Syrian Arab Republic - Interest payments

Interest payments (current LCU)

The value for Interest payments (current LCU) in Syrian Arab Republic was 28,000,000,000 as of 2009. As the graph below shows, over the past 11 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 30,000,000,000 in 2007 and a minimum value of 7,577,000,000 in 1998.

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

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

Year Value
1998 7,577,000,000
1999 8,750,000,000
2000 21,146,000,000
2001 23,284,000,000
2002 13,700,000,000
2003 16,879,000,000
2004 21,250,000,000
2005 29,000,000,000
2006 29,500,000,000
2007 30,000,000,000
2008 25,500,000,000
2009 28,000,000,000

Interest payments (% of revenue)

Interest payments (% of revenue) in Syrian Arab Republic was 4.66 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 11 years was 8.61 in 2000, while its lowest value was 3.70 in 1998.

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

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1998 3.70
1999 4.04
2000 8.61
2001 7.63
2002 4.54
2003 5.26
2004 6.21
2005 8.14
2006 6.78
2007 6.54
2008 5.19
2009 4.66

Interest payments (% of expense)

Interest payments (% of expense) in Syrian Arab Republic was 6.33 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 11 years was 13.14 in 2000, while its lowest value was 5.91 in 1998.

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

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1998 5.91
1999 6.39
2000 13.14
2001 13.07
2002 7.68
2003 8.41
2004 8.55
2005 10.47
2006 9.30
2007 9.21
2008 6.79
2009 6.33

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance