Ecuador External Debt: % of GDP

1970 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Ecuador External Debt: % of GDP

  • Ecuador External Debt accounted for 54.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 57.1 % in the previous year.
  • Ecuador External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1970 to Dec 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 115.8 % in Dec 1989 and a record low of 18.1 % in Dec 2012.

CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from monthly External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. External Debt is calculated as the sum of Public and Private External Debt. The Central Bank of Ecuador provides External Debt in USD and Nominal GDP in USD. External Debt as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2000 is calculated from External Debt sourced from the World Bank and Nominal GDP sourced from the International Monetary Fund.


Related information about Ecuador External Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Ecuador, Current Account recorded a surplus of 808.0 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 676.0 USD mn in Jun 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 94.3 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • The country's External Debt reached 56,793.1 in Sep 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 29.0 USD bn in Jun 2022.

View Ecuador's External Debt: % of GDP from 1970 to 2021 in the chart:

Ecuador External Debt: % of GDP

What was Ecuador's External Debt: % of GDP in 2021?

Ecuador External Debt accounted for 54.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 57.1 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
54.0 2021 57.1 2020 18.1 2012 115.8 1989 % yearly 1970 - 2021

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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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 (%) 163.3 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 (%) 258.3 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Bolivia (%) 38.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 24.4 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Botswana (%) 8.6 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Brazil (%) 35.3 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 58.4 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Cambodia (%) 75.1 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Canada (%) 135.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Chile (%) 75.4 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
China (%) 15.5 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Colombia (%) 54.5 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Croatia (%) 73.5 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Cyprus (%) 699.5 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Czech Republic (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Denmark (%) 151.0 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ecuador (%) 54.0 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Egypt (%) 32.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2022
Estonia (%) 84.7 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
European Union (%) 129.4 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Finland (%) 208.1 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
France (%) 256.2 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Georgia (%) 117.7 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Germany (%) 169.4 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Ghana (%) 35.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Greece (%) 305.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 510.6 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Hungary (%) 157.7 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Iceland (%) 84.8 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
India (%) 19.9 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Indonesia (%) 35.0 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Iran (%) 0.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 681.1 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Israel (%) 32.8 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Italy (%) 138.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 97.9 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Jordan (%) 85.7 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 78.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Kenya (%) 34.5 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
South Korea (%) 34.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Kosovo (%) 37.4 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 (%) 101.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (%) 53.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 77.0 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Luxembourg (%) 4,874.0 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 (%) 620.7 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Mauritius (%) 2,061.8 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Mexico (%) 47.1 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
Myanmar (%) 16.7 2020 yearly 2018 - 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 (%) 151.9 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 (%) 56.6 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Portugal (%) 190.4 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Qatar (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (%) 56.9 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 (%) 135.1 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Slovenia (%) 97.3 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 (%) 170.4 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 292.0 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Taiwan (%) 27.5 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 40.6 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 37.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Tunisia (%) 93.1 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 54.2 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 981.189 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,987.435 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 13.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 62,859.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 61.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (USD bn) 44.173 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (USD bn) 62.046 2027 yearly 2001 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (USD bn) 46.147 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Central Government: Balance (USD mn) -28.460 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2022
Central Government: Expenditure excl Amortization (USD mn) 1,941.540 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2022
Central Government: Finance (USD mn) 28.457 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2022
Central Government: Revenue (USD mn) 1,582.680 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.156 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -120.0 Sep 2022 monthly Mar 1992 - Sep 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,625.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1965 - Sep 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 14.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1966 - Sep 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 69,066.626 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 28,548.683 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,413.951 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 3,011.1 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 18.6 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - Aug 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 883,167.326 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 646,225.545 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 890.997 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 792.210 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Sep 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 557.894 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Sep 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 667.532 Sep 2022 monthly May 1992 - Sep 2022
Terms of Trade Index: 2007=100 (2007=100) 93.804 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Sep 2022
Exports: FOB: Non Petroleum: Traditional: Bananas And Plane Tree (USD th) 235,311.516 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2022
Exports: FOB: Petroleum: Crude Petroleum (USD th) 747,286.771 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2022
Exports: FOB: America: ALADI: Panama (USD mn) 414.980 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jul 2022
Exports: FOB: America: United States (USD mn) 755.549 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Sep 2022
Exports: FOB: Asia: People's Republic of China (USD mn) 557.894 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Sep 2022
Imports: CIF: Fuels And Lubricants (USD th) 656,741.954 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2022
Imports: CIF: America: ALADI: Panama (USD mn) 44.751 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 2019 - Jul 2022
Imports: CIF: Asia: People's Republic of China (USD mn) 324.160 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 808.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 4.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 676.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 94.257 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -2.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 1.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -785.139 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 56,793.1 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 54.0 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,154.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 1.1 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 2.655 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD) -23,681,289,062.725 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -630.455 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2016 - Jun 2022
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 1,255.875 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2016 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Public (USD mn) 46,752.428 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: BPM6 (USD th) 675,993.568 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2016 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Asia: China (USD th) 12,350.723 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Europe: Spain (USD th) 88,442.667 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Europe: Netherlands (USD th) 23,806.340 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.1 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 14.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Jun 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 2,361.801 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 29,507.658 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2006 - Sep 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 72,737.817 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2006 - Sep 2022
M2 Growth (%) 8.4 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2007 - Sep 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2009 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 5,837.4 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 5.857 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1,780.097 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 54,048.345 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.7 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 64,357.5 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 13.2 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 17,096.8 Oct 2022 monthly Oct 2006 - Oct 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 56,284.391 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 17.59 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 49.68 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) 9.8 Sep 2022 monthly May 2008 - Sep 2022
Business Confidence Index: Construction (May2007=100) 479.500 Oct 2022 monthly May 2007 - Oct 2022
Business Confidence Index: Commerce (May2007=100) 2,160.400 Oct 2022 monthly May 2007 - Oct 2022
Business Confidence Index: Services (May2007=100) 1,413.400 Oct 2022 monthly May 2007 - Oct 2022
Business Confidence Index: Industry (May2007=100) 2,652.800 Oct 2022 monthly May 2007 - Oct 2022
Business Confidence Index: Global (May2007=100) 1,670.600 Oct 2022 monthly May 2007 - Oct 2022

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