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Financial Sector » General Government finance - General government net debt, % of GDP

(Percent of GDP)

Lebanon is being the top country by net government debt, % of GDP in the world. As of 2016, net government debt, % of GDP in Lebanon was 137.7 percent of GDP. The top 5 countries also includes Japan, Portugal, Italy, and Cabo Verde.

Net debt is calculated as gross debt minus financial assets corresponding to debt instruments. These financial assets are: monetary gold and SDRs, currency and deposits, debt securities, loans, insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes, and other accounts receivable.