Bolivia External Debt: % of GDP

2006 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Bolivia External Debt: % of GDP

  • Bolivia External Debt accounted for 38.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 33.0 % in the previous year.
  • Bolivia External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2006 to Dec 2020.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 69.3 % in Dec 2006 and a record low of 26.1 % in Dec 2013.

CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. World Bank Finance provides External Debt in USD. National Statistics Institute provides Nominal GDP in local currency. The Central Bank of Bolivia average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.


Related information about Bolivia External Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Bolivia, Current Account recorded a surplus of 274.4 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 167.4 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Bolivia Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 21.0 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 53.7 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • The country's External Debt reached 14,470.0 in Mar 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 11.3 USD bn in Dec 2021.

View Bolivia's External Debt: % of GDP from 2006 to 2020 in the chart:

Bolivia External Debt: % of GDP

What was Bolivia's External Debt: % of GDP in 2020?

Bolivia External Debt accounted for 38.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 33.0 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
38.8 2020 33.0 2019 26.1 2013 69.3 2006 % yearly 2006 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 63.2 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Algeria (%) 2.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Argentina (%) 56.6 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Armenia (%) 99.9 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Australia (%) 116.1 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Austria (%) 161.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 14.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Belarus (%) 58.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 258.0 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Bolivia (%) 38.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 25.5 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Botswana (%) 8.6 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Brazil (%) 35.3 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 61.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Cambodia (%) 75.1 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Canada (%) 135.9 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Chile (%) 75.4 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
China (%) 15.5 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Colombia (%) 54.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Croatia (%) 74.6 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Cyprus (%) 822.3 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Czech Republic (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Denmark (%) 149.9 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ecuador (%) 54.1 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Egypt (%) 34.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) 84.7 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
European Union (%) 130.0 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Finland (%) 208.1 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
France (%) 256.2 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Georgia (%) 117.5 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Germany (%) 170.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Ghana (%) 35.6 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Greece (%) 304.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 510.6 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Hungary (%) 155.5 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Iceland (%) 84.8 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
India (%) 19.9 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Indonesia (%) 35.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Iran (%) 0.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 688.8 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Israel (%) 32.8 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Italy (%) 137.6 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 97.9 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Jordan (%) 86.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 81.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 35.3 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
South Korea (%) 34.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Kosovo (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Kuwait (%) 58.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 106.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Laos (%) 53.8 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Latvia (%) 107.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (%) 53.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 76.6 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Luxembourg (%) 4,791.4 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (%) 81.4 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Malawi (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 70.0 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Malta (%) 633.5 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Mauritius (%) 2,062.5 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Mexico (%) 47.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Moldova (%) 65.9 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Mongolia (%) 221.1 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Montenegro (%) 203.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Morocco (%) 46.9 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Mozambique (%) 71.7 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 412.2 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
New Zealand (%) 87.9 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Nigeria (%) 8.8 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Norway (%) 154.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 34.5 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) 12.0 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Panama (%) 177.4 2021 yearly 2014 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 50.4 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Peru (%) 45.2 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Philippines (%) 27.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Poland (%) 56.5 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Portugal (%) 193.3 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Qatar (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (%) 56.0 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Russia (%) 27.1 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Serbia (%) 68.5 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Singapore (%) 448.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 137.0 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Slovenia (%) 97.7 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
South Africa (%) 38.3 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Spain (%) 192.9 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 57.7 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Sudan (%) 105.1 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (%) 169.6 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 287.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Taiwan (%) 27.6 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 40.6 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 38.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Tunisia (%) 100.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 54.2 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Ukraine (%) 64.8 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.0 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -2,406.115 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 7,367.478 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 18.3 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 8,960.7 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 27.2 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BOB bn) 143.080 2027 yearly 1984 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BOB bn) 350.691 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (BOB bn) 120.202 2027 yearly 1984 - 2027
General Government: Revenue: Current (BOB mn) 77,570.126 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) -0.414 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 60.8 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 1994 - Jul 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,203.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 20.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 9.134 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,364.646 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 807.351 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,142.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 43.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 189,863.792 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 139,897.860 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 27.899 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 91.544 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jul 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 64.586 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 177.895 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Traditional: Minerals: Zinc (USD mn) 140.952 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Non Traditional: Soy (USD mn) 270.361 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Traditional: Hydrocarbons: Natural Gas (USD mn) 318.629 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Traditional: Minerals: Tin (USD mn) 29.261 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Non Traditional: Chestnuts (USD mn) 28.102 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Brazil (USD mn) 156.435 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Colombia (USD mn) 133.869 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Peru (USD mn) 82.944 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: United States (USD mn) 27.899 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Argentina (USD mn) 235.494 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Imports: cif: Brazil (USD mn) 181.879 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Imports: cif: China (USD mn) 177.895 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Imports: cif: Peru (USD mn) 115.719 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Imports: cif: United States (USD mn) 91.544 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Imports: cif: Argentina (USD mn) 202.604 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 21.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 274.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 2.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 167.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 53.702 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -0.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 53.862 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 14,470.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 38.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 0.0 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.273 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -7,461.512 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
BOP: Current Account (USD mn) 274.359 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Current Account: Primary Income (USD mn) -320.333 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: Direct Investment (DI) (USD mn) -146.400 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Capital Account (USD mn) 1.005 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Current Account: Credit (USD mn) 3,616.595 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Current Account: Secondary Income (USD mn) 304.408 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) 7.113 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Current Account: Debit (USD mn) 3,342.236 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 1.150 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 302.412 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Imports (USD mn) 591.165 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: PI: Net Incurred Liabilities (USD mn) 53.702 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: FOB Imports (USD mn) 2,344.519 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: PI: Net Acquisition of Financial Assets (AFA) (USD mn) 60.815 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Exports (USD mn) 185.187 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: PI: AFA: Debt Securities (DS) (USD mn) 79.058 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 696.262 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.145 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: Reserve Assets (USD mn) -280.165 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: DI: Net Acquisition of Financial Assets (AFA) (USD mn) 20.991 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: OI: Net Acquisition of Financial Assets (AFA) (USD mn) 337.364 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -405.978 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: Net Borrowing (USD mn) -118.412 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Errors & Omissions (USD mn) -393.777 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: FOB Exports (USD mn) 3,040.781 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: DI: Net Incurred Liabilities (NIL) (USD mn) 167.391 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
BOP: Financial Account: OI: Net Incurred Liabilities (NIL) (USD mn) 34.953 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 25,109.410 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) -7,266.003 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 17,843.406 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Transport, Storage & Communication (USD th) 68,350.620 2017 yearly 1996 - 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: Construction (USD th) 98,433.238 2017 yearly 1996 - 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: Manufacturing (USD th) 381,848.587 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Mining & Quarrying (USD th) 295,979.199 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Crude Oil & Natural Gas Extraction & Exploration (USD th) 185,982.605 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.1 Aug 2022 monthly Aug 2014 - Aug 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 11.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2010 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 10,524.237 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1987 - Jul 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 18,242.854 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1987 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 6.3 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1988 - Jul 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 9.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,311.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.078 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 2,428.422 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 28,258.456 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 15.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2015 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 44,247.9 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.6 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 4,768.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 4,768.428 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2014 - Jun 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 9.04 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2015 - Jun 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 69.96 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M4 (BOB th) 200,451,997.351 Jan 2019 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2019
Money Supply: M3 (BOB th) 229,001,290.643 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2022
Central Bank: Reserves (USD mn) 4,301.063 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022

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