Bangladesh Government Debt: % of GDP

2010 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Bangladesh Government Debt: % of GDP

  • Bangladesh Government debt accounted for 19.2 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with the ratio of 18.7 % in the previous year.
  • Bangladesh government debt to GDP ratio data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2010 to Dec 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 25.2 % in Dec 2012 and a record low of 14.2 % in Dec 2017.

CEIC shifts year-end for annual Government Debt as % of Nominal GDP. Government Debt as % of Nominal GDP is calculated from quarterly Government Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The World Bank provides Government Debt in local currency. The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Nominal GDP prior to 2016 is based on old classification of data. Nominal GDP is reported in annual frequency, ending in June of each year.
  • The country's Nominal GDP reached 460.7 USD bn in Jun 2022.
  • View Bangladesh's Government Debt: % of GDP from 2010 to 2021 in the chart:

    Bangladesh Government Debt: % of GDP

    What was Bangladesh's Government Debt: % of GDP in 2021?

    Bangladesh Government debt accounted for 19.2 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with the ratio of 18.7 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

    Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
    19.2 2021 18.7 2020 14.2 2017 25.2 2012 % yearly 2010 - 2021

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    country/region Last Frequency Range
    Albania (%) 68.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2010 - Mar 2022
    Algeria (%) 36.4 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
    Argentina (%) 78.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
    Armenia (%) 63.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
    Australia (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
    Austria (%) 84.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    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 (%) 36.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
    Belgium (%) 107.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1980 - Mar 2022
    Bolivia (%) 27.2 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
    Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 24.5 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
    Botswana (%) 15.3 Dec 2019 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2019
    Brazil (%) 78.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Jun 2022
    Bulgaria (%) 22.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
    Cambodia (%) 35.2 2021 yearly 2013 - 2021
    Canada (%) 71.0 2022 yearly 1962 - 2022
    Chile (%) 37.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
    China (%) 19.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
    Colombia (%) 65.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
    Croatia (%) 77.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
    Cyprus (%) 97.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2022
    Czech Republic (%) 42.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Denmark (%) 33.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Ecuador (%) 61.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2021
    Egypt (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
    Estonia (%) 17.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    European Union (%) 87.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Finland (%) 71.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
    France (%) 114.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
    Georgia (%) 47.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
    Germany (%) 67.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Ghana (%) 80.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
    Greece (%) 188.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
    Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 46.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
    Hungary (%) 75.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2022
    Iceland (%) 74.6 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
    India (%) 56.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
    Indonesia (%) 39.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2015 - Jun 2022
    Iran (%) 8.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
    Ireland (%) 53.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    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 (%) 231.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2022
    Jordan (%) 88.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
    Kazakhstan (%) 23.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
    Kenya (%) 67.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
    South Korea (%) 46.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2022
    Kosovo (%) 23.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
    Kuwait (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
    Kyrgyzstan (%) 67.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
    Latvia (%) 44.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
    Lebanon (%) 150.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
    Lithuania (%) 40.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Luxembourg (%) 22.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
    North Macedonia (%) 48.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2022
    Malawi (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
    Malaysia (%) 62.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2022
    Malta (%) 57.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
    Mauritius (%) 76.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
    Mexico (%) 51.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2022
    Moldova (%) 30.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2022
    Mongolia (%) 59.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2017 - Dec 2021
    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 (%) 20.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
    Norway (%) 43.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
    Oman (%) 65.9 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
    Pakistan (%) 69.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
    Palestinian Territory (%) 74.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
    Panama (%) 64.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
    Paraguay (%) 31.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Mar 2022
    Peru (%) 33.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
    Philippines (%) 62.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
    Poland (%) 51.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
    Portugal (%) 127.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Qatar (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
    Romania (%) 48.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Jun 2022
    Russia (%) 13.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Jun 2022
    Saudi Arabia (%) 26.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2016 - Jun 2022
    Serbia (%) 55.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2004 - Jun 2022
    Singapore (%) 176.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
    Slovakia (%) 62.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Slovenia (%) 75.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
    South Africa (%) 70.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1960 - Jun 2022
    Spain (%) 117.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Sri Lanka (%) 117.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
    Sweden (%) 35.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Switzerland (%) 24.7 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
    Taiwan (%) 30.2 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
    Tajikistan (%) 39.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
    Thailand (%) 53.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
    Tunisia (%) 79.7 Dec 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2021
    Turkey (%) 42.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 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 (%) -5.2 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
    Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,698.133 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Apr 2022
    Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,298.736 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1990 - Jun 2022
    Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.9 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
    Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 19.2 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
    Forecast: Government Expenditure (BDT bn) 7,011.275 2024 yearly 1980 - 2024
    Forecast: Government Net Debt (BDT bn) 26,363.886 2027 yearly 2003 - 2027
    Forecast: Government Revenue (BDT bn) 6,849.828 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
    Government Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 339,000.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Apr 2022
    Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) -147,040.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Apr 2022
    Government Debt: Domestic (DO): Net (BDT mn) 2,665,224.000 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2002 - Jun 2022
    BD: Expenditure (BDT mn) 2,583,378.700 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
    Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
    Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.722 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
    Trade Balance (USD mn) -3,134.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2022
    Total Exports (USD mn) 4,572.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2022
    Total Exports Growth (%) 41.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 2022
    Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,882.448 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
    Exports: Medicament (USD th) 143,598.178 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
    Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,890.969 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
    Total Imports (USD mn) 6,881.6 May 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - May 2022
    Total Imports Growth (%) 37.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 2022
    Imports: Medicament (USD th) 122,422.756 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
    Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 546,470.381 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
    Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 796.138 May 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - May 2022
    Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 330.043 May 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - May 2022
    Total Exports to China (USD mn) 38.320 May 2022 monthly Nov 1998 - May 2022
    Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,587.666 May 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - May 2022
    Import Price Index (2005-2006=100) 283.380 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
    Export Price Index (2005-2006=100) 240.500 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
    Terms of Trade Index (2005-2006=100) 87.110 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
    Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
    Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 36.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
    Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,246.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - Jun 2022
    Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.8 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
    Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,202.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2022
    Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.3 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
    Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -67.073 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
    Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.1 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
    Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -58.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
    Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -9.115 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
    External Debt (USD mn) 93,233.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    External Debt: % of GDP (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
    External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 19,166.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
    Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -14.803 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
    Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -68,668.009 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Import F.O.B (USD mn) -22,553.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) -9.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account: Capital Transfers (USD mn) 28.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) 1,306.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance (USD mn) -9,290.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -3,552.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Private Transfers (PT) (USD mn) 5,213.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 3,896.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CA: Services (USD mn) -1,066.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -743.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,202.370 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -5,892.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 2,486.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Official Transfers (USD mn) 3.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -20.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: FDI: of which net inflow (USD mn) 807.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2015 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Export F.O.B (USD mn) 13,263.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -752.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 28.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    BoP: USD: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) -125.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
    IIP: Assets (BDT mn) 4,665,669.828 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
    International Investment Position (IIP): Net (BDT mn) -5,919,182.337 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
    IIP: Liabilities (BDT mn) 10,584,852.165 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
    Outstanding External Debt as Percentage of GDP (%) 11.880 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
    Monetary Last Frequency Range
    Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 8.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
    Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 45,575.677 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Jun 2022
    Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 180,351.658 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Jul 2022
    M2 Growth (%) 8.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1987 - Jul 2022
    Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Aug 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Aug 2022
    Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 35,271.9 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1972 - Aug 2022
    Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Aug 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Aug 2022
    Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Jul 2022
    Gold Reserves (USD mn) 780.657 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Aug 2022
    Total Deposits (USD mn) 169,073.900 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1986 - Jun 2022
    Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.2 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1987 - Jun 2022
    Domestic Credit (USD mn) 176,606.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Jul 2022
    Domestic Credit Growth (%) 15.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1988 - Jul 2022
    Total Loans (USD mn) 184,024.280 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 1991 - Jun 2022
    Total Loans Growth (%) 12.94 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1992 - Jul 2022
    Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 33.51 2021 yearly 1974 - 2021

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