Interest Payments on Government Debt (As % of Government Expense) rose to 10.8% in Togo in 2016

Interest Payments on Government Debt (As % of Government Expense) (%)
Economy | Togo | February 1, 2019
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Interest payments on government debt as a share of government expense reached 10.8 % in 2016 in Togo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 49.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, interest payments on government debt as a share of government expense in Togo reached an all time high of 11.4 % in 2004 and an all time low of 4.19 % in 2011.

Togo has been ranked 23rd within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of interest payments on government debt as a share of government expense, 50 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Interest payments include interest payments on government debt including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments to domestic and foreign residents.

Interest Payments on Government Debt (As % of Government Expense) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Benin % 3.27% 4.33% 3.45% ... ... ... ...
Burkina Faso % 4.50% 5.04% 4.24% 4.96% 4.74%
Cameroon % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Chad % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ghana % 12.7% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ivory Coast % 13.2% 11.1% 10.2% 6.23% 8.17%
Mali % 4.08% 3.53% 4.45% 4.54% 5.45%
Niger % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Nigeria % 13.9% 18.2% 20.3% ... ... ... ...
Togo % 4.19% 5.37% 6.73% 8.15% 10.3%