Denmark External Debt: % of GDP

2005 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Denmark External Debt accounted for 157.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 144.5 % in the previous year. Denmark External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2005 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 185.4 % in Dec 2010 and a record low of 142.1 % in Dec 2018. CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. Denmark National Bank provides External Debt in local currency. Statistics Denmark provides Nominal GDP in local currency.

In the latest reports of Denmark, Current Account recorded a surplus of 3.0 USD bn in May 2021. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 2.4 USD bn in May 2021. Denmark Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 291.2 USD mn in May 2021. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 2.2 USD bn in Mar 2021. The country's External Debt reached 602,574.0 in Dec 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 94.4 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Denmark External Debt: % of GDP

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
157.0 2020 144.5 2019 142.1 2018 185.4 2010 % yearly 2005 - 2020

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 65.8 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Algeria (%) 2.2 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Argentina (%) 70.7 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Armenia (%) 102.3 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Australia (%) 129.6 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Austria (%) 164.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Belarus (%) 70.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 268.6 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 33.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 23.1 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Botswana (%) 7.8 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Brazil (%) 38.4 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 63.4 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Cambodia (%) 69.9 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Canada (%) 142.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Chile (%) 82.4 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
China (%) 16.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Colombia (%) 56.8 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Croatia (%) 87.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Cyprus (%) 908.4 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Czech Republic (%) 75.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Denmark (%) 157.0 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Ecuador (%) 57.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Egypt (%) 33.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2020
Estonia (%) 89.8 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
European Union (%) 130.4 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Finland (%) 225.2 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
France (%) 261.7 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Georgia (%) 129.6 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Germany (%) 165.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Ghana (%) 34.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Greece (%) 299.2 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 514.2 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Hungary (%) 160.2 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Iceland (%) 81.0 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
India (%) 21.1 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 39.4 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Iran (%) 1.6 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Ireland (%) 713.4 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Israel (%) 32.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Italy (%) 140.7 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 92.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Jordan (%) 82.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 96.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) 33.1 2019 yearly 2015 - 2019
South Korea (%) 33.3 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Kosovo (%) 37.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Kuwait (%) 50.2 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 112.4 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Laos (%) 52.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Latvia (%) 124.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (%) 62.8 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 74.2 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Luxembourg (%) 5,104.4 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 80.2 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Malawi (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 67.6 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Malta (%) 697.3 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Mauritius (%) 2,006.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Mexico (%) 42.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Moldova (%) 70.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Mongolia (%) 243.1 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Montenegro (%) 150.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (%) 53.6 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Mozambique (%) 71.8 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 443.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
New Zealand (%) 90.6 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Nigeria (%) 7.8 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Norway (%) 180.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 43.0 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 35.4 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Panama (%) 156.8 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 53.7 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Peru (%) 43.4 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Philippines (%) 27.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Poland (%) 60.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Portugal (%) 202.7 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Qatar (%) 83.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
Romania (%) 57.8 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Russia (%) 31.5 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Serbia (%) 61.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Singapore (%) 471.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Slovakia (%) 121.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) 103.2 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
South Africa (%) 56.5 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Spain (%) 199.4 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 61.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Sudan (%) 120.5 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) 164.2 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Switzerland (%) 284.6 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Taiwan (%) 28.4 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Tajikistan (%) 37.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 36.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Tunisia (%) 100.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 62.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Ukraine (%) 80.8 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -3,161.636 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 46,295.893 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 48.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 149,585.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 42.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (DKK bn) 1,457.650 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (DKK bn) 1,288.330 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (DKK bn) 1,457.380 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
General Government Expenditure: Capital (DKK mn) 18,950.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
General Government Revenue (DKK mn) 309,768.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
General Government Revenue: Current (DKK mn) 290,258.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2018
General Government Expenditure (DKK mn) 311,334.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
General Government Revenue: Current: Taxes on Production and Imports: ow Value A... (DKK mn) 57,510.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2018
General Government: Overall Surplus (DKK mn) -1,566.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
