World Economic Outlook Database, April 2010

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes2009
CanadaGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsValuation of debt: Nominal value
Source: Haver analytics
Latest actual data: 2009
Fiscal period reported: April/March
GFS Manual Used: 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of Recording: Noncash (accrual)
Includes: Central Government, State Government, Local Government, Social Security Funds, Nonfinancial Public Corporations 1,260.474
CanadaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).81.612
FranceGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsValuation of debt: Nominal value
Source: INSEE
Latest actual data: 2009
Fiscal period reported: January/December
GFS Manual Used: 2001
Basis of Recording: Noncash (accrual)
Includes: Central Government, Local Government, Social Security Funds 1,487.325
FranceGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).77.439
GermanyGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsValuation of debt: Face value
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Fiscal period reported: January/December
Notes: Germany does not have policy-lending data.
GFS Manual Used: 2001
Includes: Central Government, State Government, Local Government, Social Security Funds 1,745.220
GermanyGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).72.500
ItalyGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillions 1,761.191
ItalyGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).115.802
JapanGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsValuation of debt: Nominal value
Source: Cabinet Office of Japan
Latest actual data: 2008
Fiscal period reported: April/March
GFS Manual Used: 2001
Basis of Recording: Noncash (accrual)
Includes: Central Government, Local Government, Social Security Funds 1,032,388.526
JapanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).217.559
United KingdomGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsValuation of debt: Nominal value
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Fiscal period reported: January/December
GFS Manual Used: 2001
Basis of Recording: Noncash (accrual)
Includes: Central Government951.527
United KingdomGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).68.167
United StatesGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsValuation of debt: Nominal value
Source: BEA and IMF's Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (revenue, expenditure, and net lending); Flow of Funds (debt)
Latest actual data: 2009
Fiscal period reported: January/December
Notes: Revenue, expenditure, and net lending data are compiled according to the GFSM2001 methodology. Due to data limitations, most series begin 2001.
GFS Manual Used: 2001
Basis of Recording: Noncash (accrual)
Includes: Central Government, State Government, Local Government 11,863.188
United StatesGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).83.214
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  Canada: General government gross debt (National currency)
Valuation of debt: Nominal value
Source: Haver analytics
Latest actual data: 2009
Fiscal period reported: April/March
GFS Manual Used: 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of Recording: Noncash (accrual)
Includes: Central Government, State Government, Local Government, Social Security Funds, Nonfinancial Public Corporations


Canada: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


France: General government gross debt (National currency)
Valuation of debt: Nominal value
Source: INSEE
Latest actual data: 2009
Fiscal period reported: January/December
GFS Manual Used: 2001
Basis of Recording: Noncash (accrual)
Includes: Central Government, Local Government, Social Security Funds


France: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Germany: General government gross debt (National currency)
Valuation of debt: Face value
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Fiscal period reported: January/December
Notes: Germany does not have policy-lending data.
GFS Manual Used: 2001
Includes: Central Government, State Government, Local Government, Social Security Funds


Germany: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Italy: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Japan: General government gross debt (National currency)
Valuation of debt: Nominal value
Source: Cabinet Office of Japan
Latest actual data: 2008
Fiscal period reported: April/March
GFS Manual Used: 2001
Basis of Recording: Noncash (accrual)
Includes: Central Government, Local Government, Social Security Funds


Japan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


United Kingdom: General government gross debt (National currency)
Valuation of debt: Nominal value
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Fiscal period reported: January/December
GFS Manual Used: 2001
Basis of Recording: Noncash (accrual)
Includes: Central Government


United Kingdom: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


United States: General government gross debt (National currency)
Valuation of debt: Nominal value
Source: BEA and IMF's Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (revenue, expenditure, and net lending); Flow of Funds (debt)
Latest actual data: 2009
Fiscal period reported: January/December
Notes: Revenue, expenditure, and net lending data are compiled according to the GFSM2001 methodology. Due to data limitations, most series begin 2001.
GFS Manual Used: 2001
Basis of Recording: Noncash (accrual)
Includes: Central Government, State Government, Local Government


United States: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


 
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