Malawi Government Debt: % of GDP

2010 - 2014 | Yearly | % | Ministry of Finance

Key information about Malawi Government Debt: % of GDP

  • Malawi Government debt accounted for 66.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2014, compared with the ratio of 38.0 % in the previous year.
  • Malawi government debt to GDP ratio data is updated yearly, available from Jun 2010 to Jun 2014.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 66.0 % in Jun 2014 and a record low of 33.6 % in Jun 2011.

The Ministry of Finance provides annual Government Debt as % of Nominal GDP. Government Debt covers Central Government only. Government Debt as % of Nominal GDP is in annual frequency, ending in June of each year.


Related information about Malawi Government Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Malawi National Government Debt reached 2.6 USD bn in Jun 2014.
  • The country's Nominal GDP reached 10.9 USD bn in Dec 2019.

View Malawi's Government Debt: % of GDP from 2010 to 2014 in the chart:

Malawi Government Debt: % of GDP

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

Malawi Government debt accounted for 66.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2014, compared with the ratio of 38.0 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
66.0 2014 38.0 2013 33.6 2011 66.0 2014 % yearly 2010 - 2014

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 70.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2010 - Dec 2021
Algeria (%) 36.4 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Argentina (%) 80.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Armenia (%) 63.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Austria (%) 82.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 6.4 2010 yearly 2008 - 2010
Bahrain (%) 95.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Bangladesh (%) 19.2 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Belarus (%) 36.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 108.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1980 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (%) 27.2 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 26.3 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Botswana (%) 15.3 Dec 2019 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2019
Brazil (%) 78.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Bulgaria (%) 25.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Cambodia (%) 35.2 2021 yearly 2013 - 2021
Canada (%) 73.8 2021 yearly 1962 - 2021
Chile (%) 35.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
China (%) 20.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Colombia (%) 64.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Croatia (%) 79.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Cyprus (%) 103.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Czech Republic (%) 41.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Denmark (%) 36.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 61.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2021
Egypt (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Estonia (%) 17.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 88.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Finland (%) 66.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
France (%) 112.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Georgia (%) 47.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) 69.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Ghana (%) 80.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Greece (%) 193.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 46.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hungary (%) 75.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 75.0 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
India (%) 56.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Indonesia (%) 40.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2022
Iran (%) 9.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 56.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) 67.1 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Italy (%) 152.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 8.6 2015 yearly 1975 - 2015
Japan (%) 229.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 89.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 24.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Kenya (%) 67.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2021
South Korea (%) 45.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2021
Kosovo (%) 23.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Kuwait (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 61.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Latvia (%) 44.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) 171.0 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 44.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) 24.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2021
North Macedonia (%) 50.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 63.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 56.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Mauritius (%) 79.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 52.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 31.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 80.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 68.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Nepal (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 50.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 33.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 20.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Norway (%) 43.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Oman (%) 65.9 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 73.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 79.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Panama (%) 64.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (%) 31.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2021
Peru (%) 33.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 63.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) 52.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 127.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Romania (%) 48.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 15.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 30.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2021
Serbia (%) 55.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2004 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 160.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (%) 63.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Slovenia (%) 74.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) 67.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1960 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 117.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 99.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Sweden (%) 35.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Switzerland (%) 24.7 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Taiwan (%) 32.6 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Tajikistan (%) 39.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Thailand (%) 53.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Tunisia (%) 79.7 Dec 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2021
Turkey (%) 42.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Ukraine (%) 43.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
United Kingdom (%) 102.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.1 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Apr 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -81.288 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Sep 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,408.847 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) 3,986.035 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MWK bn) 13,547.615 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (MWK bn) 3,066.053 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn) 157.100 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Mar 2022
Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn) 41.200 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Mar 2022
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn) -127.000 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Apr 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn) 140.700 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Apr 2022
Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn) 267.800 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Apr 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 11.436 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -134.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Sep 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 78.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -18.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 12.465 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 313.800 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 15.469 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 248.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -8.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 143,633.704 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 47,355.116 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2.901 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1984 - Feb 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1.636 Feb 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Feb 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1.054 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 32.591 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn) -143,157.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn) 165.300 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn) 176,948.400 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn) 33,791.300 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 18.7 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,412.4 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 45.2 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 383.486 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -0.0 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 383.531 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
External Debt (MWK mn) 2,021,553.2 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 178.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.237 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -4,996.062 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
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) 57.860 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 998.046 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 2,210.382 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2021
M2 Growth (%) 27.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - May 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 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 22.783 Jul 2014 monthly Jan 1972 - Jul 2014
Total Deposits (USD mn) 84.411 Sep 2021 monthly Feb 2005 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 55.8 Dec 2021 monthly Feb 2006 - Dec 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 2,693.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 33.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 17.7 Dec 2011 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2011
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 7.63 2020 yearly 2017 - 2020
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn) 796.100 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money (MWK bn) 848.900 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (MWK bn) 2,057.900 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2022
Monetary Survey: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit (MWK bn) 2,809.200 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2022
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves (MWK mn) 360,664.300 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2021
Bank Deposits (MWK bn) 89.300 Dec 2021 monthly Feb 2005 - Dec 2021

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