India External Debt: % of GDP

1970 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

India External Debt accounted for 20.6 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 19.8 % in the previous year. India External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Mar 1970 to Mar 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 38.2 % in Mar 1992 and a record low of 10.9 % in Mar 1980. CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Ministry of Finance provides External Debt in local currency. Central Statistics Office provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008, at 2011-2012 prices. External Debt as % of Nominal GDP is in annual frequency, ending in March of each year.

In the latest reports of India, Current Account recorded a surplus of 15.5 USD bn in Sep 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 27.1 USD bn in Sep 2020. India Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 2.5 USD bn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 7.7 USD bn in Sep 2020. The country's External Debt reached 554,530.6 in Jun 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 635.2 USD bn in Sep 2020.

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India External Debt: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
20.6 2020 19.8 2019 10.9 1980 38.2 1992 % yearly 1970 - 2020

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 60.4 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Algeria (%) 2.3 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Argentina (%) 62.6 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Armenia (%) 90.3 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Australia (%) 123.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Austria (%) 153.7 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Azerbaijan (%) 21.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Jun 2020
Belarus (%) 65.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2020
Belgium (%) 242.7 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Bolivia (%) 33.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 5,936.349 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 1997 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 15,186.761 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 1997 - Nov 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 6.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 1,455,574.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 52.7 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (INR bn) 95,981.513 2025 yearly 1988 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (INR bn) 291,828.922 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (INR bn) 65,839.094 2025 yearly 1988 - 2025
Govt Expenditure: CGA: Revenue Acc (INR mn) 1,505,250.000 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 1997 - Oct 2020
Govt Expenditure: CGA: Capital Acc (INR mn) 315,190.000 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 1997 - Oct 2020
CGA: Government Receipts: Gross Tax Revenue (INR mn) 1,504,640.000 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2000 - Nov 2020
CGA: Government Receipts: Gross Tax Revenue: Union Excise Duties (INR mn) 357,030.000 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2000 - Nov 2020
Central Government Debt (INR mn) 107,042,936.600 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
Central Government Debt: Public (INR mn) 97,467,695.100 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
Central Government Debt: Public: External (INR mn) 6,304,606.500 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
Central Government Debt: Public: Domestic (INR mn) 91,163,088.600 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020

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