Iran Government Debt: % of GDP

1998 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Iran Government debt accounted for 15.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2020, compared with the ratio of 15.1 % in the previous quarter. Iran government debt to GDP ratio data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1998 to Jun 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 20.2 % in Mar 1999 and a record low of 5.6 % in Sep 2008. CEIC calculates quarterly Government Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Government Debt and rolling sum of quarterly Nominal GDP. Government Debt is calculated as a sum of Debt to the Central Bank and Debt to Other Banks. The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran provides Government Debt in local currency and Nominal GDP in local currency. The country's Nominal GDP reached 150.8 USD bn in Jun 2020.

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Iran Government Debt: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
15.8 Jun 2020 15.1 Mar 2020 5.6 Sep 2008 20.2 Mar 1999 % quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2020

Government Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 76.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2010 - Sep 2020
Algeria (%) 30.7 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Argentina (%) 99.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2020
Armenia (%) 60.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Sep 2020
Australia (%) 34.7 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Austria (%) 79.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 6.4 2010 yearly 2008 - 2010
Bahrain (%) 98.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2020
Bangladesh (%) 21.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Belarus (%) 22.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 113.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1980 - Sep 2020
Bolivia (%) 27.2 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 23.0 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Botswana (%) 13.9 Dec 2019 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2019
Brazil (%) 89.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 25.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
Cambodia (%) 28.1 2019 yearly 2013 - 2019
Canada (%) 54.0 2020 yearly 1962 - 2020
Chile (%) 32.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2020
China (%) 20.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) 65.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Croatia (%) 86.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2020
Cyprus (%) 119.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Czech Republic (%) 38.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Denmark (%) 42.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Ecuador (%) 57.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Egypt (%) 66.3 Dec 2019 quarterly Jun 2006 - Dec 2019
Estonia (%) 18.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) 89.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Finland (%) 66.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
France (%) 116.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2020
Georgia (%) 54.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Germany (%) 70.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Ghana (%) 63.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Greece (%) 199.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 41.9 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Hungary (%) 72.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2020
Iceland (%) 68.9 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
India (%) 56.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Indonesia (%) 39.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Iran (%) 15.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2020
Ireland (%) 62.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Israel (%) 58.4 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Italy (%) 154.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 8.6 2015 yearly 1975 - 2015
Japan (%) 224.8 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 (%) 41.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2020
Kosovo (%) 17.5 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Kuwait (%) 4.2 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 68.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Latvia (%) 44.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Lebanon (%) 171.0 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 45.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Luxembourg (%) 26.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2020
North Macedonia (%) 52.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
Malawi (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 62.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Malta (%) 53.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Mauritius (%) 76.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Mexico (%) 52.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Moldova (%) 30.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
Montenegro (%) 85.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Morocco (%) 65.0 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Nepal (%) 30.3 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 55.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
New Zealand (%) 33.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2020
Nigeria (%) 18.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Norway (%) 40.2 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Oman (%) 55.8 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Pakistan (%) 83.3 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Palestinian Territory (%) 89.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Panama (%) 65.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2020
Paraguay (%) 27.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Sep 2020
Peru (%) 35.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Philippines (%) 54.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) 56.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Sep 2020
Portugal (%) 133.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Qatar (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Romania (%) 43.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Sep 2020
Russia (%) 15.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Sep 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 31.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2016 - Sep 2020
Serbia (%) 57.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2004 - Sep 2020
Singapore (%) 150.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) 60.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2020
Slovenia (%) 78.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
South Africa (%) 75.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1960 - Sep 2020
