Nigeria Economic Chart Park

Public Debt-to-GDP Ratio

Total Public Debt to GDP Ratio (%)

Waning ability to repay external debt

Tax-to-GDP (%)

Low commitment to steady tax collection

Public Debt-to-GDP Ratio: The ratio of Nigerias cumulative government debt to national GDP has maintained an upward trend indicating the countrys declining economic productivity and ability to repay its external debt.

Tax-to-GDP Ratio: The ratio of tax collected compared to national GDPA has fluctuated heavily, partly indicating the lack of lack of commitment to steady tax collection by successive governments.




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