Jordan External Debt: % of GDP

1970 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Jordan External Debt: % of GDP

  • Jordan External Debt accounted for 86.6 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 82.1 % in the previous year.
  • Jordan External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1970 to Dec 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 223.3 % in Dec 1991 and a record low of 18.6 % in Dec 1970.

CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Jordan provides External Debt in local currency. The Department of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008. Nominal GDP prior to 2008 is based on SNA 1993. External Debt prior to 2000 is sourced from the World Bank.


Related information about Jordan External Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Jordan, Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.3 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 376.4 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Jordan Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 5.8 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 82.4 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • The country's External Debt reached 38,896.8 in Mar 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 11.0 USD bn in Mar 2022.

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

Jordan External Debt: % of GDP

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

Jordan External Debt accounted for 86.6 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 82.1 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
86.6 2021 82.1 2020 18.6 1970 223.3 1991 % yearly 1970 - 2021

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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 (%) 161.7 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 (%) 258.0 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Bolivia (%) 38.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 25.5 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Botswana (%) 8.6 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Brazil (%) 35.3 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 61.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Cambodia (%) 75.1 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Canada (%) 135.9 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Chile (%) 75.4 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
China (%) 15.5 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Colombia (%) 54.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Croatia (%) 74.6 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Cyprus (%) 822.3 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Czech Republic (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Denmark (%) 149.9 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ecuador (%) 54.1 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Egypt (%) 34.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) 84.7 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
European Union (%) 130.0 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Finland (%) 208.1 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
France (%) 256.2 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Georgia (%) 117.5 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Germany (%) 170.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Ghana (%) 35.6 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Greece (%) 304.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 510.6 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Hungary (%) 155.5 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Iceland (%) 84.8 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
India (%) 19.9 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Indonesia (%) 35.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Iran (%) 0.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 688.8 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Israel (%) 32.8 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Italy (%) 137.6 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 97.9 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Jordan (%) 86.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 81.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 35.3 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
South Korea (%) 34.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Kosovo (%) 38.1 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 (%) 107.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (%) 53.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 76.6 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Luxembourg (%) 4,791.4 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 (%) 633.5 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Mauritius (%) 2,062.5 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Mexico (%) 47.0 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
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 (%) 154.4 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 (%) 56.5 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Portugal (%) 193.3 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Qatar (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (%) 56.0 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 (%) 137.0 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Slovenia (%) 97.7 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 (%) 169.6 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 287.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Taiwan (%) 27.6 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 40.6 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 38.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Tunisia (%) 100.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 54.2 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Ukraine (%) 64.8 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.0 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 418.759 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 6,598.449 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 15.3 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 40,845.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 88.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (JOD bn) 12.068 2027 yearly 1985 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (JOD bn) 32.654 2027 yearly 1988 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (JOD bn) 11.394 2027 yearly 1985 - 2027
Central Govt: Budgetary: Revenue (JOD mn) 680.200 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Overall Deficit/Surplus: incl Grants (JOD mn) -286.200 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Expenditure: Current (JOD mn) 755.600 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Expenditure: Capital (JOD mn) 236.800 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Revenue: Domestic: Tax: Income and Profit (IP) (JOD mn) 441.800 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Revenue: Domestic: Tax (JOD mn) 762.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Revenue: Domestic: Tax: Goods and Services (GS) (JOD mn) 297.700 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Expenditure (JOD mn) 141.800 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Central Government Debt: Outstanding: External (JOD mn) 15,507.200 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Central Government Debt: Outstanding (JOD mn) 32,063.100 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2020
Central Govt: Gross Domestic Debt (JOD mn) 13,720.900 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.451 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,455.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - May 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,364.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 51.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 10,778.216 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 663,336.189 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 19,754.841 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,624.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 39.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 463,134.412 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 169,803.289 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 243.778 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 141.712 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 42.893 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1998 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 393.559 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Jun 2022
Exports (JOD th) 967,075.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Jun 2022
Exports: Domestic: SITC: Beverages and Tobacco (JOD th) 3,898.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Exports: Domestic: SITC: Manufactured Goods (MG) (JOD th) 49,894.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Exports: Domestic: SITC: Food and Live Animals (JOD th) 75,502.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Exports: Domestic: SITC: Chemicals (JOD th) 199,213.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Exports: Domestic: SITC: Crude Materials, Inedible excl Fuels (JOD th) 153,097.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Exports: Domestic: Libya (JOD th) 4,054.400 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Exports: Domestic: Bahrain (JOD th) 4,534.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Exports: Domestic: Palestine (JOD th) 16,674.900 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Exports: Domestic: Lebanon (JOD th) 3,331.800 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
Exports: Domestic: Syria (JOD th) 5,354.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Re-Exports (JOD th) 79,592.600 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Jun 2022
Imports (JOD th) 1,860,896.200 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Jun 2022
Imports: SITC: Beverages and Tobacco (JOD th) 9,891.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Imports: SITC: Chemicals (JOD th) 196,969.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Imports: SITC: Food & Live Animals (JOD th) 302,816.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Imports: SITC: Crude Materials, Inedible excl Fuels (JOD th) 26,935.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods (JOD th) 237,386.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Imports: China (JOD th) 279,033.500 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports: Egypt (JOD th) 71,150.400 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports: Germany (JOD th) 55,056.800 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports: Saudi Arabia (JOD th) 319,116.900 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports: United States of America (JOD th) 100,473.700 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports Volume Index: Mineral Fuels and Lubricants (1994=100) 249.300 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic: Chemicals (1994=100) 298.800 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic (1994=100) 379.500 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Imports Volume Index (1994=100) 219.400 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Imports Volume Index: Food and Live Animals (1994=100) 313.600 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic: Manufactured Goods (1994=100) 446.100 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Imports Volume Index: Machinery and Transport Equipment (1994=100) 238.100 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Imports Volume Index: Beverages and Tobacco (1994=100) 437.700 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic: Beverages and Tobacco (1994=100) 860.200 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic: Food and Live Animals (1994=100) 312.800 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic: Machinery and Transport Equipment (1994=100) 257.900 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 5.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,334.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 376.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -82.370 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -19.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -62.623 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 38,896.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 86.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 17,326.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.943 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -50,141.756 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
IIP: Assets (JOD mn) 21,374.732 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
IIP: Liabilities (JOD mn) 56,925.237 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
International Investment Position (IIP) (JOD mn) -35,550.505 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt Position (JOD mn) 27,577.800 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Central Government: External Public Debt: Outstanding: Foreign Currency: US Doll... (USD mn) 15,381.100 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Number of Registered Companies (Unit) 363.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.4 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 84.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 2,110.014 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 18,918.477 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 57,699.154 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 7.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 12,990.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 31.163 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1992 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,988.465 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1965 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 57,704.090 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 64,296.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 39,891.8 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 44,891.396 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 6.96 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 84.42 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M2: M1 (JOD mn) 13,413.200 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Official Reserve Assets: USD (USD mn) 17,761.923 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - Jun 2022
Deposits: Licensed Banks (JOD mn) 40,912.200 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022

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