Spain (%) 114.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 98.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Sweden (%) 37.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Switzerland (%) 25.8 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Taiwan (%) 32.7 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Tajikistan (%) 44.8 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Thailand (%) 44.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Tunisia (%) 77.1 Dec 2018 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2018
Turkey (%) 42.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2020
Ukraine (%) 51.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
United Kingdom (%) 100.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Sep 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.4 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -7,959.678 Sep 2018 quarterly Jun 2005 - Sep 2018
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 33,686.158 2017 yearly 1996 - 2017
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.6 2017 yearly 1996 - 2017
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 15.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (IRR bn) 22,258,118.640 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (IRR bn) 41,082,147.230 2025 yearly 1996 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (IRR bn) 13,439,992.580 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Govt Revenues excl Special Rev: Tax: on Goods & Services: Value Added (IRR bn) 269,400.000 2018 yearly 2009 - 2018
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.638 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Trade Balance (USD mn) 20,500.0 2015 yearly 1950 - 2015
Total Exports (USD mn) 63,000.0 2015 yearly 1950 - 2015
Total Exports Growth (%) -29.1 2015 yearly 1951 - 2015
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 190,071.920 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 84,395.350 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 72,074.107 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 54,459.2 2018 yearly 1979 - 2018
Total Imports Growth (%) 24.7 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 934,501.038 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 645,599.352 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.174 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 2016 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2.578 Aug 2020 monthly May 2001 - Aug 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 568.939 Oct 2020 monthly Dec 1990 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 436.739 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Oct 2020
Exports (USD mn) 39,919.600 2018 yearly 1979 - 2018
Exports: Industrial Goods (IG) (USD mn) 32,194.070 2018 yearly 1979 - 2018
Exports: IG: Plastic Materials and Their Products (USD mn) 6,076.000 2018 yearly 2002 - 2018
Exports: Russia (USD mn) 292.440 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Exports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 4,438.290 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Exports: Iraq (USD mn) 6,554.680 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Exports: Germany (USD mn) 360.860 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Exports: China (USD mn) 8,761.990 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Imports: Mineral Products, Fuels, Industrial Oils and Grease (MP) (USD mn) 2,864.880 2018 yearly 1979 - 2018
Imports: Foodstuffs and Live Animals (FA) (USD mn) 7,637.900 2018 yearly 1979 - 2018
Imports: Chemicals (USD mn) 7,234.090 2018 yearly 1979 - 2018
Imports: Machinery and Transportation Vehicles (MT) (USD mn) 21,915.680 2018 yearly 1979 - 2018
Imports: Miscellaneous Finished Products (MF) (USD mn) 2,300.280 2018 yearly 1979 - 2018
Imports: Natural Gas (Cub m bn) 3.900 2018 yearly 1974 - 2018
Imports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 10,059.480 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Imports: Turkey (USD mn) 3,221.580 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Imports: Germany (USD mn) 3,094.090 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Imports: China (USD mn) 13,236.330 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Imports: Russia (USD mn) 727.830 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 100.0 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 26,741.0 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 5.9 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,356.9 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 73.400 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
External Debt (USD mn) 9,031.0 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.6 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,539.0 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.3 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 5.203 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
BoP: CA: Income: Credit (USD mn) 2,439.700 2018 yearly 1998 - 2018
BoP: CA: Income (USD mn) 807.000 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
BoP: CA: Goods (USD mn) 32,635.000 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
BoP: CA: Income: Debit (USD mn) 1,770.500 2018 yearly 1998 - 2018
BoP: CA: Current Transfers (USD mn) 650.000 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Credit (USD mn) 1,013.460 2018 yearly 1998 - 2018
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Debit (USD mn) 546.600 2018 yearly 1998 - 2018
BoP: CA: CF: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 0.000 2018 yearly 1998 - 2018
BoP: CA: CF: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) -1,070.000 2018 yearly 1998 - 2018
BoP: CA: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -817.000 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
BoP: CA: Services (USD mn) -7,350.000 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (USD mn) 7,492.000 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 10.5 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 146,911.905 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 745,242.857 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
M2 Growth (%) 38.4 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 10.0 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 2008 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 574,050.000 2019 yearly 1973 - 2019
Total Deposits Growth (%) 31.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 276,897.2 Feb 2017 monthly Jan 1964 - Feb 2017
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 25.8 Feb 2017 monthly Jan 1965 - Feb 2017
Total Loans (USD mn) 244,085.946 2016 yearly 1967 - 2016
Total Loans Growth (%) 23.00 2016 yearly 1968 - 2016
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 66.06 2016 yearly 1961 - 2016
Money Supply: Monetary Base (IRR bn) 4,075,400.000 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M2: M1 (IRR bn) 6,170,300.000 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M2: Quasi Money (IRR bn) 25,129,900.000 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020

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