General Government Expenditure: Current (DKK mn) 268,269.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2018
Central Government Debt: Gross: Foreign (DKK bn) 57.065 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1990 - Jun 2021
Central Government Debt: Gross (DKK bn) 774.204 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1990 - Jun 2021
Central Government Debt: Gross: Domestic (DKK bn) 717.140 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1990 - Jun 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.200 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 336.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 10,634.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 17.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 454,532.737 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 9,701,707.575 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,664,528.615 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 10,298.4 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 28.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 4,115,994.757 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,420,225.011 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 972.577 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 236.058 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 512.332 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 877.919 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Exports: sa (DKK mn) 65,105.200 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Exports: sa: Machinery excl Transport Equipment (DKK mn) 12,990.800 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Exports: sa: Transport Equipment (DKK mn) 2,075.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Exports: sa: Chemicals and Related Products (DKK mn) 17,436.400 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Exports: sa: Live Animals, Food, Beverages and Tobacco (DKK mn) 11,189.800 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Exports: sa: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (DKK mn) 2,795.500 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Natural Gas Exports: Netherlands (TJ) 2,923.048 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Natural Gas Exports: Sweden (TJ) 1,848.752 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Natural Gas Exports: Germany (TJ) 0.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 291.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 2,964.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 5.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,397.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,167.039 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 6.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 1,699.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 4,793.777 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 602,574.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 157.0 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 253,256.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 68.2 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 857.4 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 37.438 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 234,754.845 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income (DKK mn) 8,598.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods and Services (DKK mn) 12,968.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income (DKK mn) -3,420.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods and Services: Services (DKK mn) 4,185.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (DKK mn) 18,147.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (DKK mn) -16,278.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods and Services: Goods f.o.b (DKK mn) 8,783.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Assets: Direct Investments (DKK mn) 1,783.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Net Assets: Financial Derivatives (DKK mn) -8,884.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Portfolio Investments (DKK mn) 15,955.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Net Assets: Portfolio Investments (DKK mn) 5,554.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Assets: Portfolio Investments (DKK mn) 21,510.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Other Investments (DKK mn) -6,265.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Assets: Financial Derivatives (DKK mn) -8,884.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
Balance of Payment (BoP): Financial Account (FA): Net Assets (DKK mn) 1,845.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Net Assets: Reserve Assets (DKK mn) 18,307.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Net Assets: Direct Investments (DKK mn) -12,892.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Liabilities (DKK mn) 24,366.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Net Assets: Other Investments (DKK mn) -240.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Assets: Reserve Assets (DKK mn) 18,307.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Assets (DKK mn) 26,211.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Direct Investments (DKK mn) 14,676.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Liabilities (DKK mn) 6,645,001.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (DKK mn) 1,765,327.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Assets (DKK mn) 8,410,328.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Danish Direct Investment (DKK bn) 16.600 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
No of Bankruptcy: Registry Based (Unit) 486.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jun 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 128.6 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 186,387.350 Aug 2017 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2017
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 203,577.099 Aug 2017 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2017
M2 Growth (%) 3.4 Aug 2017 monthly Jan 1996 - Aug 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 68,590.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 17.714 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 4,066.574 May 2021 monthly Jan 1962 - May 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 292,991.480 May 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 852,785.5 May 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -2.2 May 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - May 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Households (%) 14.200 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 23.900 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Credit to Households (USD bn) 428.651 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 951.904 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1953 - Dec 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 444,678.6 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Total Loans (USD mn) 110,011.273 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 2013 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) -2.84 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 2014 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 29.74 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (DKK bn) 1,510.705 May 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2 (DKK bn) 1,579.397 May 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2021
Money Supply: M2: sa (DKK bn) 1,272.968 Aug 2017 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2017
Money Supply: M3 (DKK bn) 1,682.942 May 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2021
Money Supply: M2: M1: sa (DKK bn) 1,165.480 Aug 2017 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2017
Official Reserve Assets (DKK bn) 462.100 May 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2021
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency Reserves (FC) (DKK bn) 342.300 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Official Reserve Assets: Gold (DKK bn) 17.800 Dec 2018 monthly Dec 1999 - Dec 2018
Payment Cards: Transactions: Value: Issued Abroad (DKK mn) 2,936.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Payment Cards: Transactions: Value: Issued in Denmark (DKK mn) 145,929.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 21.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2021
Business Sentiment Indicator (1990-2018=100) 111.800 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2021
Economic Sentiment Indicator (1990-2018=100) 112.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2021

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