Puerto Rico Plagued by Rise in Debt
Created on July 27, 2015
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Since 2005, Puerto Rico’s total debt burden has increased by 27 percent, and debt per capita is up 37 percent.
Note: Figures have been adjusted for inflation using Puerto Rico’s GNP deflator. Source: Puerto Rico Planning Board, Statistical Appendix of the Economic Report for the Governor and Legislative Assembly, April 2014, p. A8, Table 4, p. A57, Table 29, and p. A60, Table 31, http://www.gdb-pur.com/economy/statistical-appendix.html (accessed July 23, 2015).
CHART 5 • IB 4442