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 102.5 USD bn in Sep 2020.

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

Government Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 73.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2010 - Dec 2020
Algeria (%) 36.4 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Argentina (%) 102.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) 67.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Australia (%) 43.3 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Austria (%) 83.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 6.4 2010 yearly 2008 - 2010
Bahrain (%) 100.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) 21.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Belarus (%) 39.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2021
Belgium (%) 114.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1980 - Dec 2020
Bolivia (%) 27.2 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 26.3 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Botswana (%) 13.9 Dec 2019 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2019
Brazil (%) 89.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Bulgaria (%) 25.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
Cambodia (%) 28.1 2019 yearly 2013 - 2019
Canada (%) 73.8 2021 yearly 1962 - 2021
Chile (%) 34.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
China (%) 20.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) 65.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Croatia (%) 89.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (%) 119.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Czech Republic (%) 38.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Denmark (%) 42.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (%) 63.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Egypt (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Estonia (%) 18.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) 90.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Finland (%) 69.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
France (%) 115.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Georgia (%) 59.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Germany (%) 69.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Ghana (%) 76.1 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Greece (%) 205.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 45.9 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hungary (%) 78.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2020
Iceland (%) 77.1 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
India (%) 56.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (%) 39.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Iran (%) 16.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Ireland (%) 59.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Israel (%) 71.1 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Italy (%) 155.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 8.6 2015 yearly 1975 - 2015
Japan (%) 224.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2020
Jordan (%) 85.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 23.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Kenya (%) 68.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
South Korea (%) 42.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (%) 21.8 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Kuwait (%) 3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 68.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Latvia (%) 44.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Lebanon (%) 171.0 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 47.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (%) 26.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2020
North Macedonia (%) 51.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Malawi (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 62.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Malta (%) 54.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (%) 76.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Mexico (%) 57.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Moldova (%) 32.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) 103.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) 76.4 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Nepal (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 54.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (%) 33.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2020
Nigeria (%) 18.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 46.0 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Oman (%) 65.9 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 84.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 89.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 69.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Paraguay (%) 30.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) 35.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Philippines (%) 54.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) 57.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Portugal (%) 130.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2021
Qatar (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Romania (%) 47.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2020
Russia (%) 17.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 32.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2020
Serbia (%) 57.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2004 - Dec 2020
Singapore (%) 150.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) 60.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2020
Slovenia (%) 80.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
South Africa (%) 77.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1960 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 122.1 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 101.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Sweden (%) 40.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Switzerland (%) 25.8 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Taiwan (%) 32.6 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Tajikistan (%) 45.5 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Thailand (%) 44.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Tunisia (%) 81.5 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Oct 2021
Turkey (%) 39.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Ukraine (%) 53.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
United Kingdom (%) 104.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -17,981.580 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 19,696.674 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.6 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
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) 3,037.800 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EGP bn) 8,649.900 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (EGP bn) 2,525.740 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Government Budget: ytd: Expenditure (EGP mn) 658,917.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Revenue (EGP mn) 390,612.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -266,948.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Cash Deficit (EGP mn) -268,305.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Financing (EGP mn) 472,344.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Jun 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 (%) 2.685 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,629.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,693.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 70.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Oct 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 434,039.287 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 206,490.894 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 45,603.526 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,100.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 24.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Oct 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,734,605.303 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 678,318.860 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 139.355 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2015 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 509.756 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2015 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 139.618 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2015 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,109.224 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2015 - Feb 2021
Trade Balance: USD (USD mn) -2,629.667 Oct 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Oct 2021
Exports: National: EGP (EGP mn) 54,324.000 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Imports: EGP (EGP mn) 91,975.000 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 76.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -4,849.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,752.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,755.500 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 6.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -250.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 6,936.620 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 129,195.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 11,958.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -15.559 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -202,641.500 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 1,933.900 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 8,020.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2021
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -35.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Portfolio Investment in Egypt (USD mn) 2,755.500 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) 311.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -76.700 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Abroad (USD mn) -23.600 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Trade Balance (USD mn) -11,485.100 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 6,346.800 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Net Investment (OI) (USD mn) 3,264.400 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services (USD mn) -9,551.200 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -1,737.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2021
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (USD mn) 125,939.500 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2021
External Debt: Central & Local Government (USD mn) 82,632.100 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2002 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 59.100 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: United States of America (USD mn) 372.700 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Kuwait (USD mn) 120.600 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: European Union (EU) (USD mn) 973.800 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 158.800 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 8.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 86,689.943 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 365,429.078 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
M2 Growth (%) 18.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 14.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 32,050.4 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.511 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.0 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Oct 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 4,228.000 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Dec 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 385,738.530 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 2004 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 24.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 366,270.7 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 14.7 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 38,640.6 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Nov 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 161,024.785 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 1996 - Jan 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 31.10 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1997 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 27.45 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2002 - Dec 2020
Reserve Money: M0 (EGP mn) 1,013,550.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2 (EGP mn) 5,740,836.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Money Supply (M1) (EGP mn) 1,361,886.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
Counterpart Assets: DA: Credit (EGP mn) 5,754,058.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 4,378,950.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: Foreign Currency (USD mn) 34,056.000 Dec 2021 monthly Nov 2004 - Dec 2021
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 40,935.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Dec 2021
Banks Deposits: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 6,077,079.000 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1996 - Sep 2021
Banks Loans: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 2,897,529.000 Sep 2021 monthly Nov 2003 - Sep 2021

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