Australia Total Debt: % of GDP

1988 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Australia Total Debt accounted for 109.8 % of the country's GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 111.2 % in the previous quarter. Australia Total Debt: % of GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Jun 1988 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 118.0 % in Sep 2015 and a record low of 40.2 % in Jun 1988. CEIC calculates quarterly Total Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Total Debt and quarterly Nominal GDP. Total Debt is calculated as the Total Liabilities less Equity & Investment Fund Shares and Financial Derivatives. Australian Bureau of Statistics provides Total Debt in local currency and Nominal GDP in local currency.

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Australia Total Debt: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
109.8 Dec 2020 111.2 Sep 2020 40.2 Jun 1988 118.0 Sep 2015 % quarterly Jun 1988 - Dec 2020

Total Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Australia (%) 109.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1988 - Dec 2020
Austria (%) 639.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 862.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 376.5 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Canada (%) 1,052.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Croatia (%) 536.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (%) 1,478.3 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Czech Republic (%) 426.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Denmark (%) 857.4 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Estonia (%) 413.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) 732.5 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Finland (%) 676.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
France (%) 1,065.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Germany (%) 662.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Greece (%) 697.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Hungary (%) 469.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Iceland (%) 671.5 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Ireland (%) 1,152.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2020
Italy (%) 701.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2020
Japan (%) 1,306.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1998 - Dec 2020
South Korea (%) 745.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2020
Latvia (%) 369.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Lithuania (%) 317.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (%) 8,073.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
North Macedonia (%) 310.5 2019 yearly 2013 - 2019
Malta (%) 1,378.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Mexico (%) 124.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Netherlands (%) 1,242.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (%) 584.1 2018 yearly 2006 - 2018
Norway (%) 707.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) 344.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Portugal (%) 624.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Romania (%) 263.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) 437.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (%) 387.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 759.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Sweden (%) 823.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Switzerland (%) 1,058.9 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Taiwan (%) 865.4 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Turkey (%) 372.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Ukraine (%) 337.4 2018 yearly 2009 - 2018
United Kingdom (%) 1,184.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1987 - Dec 2020
United States (%) 895.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1951 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -13.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -37,649.347 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 112,014.648 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 28.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 591,736.5 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 43.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (AUD bn) 947.776 2026 yearly 1988 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (AUD bn) 1,948.850 2026 yearly 1989 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (AUD bn) 878.603 2026 yearly 1988 - 2026
DOT Forecast: Budget Aggregates: Revenue (AUD bn) 578.000 2025 yearly 1997 - 2025
DOT Forecast: Budget Aggregates: Expenses (AUD bn) 633.700 2025 yearly 1997 - 2025
AU: General Government: Financial Liabilities (AUD mn) 1,996,570.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
AU: Central Government Debt: Total: % of GDP (%) 0.055 2016 yearly 1990 - 2016
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.912 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 7,014.6 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 25,733.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -0.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1972 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 2,502,940.968 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,645,464.893 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,175,535.500 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 21,169.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - Apr 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 15.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1972 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 6,063,924.192 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,694,584.816 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1,398.692 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1988 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2,187.327 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1969 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 10,979.316 Apr 2021 monthly Apr 1969 - Apr 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 5,228.979 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2021
Import: sa: Goods & Services (AUD mn) 32,552.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Export: sa: Services (AUD mn) 4,985.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Import: Services (AUD mn) 4,291.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Import: sa: Goods (AUD mn) 28,212.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Trade Balance: sa: Goods & Services (AUD mn) 9,681.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Export: Goods (AUD mn) 38,975.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Import: Goods (AUD mn) 27,171.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Trade Balance: Goods & Services (AUD mn) 12,259.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Export: Goods & Services (AUD mn) 43,721.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Export: sa: Goods & Services (AUD mn) 42,233.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Export: sa: Goods (AUD mn) 37,248.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Export: Services (AUD mn) 4,746.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Import: Goods & Services (AUD mn) 31,462.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Import: sa: Services (AUD mn) 4,340.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
DOT Forecast: Exports: Goods and Services: YoY (%) 3.000 2023 yearly 1997 - 2023
DOT Forecast: Imports: Goods and Services: YoY (%) 9.500 2023 yearly 1997 - 2023
Import Value: SITC: NF: Copper (AUD mn) 88.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2021
Import Value: SITC: NF: Aluminium (AUD mn) 137.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2021
Export: Value: Coal, whether or not Pulverized, but not Agglomerated (AUD mn) 3,812.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2021
Export Value: SITC: FOB: MS: Copper Ore & Concentrate, Copper Matte & Cement Cop... (AUD mn) 549.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2021
Export Value: SITC: FOB: MS: Aluminum Ore & Concentrate (AUD mn) 689.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2021
Terms of Trade Index (2016-2017=100) 106.800 Dec 2018 quarterly Sep 1959 - Dec 2018
Import Value: ANZSIC 2006: Metal Ore Mining (AUD mn) 65.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 2005 - May 2021
AU: Export Value Index (2000=100) 424.305 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
