, and other accounts payable. Thus, all liabilities in the GFSM 2001 system are debt, except for equity and investment fund shares and financial derivatives and employee stock options. Debt can be valued at current market, nominal, or face values (GFSM 2001, paragraph 7.110).

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Date Value Change, %
2017 132.8 0.12 %
2016 132.6 0.42 %
2015 132.0 0.20 %
2014 131.8 2.14 %
2013 129.0 4.59 %
2012 123.3 5.87 %
2011 116.5 0.97 %
2010 115.4 2.54 %
2009 112.5 9.91 %
2008 102.4 2.62 %
2007 99.8 -2.71 %
2006 102.6