Bahrain Government Debt: % of GDP

2007 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Bahrain Government Debt: % of GDP

  • Bahrain Government debt accounted for 95.3 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Mar 2022, compared with the ratio of 98.6 % in the previous quarter.
  • Bahrain government debt to GDP ratio data is updated quarterly, available from Dec 2007 to Mar 2022.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 102.1 % in Mar 2021 and a record low of 7.3 % in Dec 2008.

CEIC calculates quarterly Government Debt as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Government Debt and rolling sum of quarterly Nominal GDP. The Ministry of Finance and National Economy provides Government Debt in local currency. The Central Informatics Organization provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Government Debt includes Domestic Debt only.


Related information about Bahrain Government Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Bahrain National Government Debt reached 38.7 USD bn in Apr 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP reached 10.8 USD bn in Mar 2022.

View Bahrain's Government Debt: % of GDP from Dec 2007 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

Bahrain Government Debt: % of GDP

What was Bahrain's Government Debt: % of GDP in Mar 2022?

Bahrain Government debt accounted for 95.3 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Mar 2022, compared with the ratio of 98.6 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
95.3 Mar 2022 98.6 Dec 2021 7.3 Dec 2008 102.1 Mar 2021 % quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022

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Algeria (%) 36.4 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Argentina (%) 80.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Armenia (%) 63.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Austria (%) 82.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 6.4 2010 yearly 2008 - 2010
Bahrain (%) 95.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Bangladesh (%) 19.2 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Belarus (%) 36.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 108.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1980 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (%) 27.2 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 26.3 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Botswana (%) 15.3 Dec 2019 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2019
Brazil (%) 78.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Bulgaria (%) 25.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Cambodia (%) 35.2 2021 yearly 2013 - 2021
Canada (%) 73.8 2021 yearly 1962 - 2021
Chile (%) 35.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
China (%) 19.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Colombia (%) 64.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Croatia (%) 79.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Cyprus (%) 103.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Czech Republic (%) 41.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Denmark (%) 36.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 61.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2021
Egypt (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Estonia (%) 17.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 88.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Finland (%) 66.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
France (%) 112.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Georgia (%) 47.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) 69.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Ghana (%) 80.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Greece (%) 193.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 46.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hungary (%) 75.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 75.0 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
India (%) 56.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Indonesia (%) 40.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2022
Iran (%) 9.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 56.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) 67.1 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Italy (%) 152.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 8.6 2015 yearly 1975 - 2015
Japan (%) 229.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 89.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 24.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Kenya (%) 67.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2021
South Korea (%) 45.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2021
Kosovo (%) 23.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Kuwait (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 61.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Latvia (%) 44.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) 171.0 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 44.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) 24.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2021
North Macedonia (%) 50.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 63.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 56.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Mauritius (%) 79.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 52.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 31.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 80.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 68.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Nepal (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 50.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 33.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 20.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Norway (%) 43.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Oman (%) 65.9 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 73.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 79.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Panama (%) 64.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (%) 31.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2021
Peru (%) 33.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 63.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) 52.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 127.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Romania (%) 48.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 15.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 30.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2021
Serbia (%) 55.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2004 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 160.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (%) 63.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Slovenia (%) 74.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) 67.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1960 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 117.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 99.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Sweden (%) 35.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Switzerland (%) 24.7 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Taiwan (%) 32.6 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Tajikistan (%) 39.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Thailand (%) 53.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -13.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -4,576.393 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,276.013 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 3.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 38,733.1 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 95.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BHD bn) 4.987 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BHD bn) 25.321 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (BHD bn) 3.470 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Government Budget: Net Surplus or Deficit (BHD mn) -1,721.094 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Government Budget: Revenue: Non Oil: Taxation and Fees (BHD mn) 479.884 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Net Government Debt: Outstanding (BHD mn) 10,730.785 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
Domestic Public Debt Instruments: Outstanding (BHD mn) 14,566.800 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Apr 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.242 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 4,904.0 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 7,413.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 66.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2019 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 2,778,894.614 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,208.739 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 756.714 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,261.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 28.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2019 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 161,392.351 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 39,849.060 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 104.340 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 63.152 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 41.685 Mar 2022 monthly Nov 1994 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 199.019 Sep 2019 monthly Jan 1989 - Sep 2019
Exports (BHD mn) 2,788.100 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Imports (BHD mn) 1,978.600 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Exports: Annual: Re-Exports (BHD mn) 109.900 2007 yearly 1991 - 2007
Exports: HS: Annual (BHD mn) 8,410.900 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Imports: Annual (BHD mn) 6,566.600 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Energy Imports: Value: Crude Oil: Annual (USD th) 2,776,458.000 2020 yearly 1978 - 2020
Energy Exports: Volume: Petroleum Products (Barrel th) 7,489.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 64.3 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 1,476.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 13.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,759.2 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 946.339 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 9.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 0.895 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 23,433.782 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 1,515.160 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,572.606 2017 yearly 1975 - 2017
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 2,572.606 2017 yearly 1975 - 2017
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,403.989 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 111.170 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn) 0.000 2017 yearly 1975 - 2017
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Equity (USD mn) 981.915 2011 yearly 1975 - 2011
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (BHD mn) 4,837.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income (BHD mn) -950.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net (BHD mn) 97.200 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (BHD mn) -3,802.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Capital Account (BHD mn) 0.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Reserve Assets: Net (BHD mn) -946.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net: Assets (BHD mn) -397.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services (BHD mn) 1,034.800 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Debit (BHD mn) -1,920.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net (BHD mn) -425.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net: Assets (BHD mn) -1,316.400 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods (BHD mn) 1,844.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (BHD mn) 970.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment (BHD mn) 637.400 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Workers' Remittances (BHD mn) -950.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (BHD mn) 978.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income (BHD mn) -950.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account (BHD mn) -636.700 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Errors and Omissions (BHD mn) -341.800 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net: Liabilities (BHD mn) 494.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net: Liabilities (BHD mn) 891.400 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
IIP: Liabilities (BHD mn) 44,681.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
IIP: Assets (BHD mn) 53,494.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
International Investment Position (IIP) (BHD mn) 8,813.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
No of Registrations: New Enterprises (Unit) 2,071.000 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.5 Mar 2018 semiannually Mar 2013 - Mar 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 8,797.573 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 35,686.461 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Apr 2022
M2 Growth (%) 2.0 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1975 - Apr 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 5.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,341.0 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 1965 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.131 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.7 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 6.649 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1966 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 50,264.704 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 10.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 49,430.6 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 1991 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 7.2 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 1992 - Apr 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 29,441.264 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.88 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 68.57 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3 (BHD mn) 14,918.800 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 1991 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (BHD mn) 13,421.000 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (BHD mn) 3,308.600 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency Outside Banks (BHD mn) 535.600 Nov 2018 monthly Jan 1989 - Nov 2018
Currency in Circulation (BHD mn) 759.400 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Official Reserves (BHD mn) 1,708.300 Sep 2015 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2015
Deposits: Retail Banks (BHD mn) 18,903.600 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: Non Bank Residents (NR) (BHD mn) 11,072.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: NR: Personal (BHD mn) 5,540.200 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: NR: Business (BHD mn) 5,111.100 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022

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