Niger - Average maturity on new external debt commitments, official (years)

The value for Average maturity on new external debt commitments, official (years) in Niger was 29.36 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 46 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 44.79 in 1970 and a minimum value of 20.87 in 1981.

Definition: Maturity is the number of years to original maturity date, which is the sum of grace and repayment periods. Grace period for principal is the period from the date of signature of the loan or the issue of the financial instrument to the first repayment of principal. The repayment period is the period from the first to last repayment of principal. To obtain the average, the maturity for all public and publicly guaranteed loans have been weighted by the amounts of the loans. Debt from official creditors includes loans from international organizations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organization include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organization on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies.

Source: World Bank, International Debt Statistics.

See also:

Year Value
1970 44.79
1971 44.39
1972 37.69
1973 40.63
1974 35.53
1975 43.93
1976 41.92
1977 30.12
1978 22.55
1979 32.35
1980 26.25
1981 20.87
1982 27.35
1983 33.11
1984 30.66
1985 31.62
1986 43.45
1987 35.88
1988 31.29
1989 30.67
1990 31.93
1991 31.30
1992 28.51
1993 33.99
1994 36.02
1995 33.51
1996 37.79
1997 36.26
1998 41.27
1999 21.43
2000 36.50
2001 35.89
2002 31.90
2003 41.27
2004 31.39
2005 35.09
2006 35.96
2007 28.45
2008 25.56
2009 32.23
2010 32.41
2011 35.48
2012 33.75
2013 22.90
2014 28.17
2015 25.31
2016 29.36

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: External debt