Canada External Debt: % of GDP

1990 - 2019 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Canada External Debt accounted for 125.6 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2019, compared with the ratio of 120.5 % in the previous year. Canada External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1990 to Dec 2019. The data reached an all-time high of 125.6 % in Dec 2019 and a record low of 56.2 % in Dec 1990. CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly External Debt and quarterly Nominal GDP. Statistics Canada provides External Debt in local currency and Nominal GDP in local currency.

In the latest reports of Canada, Current Account recorded a deficit of 5.7 USD bn in Sep 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 7.8 USD bn in Sep 2020. Canada Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 13.0 USD bn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 8.6 USD bn in Sep 2020. The country's External Debt reached 2,272,370.1 in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 359.0 USD bn in Jun 2020.

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Canada External Debt: % of GDP

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
125.6 2019 120.5 2018 56.2 1990 125.6 2019 % yearly 1990 - 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 (%) -6.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 1993 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -16,582.508 Aug 2020 monthly May 1992 - Aug 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 16,287.638 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 10.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 884,096.2 2020 yearly 1962 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 54.0 2020 yearly 1962 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (CAD bn) 1,102.276 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (CAD bn) 2,919.284 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (CAD bn) 1,094.790 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Budgetary Revenue (CAD mn) 24,067.000 Oct 2020 monthly May 1992 - Oct 2020
Budgetary Revenue: Tax Revenues (TR) (CAD mn) 21,529.000 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2020
Budgetary Expense (CAD mn) -42,573.000 Oct 2020 monthly May 1992 - Oct 2020
Budgetary Balance: Deficit or Surplus (CAD mn) -18,506.000 Oct 2020 monthly May 1992 - Oct 2020
Budgetary Revenue: TR: Excise Taxes & Duties (CAD mn) 4,682.000 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2020
FIN Forecast: Budgetary Revenue (CAD mn) 417,300.000 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
FIN Forecast: Budgetary Expense (CAD mn) 434,500.000 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
FIN Forecast: Budgetary Balance (CAD mn) -24,900.000 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
FIN Forecast: Budgetary Revenue: Tax: Excise Taxes & Duties (ET) (CAD mn) 65,700.000 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Net Financing Activities (CAD mn) 28,736.000 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2020
FIN Forecast: Federal Debt (CAD mn) 1,378,300.000 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026

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