Belgium External Debt: % of GDP

2007 - 2019 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Belgium's External Debt accounted for 242.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2019, compared with the ratio of 242.3 % in the previous year. Belgium's External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2007 to Dec 2019. The data reached an all-time high of 331.8 % in Dec 2008 and a record low of 242.3 % in Dec 2018. CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The National Bank of Belgium provides External Debt in EUR based on BPM6 and Nominal GDP in EUR. External Debt prior to 2008 is based on BPM5.

In the latest reports of Belgium, Current Account recorded a deficit of 407.6 USD mn in Jun 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 939.0 USD mn in Jun 2020. Belgium's Direct Investment Abroad fell by 6.6 USD bn in Jun 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 26.2 USD bn in Jun 2020. The country's External Debt reached 1,354,409.6 in Jun 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 111.5 USD bn in Jun 2020.

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Belgium External Debt: % of GDP

What was Belgium's External Debt: % of GDP in 2019?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
242.7 2019 242.3 2018 242.3 2018 331.8 2008 % yearly 2007 - 2019

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 60.4 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Algeria (%) 2.3 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Argentina (%) 62.6 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Armenia (%) 90.3 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Australia (%) 123.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Austria (%) 153.7 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Azerbaijan (%) 21.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Jun 2020
Belarus (%) 65.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2020
Belgium (%) 242.7 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Bolivia (%) 33.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.9 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -10,387.606 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 158,638.083 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 29.8 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 603,311.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 114.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 1980 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EUR bn) 297.071 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EUR bn) 659.375 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (EUR bn) 269.313 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
General Government Primary Balance (EUR mn) 93.800 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Expenditure (EUR mn) 247,877.300 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Expenditure: Current (EUR mn) 222,529.200 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Revenue (EUR mn) 238,598.200 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Expenditure: Capital (EUR mn) 15,975.200 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Revenue: Fiscal & Parafiscal: Direct Taxes (EUR mn) 74,588.300 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Revenue: Fiscal & Parafiscal: Indirect Taxes (EUR mn) 63,728.700 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
NBB Forecast: General Government Revenue: % of GDP (%) 50.700 2023 yearly 2017 - 2023
NBB Forecast: Public Debt: % of GDP (%) 120.400 2023 yearly 2017 - 2023
NBB Forecast: General Government Primary Expenditures: % of GDP (%) 55.100 2023 yearly 2017 - 2023
NBB Forecast: General Government Primary Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.400 2023 yearly 2017 - 2023
NBB Forecast: Overall Balance Per Sub-Sector: Social Security: % of GDP (%) 0.000 2022 yearly 2017 - 2022
General Government Debt: DS: Short Term (EUR mn) 37,893.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
General Government Debt (EUR mn) 514,639.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
General Government Debt: DS: Long Term (EUR mn) 392,875.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
General Government Debt: Loans: Short Term (EUR mn) 7,199.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2018
General Government Debt: Loans: Long Term (EUR mn) 73,126.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2018
Treasury Revenue (EUR mn) 6,357.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2020
Treasury Revenue: Current: Fiscal: CE: Excise Duties (EUR mn) 663.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2020
Treasury Revenue: Current: Fiscal: VR: VAT (EUR mn) 1,968.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2020
Treasury Revenue: Current: Fiscal: Direct Taxes (DT) (EUR mn) 2,992.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2020
Treasury Gross Debt (EUR mn) 421,650.000 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1979 - Nov 2020

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