Kosovo External Debt: % of GDP

2007 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Kosovo External Debt: % of GDP

  • Kosovo External Debt accounted for 38.1 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 37.2 % in the previous year.
  • Kosovo External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2007 to Dec 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 38.1 % in Dec 2021 and a record low of 15.0 % in Dec 2007.

CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo provides External Debt in EUR based on BPM6. The Kosovo Agency of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in EUR based on ESA 2010. External Debt as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2011 is calculated from External Debt based on BPM5 and Nominal GDP based on ESA 1995.


Related information about Kosovo External Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Kosovo, Current Account recorded a deficit of 345.6 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 165.5 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Kosovo Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 34.7 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment remained the same 0.0 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • The country's External Debt reached 3,355.6 in Mar 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 2.0 USD bn in Mar 2022.

View Kosovo's External Debt: % of GDP from 2007 to 2021 in the chart:

Kosovo External Debt: % of GDP

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

Kosovo External Debt accounted for 38.1 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 37.2 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
38.1 2021 37.2 2020 15.0 2007 38.1 2021 % yearly 2007 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 63.1 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 (%) 205.9 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 (%) 1.0 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 (%) 87.1 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 (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Spain (%) 193.3 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 (%) 0.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 97.771 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 229.263 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 27.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 1,904.7 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 23.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EUR bn) 3.434 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EUR bn) 3.278 2027 yearly 2006 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (EUR bn) 3.159 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Public Debt: Domestic (EUR mn) 1,106.140 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Public Debt: External (EUR mn) 576.750 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Public Debt (EUR mn) 1,682.890 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.726 2027 yearly 2001 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -441.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 77.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 22.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jul 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 510.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 16.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jul 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 9.457 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 2015 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 6.680 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.192 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 50.353 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Exports (EUR th) 76,298.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Exports: Mineral Products (EUR th) 5,612.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Exports: Plastics, Rubber & Rubber Articles (EUR th) 10,621.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Exports: Prepared Foodstuffs, Beverages & Tobacco (EUR th) 6,124.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Exports: Base Metal & Base Metal Articles (EUR th) 19,942.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Exports: Vegetable Products (EUR th) 4,683.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Exports: Other Europe: Serbia (EUR th) 5,055.000 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Jul 2022
Exports: Asia: China (EUR th) 182.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Imports: Transport Means (EUR th) 35,216.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Imports: Machinery, Appliances & Electric Materials (EUR th) 52,651.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Imports: Prepared Foodstuffs, Beverages & Tobacco (EUR th) 66,079.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Imports: Mineral Products (EUR th) 87,785.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Imports: Base Metal & Base Metal Articles (EUR th) 55,409.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Imports: Other Europe: Serbia (EUR th) 37,152.000 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Jul 2022
Imports (EUR th) 502,414.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 34.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -345.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -17.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 165.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 8.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 3,355.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,114.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 12.5 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -0.775 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -1,374.292 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment (EUR mn) -172.978 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account (EUR mn) -307.889 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Credit (EUR mn) 1,070.475 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Debit (EUR mn) 1,378.364 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account (EUR mn) -274.788 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (EUR mn) 6.874 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services (EUR mn) 174.060 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Credit: Services (EUR mn) 375.133 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Debit: Services (EUR mn) 201.074 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (EUR mn) -18.556 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Equity & Investment Fund Shares (EUR mn) -39.907 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Reserve Assets (EUR mn) 36.069 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods (EUR mn) -939.729 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Credit: Goods (EUR mn) 217.814 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Debit: Goods (EUR mn) 1,157.544 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Errors & Omissions (EUR mn) 26.227 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment (EUR mn) -85.353 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (EUR mn) 0.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income (EUR mn) 76.799 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Credit: Primary Income (EUR mn) 79.419 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Debit: Primary Income (EUR mn) 2.619 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital Account (EUR mn) 6.874 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Net Acquisition of Financial Assets (NA) (EUR mn) -126.346 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (EUR mn) -52.526 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current & Capital Account (EUR mn) -301.015 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income (EUR mn) 380.981 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Credit: Secondary Income (EUR mn) 398.109 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Debit: Secondary Income (EUR mn) 17.127 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Net Incurrence of Liabilities (NL) (EUR mn) -6.280 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2018
International Investment Position (IIP): Stock: Net (EUR mn) -1,238.882 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
IIP: Stock: Assets (EUR mn) 5,906.927 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
IIP: Stock: Liabilities (EUR mn) 7,145.809 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt: Public Sector: General Government: Short Term (EUR mn) 0.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt: Private Sector: Banks: Short Term (EUR mn) 308.590 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt: Public Sector (EUR mn) 755.650 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt: Private Sector (EUR mn) 2,269.337 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt: Public Sector: General Government: Long Term (EUR mn) 567.684 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt: Private Sector: Banks: Long Term (EUR mn) 66.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt (EUR mn) 3,024.986 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt: Public Sector: Monetary Authorities: Long Term (EUR mn) 167.718 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt: Private Sector: Other Sectors: Long Term (EUR mn) 556.609 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt: Public Sector: Monetary Authorities: Short Term (EUR mn) 0.271 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Gross External Debt: Private Sector: Other Sectors: Short Term (EUR mn) 695.579 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Remittances (EUR mn) 241.434 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
FDI: Real Estate Activities (EUR mn) 111.692 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
FDI: Financial & Insurance Activities (EUR mn) 16.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
FDI: BPM6: Mining & Quarrying (EUR mn) 4.247 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
FDI: Electricity, Gas, Steam & Air Conditioning Supply (EUR mn) -36.666 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
FDI: BPM6: Construction (EUR mn) 8.895 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
FDI: Germany (EUR mn) 47.937 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (EUR mn) 116.561 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
FDI: USA (EUR mn) 23.025 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
FDI: Switzerland (EUR mn) 24.929 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
FDI: Netherlands (EUR mn) -0.566 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
FDI: Turkey (EUR mn) -43.323 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Number of Enterprises: NACE 2: New and Re-registered (NR) (Unit) 2,835.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Jul 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 18.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 88.342 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 2010 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 15.3 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 10.0 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,152.1 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 11.462 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.000 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2007 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 5,172.428 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 2004 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 10.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 3,874.8 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 12.4 Jul 2022 monthly Nov 2008 - Jul 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,581.8 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2002 - Jul 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 4,248.523 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Jul 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 17.97 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Jul 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 49.16 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Required Reserve: Reserve Assets (EUR) 409,726,099.220 2017 yearly 2001 - 2017

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