Malawi External Debt: % of GDP

2006 - 2014 | Yearly | % | Ministry of Finance

Key information about Malawi External Debt: % of GDP

  • Malawi External Debt accounted for 39.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2014, compared with the ratio of 33.6 % in the previous year.
  • Malawi External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2006 to Dec 2014.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 39.4 % in Dec 2014 and a record low of 15.0 % in Dec 2006.

The Ministry of Finance provides External Debt as % of Nominal GDP. External Debt covers Public sector only.


Related information about Malawi External Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Malawi, Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.5 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 46.3 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Malawi Direct Investment Abroad fell by 19.1 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 316.3 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • The country's External Debt reached 2,812,733.5 in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 10.9 USD bn in Dec 2019.

View Malawi's External Debt: % of GDP from 2006 to 2014 in the chart:

Malawi External Debt: % of GDP

What was Malawi's External Debt: % of GDP in 2014?

Malawi External Debt accounted for 39.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2014, compared with the ratio of 33.6 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
39.4 2014 33.6 2013 15.0 2006 39.4 2014 % yearly 2006 - 2014

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 63.2 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Algeria (%) 1.9 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Argentina (%) 56.6 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Armenia (%) 99.9 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Australia (%) 115.3 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Austria (%) 163.3 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 14.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Belarus (%) 57.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2022
Belgium (%) 258.5 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Bolivia (%) 38.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 24.4 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Botswana (%) 8.0 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Brazil (%) 34.4 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 58.4 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Cambodia (%) 75.1 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Canada (%) 135.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Chile (%) 75.4 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
China (%) 15.4 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Colombia (%) 54.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Croatia (%) 77.5 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Cyprus (%) 699.5 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Czech Republic (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Denmark (%) 151.0 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ecuador (%) 54.1 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Egypt (%) 32.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2022
Estonia (%) 84.7 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
European Union (%) 129.2 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Finland (%) 208.1 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
France (%) 256.2 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Georgia (%) 117.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Germany (%) 169.4 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Ghana (%) 35.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Greece (%) 305.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 508.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Hungary (%) 157.7 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Iceland (%) 84.8 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
India (%) 19.9 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Indonesia (%) 35.0 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Iran (%) 0.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 681.1 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Israel (%) 33.1 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Italy (%) 138.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 31.4 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Japan (%) 96.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Jordan (%) 85.7 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 74.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2022
Kenya (%) 34.5 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
South Korea (%) 34.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Kosovo (%) 37.4 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 (%) 101.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (%) 53.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 77.0 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Luxembourg (%) 4,874.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (%) 81.9 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Malawi (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 70.0 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Malta (%) 620.7 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Mauritius (%) 2,070.9 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Mexico (%) 47.1 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Moldova (%) 64.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Mongolia (%) 221.1 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Montenegro (%) 180.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Morocco (%) 46.9 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Mozambique (%) 71.7 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 16.7 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 412.2 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
New Zealand (%) 87.2 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Nigeria (%) 8.8 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Norway (%) 152.8 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 34.5 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) 11.9 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Panama (%) 177.4 2021 yearly 2014 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 49.8 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Peru (%) 45.2 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Philippines (%) 27.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Poland (%) 56.6 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Portugal (%) 190.6 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Qatar (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (%) 56.6 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Russia (%) 26.2 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Serbia (%) 68.5 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Singapore (%) 448.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 135.1 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Slovenia (%) 97.3 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 (%) 170.4 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 295.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Taiwan (%) 27.5 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 40.6 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 37.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Tunisia (%) 94.6 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Turkey (%) 54.2 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.9 Nov 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Nov 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -100.867 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Nov 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,427.687 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 11.7 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 2,620.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MWK bn) 4,624.607 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MWK bn) 15,089.326 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (MWK bn) 3,759.857 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn) 76.800 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Sep 2022
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn) -104.400 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Nov 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn) 194.700 Oct 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Oct 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn) 121.600 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Nov 2022
Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn) 248.800 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Nov 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 8.890 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -30.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 75.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -8.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 26.947 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 135.664 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 24.405 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 105.5 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -40.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 115,494.190 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 51,294.844 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 7.487 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1984 - Oct 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 29.489 Oct 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Oct 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.527 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Oct 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 32.306 Oct 2022 monthly Feb 1999 - Oct 2022
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn) 244.100 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn) 77,715.300 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn) -143,157.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn) 109,040.500 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -19.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,462.6 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.1 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 46.3 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 316.307 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.6 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -0.0 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -146.327 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
External Debt (MWK mn) 2,812,733.5 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 145.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.359 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -6,362.974 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
BoP: Current and Capital Account (MWK mn) -99,300.000 2012 yearly 2003 - 2012
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.3 2011 yearly 2006 - 2011
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 58.031 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,005.072 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 2,560.221 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Nov 2022
M2 Growth (%) 37.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.8 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 413.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jun 1965 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 7.753 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 22.783 Jul 2014 monthly Jan 1972 - Jul 2014
Total Deposits (USD mn) 147.988 Nov 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - Nov 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 143.4 Nov 2022 monthly Feb 2006 - Nov 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 3,330.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Nov 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 29.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Nov 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 17.7 Dec 2011 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2011
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 8.19 2021 yearly 2017 - 2021
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money (MWK bn) 848.900 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn) 796.100 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (MWK bn) 2,627.900 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Nov 2022
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves (MWK mn) 411,940.200 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2022

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