Argentina Government Debt: % of GDP

2004 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Argentina Government Debt: % of GDP

  • Argentina Government debt accounted for 75.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Sep 2022, compared with the ratio of 75.6 % in the previous quarter.
  • Argentina government debt to GDP ratio data is updated quarterly, available from Dec 2004 to Sep 2022.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 116.8 % in Dec 2004 and a record low of 33.9 % in Jun 2012.

CEIC calculates quarterly Government Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Government Debt and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Ministry of Treasury provides Government Debt in USD. The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses provides annualized Nominal GDP in local currency. The Central Bank of Argentina average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Government Debt excludes debt swaps.


Related information about Argentina Government Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Argentina National Government Debt reached 382.3 USD bn in Sep 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP reached 161.5 USD bn in Sep 2022.

View Argentina's Government Debt: % of GDP from Dec 2004 to Sep 2022 in the chart:

Argentina Government Debt: % of GDP

What was Argentina's Government Debt: % of GDP in Sep 2022?

Argentina Government debt accounted for 75.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Sep 2022, compared with the ratio of 75.6 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
75.0 Sep 2022 75.6 Jun 2022 33.9 Jun 2012 116.8 Dec 2004 % quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 62.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 2010 - Sep 2022
Algeria (%) 62.1 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Argentina (%) 75.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2022
Armenia (%) 50.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Sep 2022
Australia (%) 47.7 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Austria (%) 81.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 6.4 2010 yearly 2008 - 2010
Bahrain (%) 84.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2022
Bangladesh (%) 20.6 2022 yearly 2010 - 2022
Belarus (%) 36.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 106.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1980 - Sep 2022
Bolivia (%) 27.2 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 24.4 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Botswana (%) 17.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2021
Brazil (%) 75.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2022
Bulgaria (%) 23.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2022
Cambodia (%) 35.2 2021 yearly 2013 - 2021
Canada (%) 71.3 2022 yearly 1962 - 2022
Chile (%) 37.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2022
China (%) 20.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2022
Colombia (%) 63.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 9.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
Cyprus (%) 91.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Czech Republic (%) 45.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Denmark (%) 30.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Ecuador (%) 63.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2022
Egypt (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Estonia (%) 15.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
European Union (%) 85.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Finland (%) 71.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
France (%) 113.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2022
Georgia (%) 39.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2022
Germany (%) 66.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Ghana (%) 80.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Greece (%) 178.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 47.6 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Hungary (%) 72.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2022
Iceland (%) 74.6 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
India (%) 54.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Indonesia (%) 39.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2015 - Sep 2022
Iran (%) 8.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Ireland (%) 49.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Israel (%) 67.1 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Italy (%) 147.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 8.6 2015 yearly 1975 - 2015
Japan (%) 225.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Sep 2022
Jordan (%) 88.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 23.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Kenya (%) 66.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2022
South Korea (%) 48.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2022
Kosovo (%) 23.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Kuwait (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 50.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Latvia (%) 39.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (%) 150.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 37.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Luxembourg (%) 24.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2022
North Macedonia (%) 52.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2022
Malawi (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 61.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Malta (%) 53.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2022
Mauritius (%) 74.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2022
Mexico (%) 51.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2022
Moldova (%) 32.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2022
Mongolia (%) 59.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2017 - Dec 2021
Montenegro (%) 71.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Morocco (%) 68.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Nepal (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 49.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2022
New Zealand (%) 34.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2022
Nigeria (%) 20.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Norway (%) 42.5 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Oman (%) 63.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 69.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 75.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Panama (%) 62.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2022
Paraguay (%) 31.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Sep 2022
Peru (%) 34.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Philippines (%) 63.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2022
Poland (%) 50.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Sep 2022
Portugal (%) 120.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
Qatar (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Romania (%) 47.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Sep 2022
Russia (%) 13.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Sep 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 25.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2016 - Sep 2022
Serbia (%) 55.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 2004 - Sep 2022
Singapore (%) 184.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2022
Slovakia (%) 58.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Slovenia (%) 72.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2022
South Africa (%) 71.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1960 - Sep 2022
Spain (%) 115.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 114.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2022
Sweden (%) 32.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (%) 25.1 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Taiwan (%) 30.1 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 39.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Thailand (%) 53.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2022
