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Barbados Public Debt

Barbados Public Debt

Public Debt in Barbados

Public debt averaged 138% of GDP in the decade to 2022, well above the global average. However, by 2022, it had reduced to 123% in Barbados. For more public debt information, visit our dedicated page.

Barbados Public Debt Chart

Note: This chart displays Public Debt (% of GDP) for Barbados from 2014 to 2023.
Source: IMF.

Barbados Public Debt Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Public Debt (% of GDP) 126 119 149 135 123
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