World Economic Outlook Database, April 2018

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes20162017201820192020202120222023
IndiaGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury. and IMF staff calculations
Latest actual data: 2016/17. State Level data arrive with significantly longer lag than Central data.
Fiscal assumptions: Historical data are based on budgetary execution data. Projections are based on available information on the authorities’ fiscal plans, with adjustments for IMF staff assumptions. Subnational data are incorporated with a lag of up to two years; general government data are thus finalized well after central government data. IMF and Indian presentations differ, particularly regarding divestment and license auction proceeds, net versus gross recording of revenues in certain minor categories, and some public sector lending.
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March. The original data from the authority is on FY (Apr/Mar) basis.
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Authority reported in GFSM 1986, staffs converted to GFSM 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;. This is according to the authorities' account standards.
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. Authorities debt figures often
Instruments included in gross and net debt: Securities Other than Shares;Loans;Other
Primary domestic currency: Indian rupee
Data last updated: 03/2018105,083.764117,974.767129,107.594142,022.550156,356.042172,106.018189,478.327208,711.887
IndiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).68.89170.20068.91367.29365.80964.32762.86761.445
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  India: General government gross debt (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury. and IMF staff calculations
Latest actual data: 2016/17. State Level data arrive with significantly longer lag than Central data.
Fiscal assumptions: Historical data are based on budgetary execution data. Projections are based on available information on the authorities’ fiscal plans, with adjustments for IMF staff assumptions. Subnational data are incorporated with a lag of up to two years; general government data are thus finalized well after central government data. IMF and Indian presentations differ, particularly regarding divestment and license auction proceeds, net versus gross recording of revenues in certain minor categories, and some public sector lending.
Start/end months of reporting year: April/March. The original data from the authority is on FY (Apr/Mar) basis.
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Authority reported in GFSM 1986, staffs converted to GFSM 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;. This is according to the authorities' account standards.
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value. Authorities debt figures often
Instruments included in gross and net debt: Securities Other than Shares;Loans;Other
Primary domestic currency: Indian rupee
Data last updated: 03/2018


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


 
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