Canada Total Debt: % of GDP

1990 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Canada Total Debt accounted for 1,052.1 % of the country's GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 1,031.4 % in the previous quarter. Canada Total Debt: % of GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1990 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 1,052.1 % in Dec 2020 and a record low of 475.1 % in Jun 1990. CEIC calculates quarterly Total Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Total Debt and quarterly Nominal GDP. Total Debt is calculated as the Total Liabilities less Equity & Investment Fund Shares and Financial Derivatives. Statistics Canada provides Total Debt in local currency and Nominal GDP in local currency.

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Canada Total Debt: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1,052.1 Dec 2020 1,031.4 Sep 2020 475.1 Jun 1990 1,052.1 Dec 2020 % quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020

Total Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Australia (%) 109.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1988 - Dec 2020
Austria (%) 639.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 862.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 376.5 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Canada (%) 1,052.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Croatia (%) 536.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (%) 1,478.3 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Czech Republic (%) 426.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Denmark (%) 857.4 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Estonia (%) 413.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) 732.5 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Finland (%) 676.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
France (%) 1,065.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Germany (%) 662.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Greece (%) 697.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Hungary (%) 469.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Iceland (%) 671.5 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Ireland (%) 1,152.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2020
Italy (%) 701.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2020
Japan (%) 1,306.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1998 - Dec 2020
South Korea (%) 745.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2020
Latvia (%) 369.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Lithuania (%) 317.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (%) 8,073.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
North Macedonia (%) 310.5 2019 yearly 2013 - 2019
Malta (%) 1,378.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Mexico (%) 124.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Netherlands (%) 1,242.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (%) 584.1 2018 yearly 2006 - 2018
Norway (%) 707.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) 344.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Portugal (%) 624.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Romania (%) 263.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) 437.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (%) 387.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 759.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Sweden (%) 823.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Switzerland (%) 1,058.9 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Taiwan (%) 865.4 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Turkey (%) 372.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Ukraine (%) 337.4 2018 yearly 2009 - 2018
United Kingdom (%) 1,184.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1987 - Dec 2020
United States (%) 895.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1951 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -11.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1993 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -15,724.165 Jan 2021 monthly May 1992 - Jan 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 21,588.034 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 13.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 1,282,564.6 2021 yearly 1962 - 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 72.1 2021 yearly 1962 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (CAD bn) 1,235.290 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (CAD bn) 2,898.370 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (CAD bn) 1,240.440 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Budgetary Revenue: TR: Excise Taxes & Duties (CAD mn) 4,368.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
Budgetary Expense (CAD mn) -65,960.000 Mar 2021 monthly May 1992 - Mar 2021
Budgetary Revenue: Tax Revenues (TR) (CAD mn) 27,134.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
Budgetary Revenue (CAD mn) 34,517.000 Mar 2021 monthly May 1992 - Mar 2021
Budgetary Balance: Deficit or Surplus (CAD mn) -31,443.000 Mar 2021 monthly May 1992 - Mar 2021
FIN Forecast: Budgetary Balance (CAD mn) -24,900.000 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
FIN Forecast: Budgetary Expense (CAD mn) 434,500.000 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
FIN Forecast: Budgetary Revenue: Tax: Excise Taxes & Duties (ET) (CAD mn) 65,700.000 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
FIN Forecast: Budgetary Revenue (CAD mn) 417,300.000 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Net Financing Activities (CAD mn) -2,880.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
FIN Forecast: Federal Debt (CAD mn) 1,378,300.000 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.287 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 475.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 40,184.6 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 58.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Apr 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 6,745,490.369 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 7,704,119.726 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 893,615.928 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 39,709.2 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 33.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Apr 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 8,982,517.927 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 6,403,601.693 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 26,098.603 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1988 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 25,661.469 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,955.178 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 4,514.997 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
CA: Export Unit Value Index (2010=100) 106.461 2011 yearly 1948 - 2011
CA: Import Unit Value Index (2010=100) 104.348 2011 yearly 1948 - 2011
Coal Exports (kton) 1,956.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1977 - Apr 2021
Import Value (Val): HS: Iron and Steel (IS) (CAD th) 1,089,281.469 May 2021 monthly Oct 2009 - May 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 8,330.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 935.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 15,493.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1961 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 10,047.118 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1950 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 4.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1961 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 9,181.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1950 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 9,073.657 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1950 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 2,415,262.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 142.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 867,500.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 52.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 1,052.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -47.722 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 1,066,870.540 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows: Financial Assets (FA) (CAD mn) -14,003.