Egypt Government Debt: % of GDP

2006 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | Ministry of Finance

Key information about Egypt Government Debt: % of GDP

  • Egypt Government debt accounted for 68.6 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2020, compared with the ratio of 66.3 % in the previous quarter.
  • Egypt government debt to GDP ratio data is updated quarterly, available from Jun 2006 to Jun 2020.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 94.9 % in Jun 2016 and a record low of 61.6 % in Sep 2008.

The Ministry of Finance provides quarterly Government Debt as % of Nominal GDP. Government Debt covers Domestic Government Debt which includes Central Administration, Local Government and Economic Authorities only.


Related information about Egypt Government Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Egypt National Government Debt reached 316.6 USD bn in Jun 2020.
  • The country's Nominal GDP reached 96.2 USD bn in Jun 2021.

View Egypt's Government Debt: % of GDP from Jun 2006 to Jun 2020 in the chart:

Egypt Government Debt: % of GDP

What was Egypt's Government Debt: % of GDP in Jun 2020?

Egypt Government debt accounted for 68.6 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2020, compared with the ratio of 66.3 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
68.6 Jun 2020 66.3 Dec 2019 61.6 Sep 2008 94.9 Jun 2016 % quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 65.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2010 - Jun 2022
Algeria (%) 36.4 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Argentina (%) 75.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2022
Armenia (%) 54.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2022
Australia (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Austria (%) 82.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 6.4 2010 yearly 2008 - 2010
Bahrain (%) 90.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Jun 2022
Bangladesh (%) 20.8 2022 yearly 2010 - 2022
Belarus (%) 36.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 108.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1980 - Jun 2022
Bolivia (%) 27.2 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 24.4 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Botswana (%) 19.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2021
Brazil (%) 77.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2022
Bulgaria (%) 22.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 35.2 2021 yearly 2013 - 2021
Canada (%) 71.8 2022 yearly 1962 - 2022
Chile (%) 35.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
China (%) 20.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Colombia (%) 63.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 73.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2022
Cyprus (%) 91.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Czech Republic (%) 43.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Denmark (%) 31.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Ecuador (%) 61.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2021
Egypt (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Estonia (%) 16.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
European Union (%) 86.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Finland (%) 71.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
France (%) 113.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2022
Georgia (%) 43.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Germany (%) 67.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Ghana (%) 80.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Greece (%) 182.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 46.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hungary (%) 73.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2022
Iceland (%) 74.6 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
India (%) 56.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Indonesia (%) 39.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2015 - Sep 2022
Iran (%) 8.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Ireland (%) 51.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Israel (%) 67.1 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Italy (%) 147.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 8.6 2015 yearly 1975 - 2015
Japan (%) 229.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Sep 2022
Jordan (%) 87.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 23.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Kenya (%) 67.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2022
South Korea (%) 47.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Jun 2022
Kosovo (%) 23.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Kuwait (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 50.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Latvia (%) 41.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (%) 150.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 39.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Luxembourg (%) 25.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
North Macedonia (%) 52.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2022
Malawi (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 61.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Malta (%) 55.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Mauritius (%) 74.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2022
Mexico (%) 51.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2022
Moldova (%) 30.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2022
Mongolia (%) 59.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2017 - Dec 2021
Montenegro (%) 79.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 68.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Nepal (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 50.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
New Zealand (%) 33.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (%) 20.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2022
Norway (%) 42.5 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Oman (%) 63.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 69.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 74.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2022
Panama (%) 63.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Jun 2022
Paraguay (%) 31.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Jun 2022
Peru (%) 34.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Philippines (%) 63.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2022
Poland (%) 51.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Portugal (%) 120.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
Qatar (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Romania (%) 48.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Jun 2022
Russia (%) 13.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Jun 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 26.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2016 - Jun 2022
Serbia (%) 55.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2004 - Jun 2022
Singapore (%) 184.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2022
Slovakia (%) 60.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Slovenia (%) 73.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
South Africa (%) 70.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1960 - Jun 2022
Spain (%) 116.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 122.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Sweden (%) 32.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (%) 24.7 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Taiwan (%) 30.1 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 39.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Thailand (%) 53.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2022
Tunisia (%) 79.7 Dec 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2021
Turkey (%) 39.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Jun 2022
Ukraine (%) 43.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -7,571.191 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 6,986.055 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.4 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 316,592.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EGP bn) 4,159.489 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EGP bn) 12,101.515 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (EGP bn) 3,206.380 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Government Budget: ytd: Revenue (EGP mn) 161,647.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Expenditure (EGP mn) 307,413.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Cash Deficit (EGP mn) -508,883.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -505,725.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Financing (EGP mn) 285,125.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Dec 2021
Gross Domestic Debt (EGP mn) 4,742,107.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.562 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,434.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,111.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - Sep 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 11.6 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1995 - Sep 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 651,491.379 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 276,363.676 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 57,502.895 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,545.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - Sep 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 12.1 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1995 - Sep 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,459,433.626 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,494,525.558 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 150.801 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Sep 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 426.509 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Sep 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 173.559 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Sep 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,010.137 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Sep 2022
Exports: National: EGP (EGP mn) 69,694.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Imports: EGP (EGP mn) 125,176.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Trade Balance: USD (USD mn) -2,434.383 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - Sep 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 85.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -5,791.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,588.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -3,735.200 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -3.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -446.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -14,306.599 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 155,708.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Jun 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 32.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 26,619.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 5.6 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -10.818 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -236,179.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 7,879.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -34.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Portfolio Investment in Egypt (USD mn) -3,735.200 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) -3,277.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -82.900 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) -574.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Net Investment (OI) (USD mn) 10,185.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 3,211.100 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
BoP: CA: Goods and Services (USD mn) -6,647.200 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -1,307.500 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Abroad (USD mn) -6.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1997 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Trade Balance (USD mn) -11,825.200 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (USD mn) 131,359.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Central & Local Government (USD mn) 83,171.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Kuwait (USD mn) 233.300 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 198.300 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 134.300 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: European Union (EU) (USD mn) 1,498.800 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: United States of America (USD mn) 182.500 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 8.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 68,935.146 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 355,494.894 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
M2 Growth (%) 24.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 18.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 24,004.7 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.981 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.7 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Sep 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 6,612.000 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 397,093.949 Aug 2022 monthly Jun 2004 - Aug 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 28.1 Aug 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - Aug 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 303,986.6 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 29.7 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 30,918.3 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Oct 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 189,584.147 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1996 - Aug 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 25.51 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1997 - Aug 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 28.08 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Jun 2022
Reserve Money: M0 (EGP mn) 1,334,628.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
Counterpart Assets: DA: Credit (EGP mn) 7,332,506.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Money Supply (M1) (EGP mn) 1,662,795.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 5,519,868.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2 (EGP mn) 6,949,623.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: Foreign Currency (USD mn) 26,495.000 Sep 2022 monthly Nov 2004 - Sep 2022
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 33,411.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022

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