Tunisia (%) 79.7 Dec 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2021
Turkey (%) 34.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2022
Ukraine (%) 43.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -3,222.400 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 9,014.523 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 16.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 382,281.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Sep 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 75.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ARS bn) 224,067.717 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ARS bn) 389,827.245 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (ARS bn) 214,969.398 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Government Revenue: Taxes: Net Vat (ARS mn) 662,235.712 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2022
Government Revenue: Social Security (ARS mn) 422,497.708 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2022
Government Revenue: Taxes (ARS mn) 187,540.45 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2018
NFPS 2017: Total Revenue (ARS mn) 1,688,118.700 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Dec 2022
NFPS 2017: Total Expenditure (ARS mn) 2,373,219.600 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Dec 2022
NFPS 2017: Current Expenditure (ARS mn) 2,207,015.500 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Dec 2022
NFPS 2017: Capital Expenditure (ARS mn) 155,661.000 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Nov 2022
NFPS 2017: Current Revenue (ARS mn) 1,679,779.200 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Dec 2022
Non Financial Public Sector (NFPS) 2017: Total Balance (ARS mn) -685,100.900 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Dec 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.397 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 696.7 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 6,625.5 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -4.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Dec 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,984.925 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 466,237.590 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 46,373.684 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,928.8 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -16.9 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Dec 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,274,665.180 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,227,924.675 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 459.421 Dec 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Dec 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) -3,882.321 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Nov 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 346.321 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 5,512.718 Dec 2022 monthly Apr 1983 - Dec 2022
Imports: cif: HS: Organic Chemicals (USD mn) 3,337.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Vehicles (USD mn) 6,428.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Machines, Instruments & Electric Materials (USD mn) 6,638.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Fuel, Oil & Petroleum Products Manufacturing (USD mn) 5,803.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 613.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -3,030.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 5,746.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -1,132.296 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 200.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -1,332.308 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 271,775.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 56.6 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 89,274.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Sep 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 15.7 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 3.305 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 60,926.594 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2016 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investments (USD mn) 3,816.334 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Import (USD mn) 5,683.174 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Wholesale & Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles & ... (USD mn) -165.881 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Other Financial Corporations (USD mn) -80.884 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Deposit-taking Corporations, except the Central Bank (USD mn) 418.013 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Information & Communication (USD mn) -254.943 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Germany (USD mn) -24.999 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Chile (USD mn) 24.550 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: United States of america (USD mn) -522.212 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Netherlands (USD mn) -188.390 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Spain (USD mn) -96.376 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
AR: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -2,409.281 2021 yearly 1976 - 2021
AR: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net (USD mn) 4,810.917 2021 yearly 1976 - 2021
AR: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Received (USD mn) 911.592 2021 yearly 1978 - 2021
AR: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Paid (USD mn) 588.683 2021 yearly 1978 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.0 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Nov 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 4.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 43,200.919 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 80,333.696 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2022
M2 Growth (%) 65.6 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 41.0 Sep 2022 monthly Apr 1985 - Sep 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 35,448.2 Dec 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Dec 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 5.492 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.1 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,617.970 Dec 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Dec 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 102,824.096 Dec 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Dec 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 90.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - Dec 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 164,095.2 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2018
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 24.1 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2018
Credit to Households (USD bn) 20.943 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 99.478 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 19,273.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Dec 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 180,579.518 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 87.64 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 11.01 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2022
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves (FCR) (USD mn) 35,270.900 Dec 2022 monthly Jul 2006 - Dec 2022
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 44,598.430 Dec 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Dec 2022
Deposits: ARS (ARS mn) 18,216,316.867 Dec 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Dec 2022
Loans (ARS mn) 5,759,914.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2018
Loans: ARS: Non Financial: Private: Mortgages (ARS mn) 371,592.033 Dec 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Dec 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Geopolitical Risk Index (%) 0.021 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Dec 2022

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