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows: Lia: Portfolio Investment (PI) (CAD mn) 12,723.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows: Lia: Foreign Direct Investment in Canada (CAD mn) 19,620.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Statistical Discrepancy (CAD mn) -1,898.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows: FA: Official International Reserves (CAD mn) -5,216.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Receipts: Secondary Income (CAD mn) 4,271.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Payments: Primary Income (PI) (CAD mn) 33,484.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows: FA: Direct Investment Abroad (CAD mn) 10,549.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows: Lia: Other Foreign Investment (CAD mn) -47,022.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Receipts: Primary Income (PI) (CAD mn) 33,262.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Payments: Goods & Services: Services (CAD mn) 28,400.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Balances: Goods & Services: Goods (CAD mn) 3,953.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows (CAD mn) 677.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows: FA: Other Investment (OI) (CAD mn) -56,775.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows: Lia: PI: Canada Debt Securities (CD) (CAD mn) -13,040.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Receipts: Goods & Services: Goods (CAD mn) 149,368.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows: FA: Portfolio Investment (PI) (CAD mn) 37,439.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows: Liabilities (Lia) (CAD mn) -14,680.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Financial Acct: Net Flows: Lia: PI: Foreign Equity & Investment Fund ... (CAD mn) 25,763.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Receipts: Goods & Services: Services (CAD mn) 29,280.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Payments: Goods & Services: Goods (CAD mn) 145,415.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Balances (CAD mn) 2,612.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Capital Account: Balances (CAD mn) -38.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Receipts (CAD mn) 216,181.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Capital Account: Receipts (CAD mn) 70.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Payments: Secondary Income (CAD mn) 6,270.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Balances: Primary Income (PI) (CAD mn) -223.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Balances: Goods & Services: Services (CAD mn) 881.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Payments (CAD mn) 213,569.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Capital Account: Payments (CAD mn) 108.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Balances: Secondary Income (CAD mn) -1,999.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): BPM6: CA: Balances: sa (CAD mn) 1,184.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Payments: sa: Goods & Services: Services (CAD mn) 27,762.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Receipts: sa: Secondary Income (CAD mn) 3,759.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): BPM6: CA: Payments: sa (CAD mn) 217,075.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): BPM6: Current Account (CA): Receipts: sa (CAD mn) 218,259.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Payments: sa: Secondary Income (CAD mn) 4,663.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Balances: sa: Secondary Income (CAD mn) -905.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Receipts: sa: Goods & Services: Services (CAD mn) 28,220.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Payments: sa: Goods & Services: Goods (CAD mn) 151,034.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Balances: sa: Goods & Services: Services (CAD mn) 458.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Payments: sa: Primary Income (PI) (CAD mn) 33,615.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Balances: sa: Goods & Services: Goods (CAD mn) 1,684.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Receipts: sa: Primary Income (PI) (CAD mn) 33,562.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Balances: sa: Primary Income (PI) (CAD mn) -53.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
BoP: BPM6: CA: Receipts: sa: Goods & Services: Goods (CAD mn) 152,718.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): BPM6: Net (CAD mn) 1,390,473.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): BPM6: Liabilities (CAD mn) 5,331,659.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): BPM6: Assets (CAD mn) 6,722,132.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Rate: Daily Average: European Euro (CAD/EUR) 1.472 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Jun 2021
Insolvency Statistics: Bankruptcy (Unit) 2,524.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - May 2021
CA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net (USD mn) -63,514.724 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
CA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net (USD mn) 25,201.342 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
CA: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -100.706 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
CA: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Received (USD mn) 910.839 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
CA: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Paid (USD mn) 6,538.041 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 0.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 110.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1969 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,269,845.288 May 2021 monthly Mar 1975 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 1,841,202.118 May 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 13.4 May 2021 monthly Jan 1969 - May 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 70,253.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.142 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Apr 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 3,946,830.549 May 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 12.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 4,423,889.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1969 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - May 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Households (%) 12.400 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 23.600 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Credit to Households (USD bn) 1,940.665 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1969 - Dec 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 4,231.089 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1954 - Dec 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 2,070,210.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1969 - May 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 2,777,369.665 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1969 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 3.52 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 239.82 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1969 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M1+: Gross (CAD mn) 1,525,756.000 May 2021 monthly Mar 1975 - May 2021
Money Supply: M3: Gross: sa (CAD mn) 2,989,239.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - May 2021
Money Supply: M1+: Gross: sa (CAD mn) 1,534,862.000 May 2021 monthly Mar 1975 - May 2021
Money Supply: M2+: M2: Gross (CAD mn) 2,224,533.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - May 2021
Money Supply: M3: Gross (CAD mn) 2,989,214.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - May 2021
Money Supply: M2+: M2: Gross: sa (CAD mn) 2,225,461.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - May 2021
Official International Reserves (USD mn) 89,053.000 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1994 - Jun 2021
Official International Reserves: Gold (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1994 - Jun 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 27.4 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Jun 2021
Purchasing Manager Index: Seasonally Adjusted (NA) 71.900 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021

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