AU: Import Value Index (2000=100) 309.755 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -3,040.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 14,132.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 3.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 3,370.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -17,667.606 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1988 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 11.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1988 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 1,954.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1988 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 41,476.510 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1988 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 1,848,275.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1988 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 129.6 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 351,761.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1988 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 22.0 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 109.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1988 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -24.352 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -730,210.355 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1988 - Dec 2020
BOP: Current Account: sa: Goods & Services: Services: Debits (AUD mn) -12,268.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Debits (AUD mn) -77,872.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account (AUD mn) -15,172.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabi... (AUD mn) -22,857.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1988 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: Income: Primary Income: Credits (AUD mn) 16,853.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: sa: Income: Primary Income: Debits (AUD mn) -22,743.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Direct Investment: in Austr... (AUD mn) 4,360.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: sa: Income: Secondary Income (AUD mn) -430.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: sa (AUD mn) 18,283.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Credits (AUD mn) 15,665.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Reserve Assets (AUD mn) -5,465.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: sa: Goods & Services: Goods (AUD mn) 22,037.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Debits (AUD mn) -11,911.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: sa: Income: Primary Income: Credits (AUD mn) 16,695.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: sa: Income: Secondary Income: Debits (AUD mn) -2,898.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Other Investment: Liabiliti... (AUD mn) 16,086.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1988 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Direct Investment (AUD mn) 8,293.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Capital Account (AUD mn) -191.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: sa: Income: Secondary Income: Credits (AUD mn) 2,467.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (AUD mn) -32,612.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives: Asse... (AUD mn) 64,801.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1994 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Asset... (AUD mn) -9,756.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1988 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Credits (AUD mn) 99,442.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: Income: Primary Income: Debits (AUD mn) -23,896.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: sa: Goods & Services: Services: Credits (AUD mn) 14,993.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: sa: Income: Primary Income (AUD mn) -6,048.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives: Liab... (AUD mn) -64,136.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1994 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: Income: Primary Income (AUD mn) -7,043.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives (AUD mn) 665.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1994 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Abroad (AUD mn) 3,934.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services (AUD mn) 3,754.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Other Investment: Assets (AUD mn) -2,140.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1988 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account (AUD mn) 17,608.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods (AUD mn) 21,570.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Current Account: sa: Goods & Services: Services (AUD mn) 2,724.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial Account: Other Investment (AUD mn) 13,946.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
BOP: Net Errors & Omissions (AUD mn) -2,244.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Gross (AUD mn) 2,084,046.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Sep 1988 - Dec 2018
DOT Forecast: Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.250 2023 yearly 1997 - 2023
No of Company: Operating: End of Financial Year: All Industries (Unit) 2,422,404.000 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
No of Company: New Registered: All Industries (Unit) 344,472.000 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Funds Outflow: New Zealand (AUD mn) -2,331.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Funds Outflow: Germany (AUD mn) 9,575.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Funds Outflow: Total All Countries (AUD mn) 111,871.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Funds Outflow: United States of America (AUD mn) -50,261.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Funds Outflow: Canada (AUD mn) -9,772.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Funds Outflow: United Kingdom (AUD mn) 80,770.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Funds Inflow: Singapore (AUD mn) 12,744.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Funds Inflow: Switzerland (AUD mn) -5,235.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Funds Inflow: Total All Countries (AUD mn) -154,431.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Funds Inflow: United Kingdom (AUD mn) -137,646.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Funds Inflow: United States of America (AUD mn) -102,024.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Funds Inflow: Japan (AUD mn) 22,272.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net (USD mn) 20,612.558 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
AU: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -4,101.974 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net (USD mn) -10,566.861 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
AU: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Received (USD mn) 1,192.068 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
AU: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Paid (USD mn) 4,302.424 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 129.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1988 - Dec 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 28,252.681 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1994 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,125,912.102 May 2021 monthly Feb 1975 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 1,902,196.049 May 2021 monthly Mar 1965 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 7.0 May 2021 monthly Mar 1966 - May 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 37,692.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1969 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 2.496 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1969 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Dec 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 4,173.809 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 2,516,040.096 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2004 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2005 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 3,965,897.4 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 20.5 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Households (%) 13.600 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 17.300 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Credit to Households (USD bn) 1,877.500 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1977 - Dec 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 2,975.116 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1971 - Dec 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,960,668.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1988 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 2,305,374.758 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1976 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 1.80 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1977 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 140.76 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Official Reserve Assets: Total: in USD (USD mn) 48,667.333 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1969 - Jun 2021
AU: Domestic Credit: Net (AUD mn) 5,241,936.162 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
AU: Bank Liquid Reserves: to Bank Assets Ratio (%) 4.254 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 23.4 Jun 2021 monthly Aug 2007 - Jun 2021

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