Mozambique External Debt: % of GDP

1985 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Mozambique External Debt: % of GDP

  • Mozambique External Debt accounted for 71.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 64.0 % in the previous year.
  • Mozambique External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1985 to Dec 2020.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 198.5 % in Dec 1988 and a record low of 28.8 % in Dec 2008.

CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. Banco de Moçambique provides External Debt in USD. National Institute of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Banco de Moçambique average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Nominal GDP prior to 1991 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.


Related information about Mozambique External Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Mozambique, Current Account recorded a deficit of 5.4 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.4 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Mozambique Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 15.8 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 10,150.3 in Dec 2020.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 15.8 USD bn in Dec 2021.

View Mozambique's External Debt: % of GDP from 1985 to 2020 in the chart:

Mozambique External Debt: % of GDP

What was Mozambique's External Debt: % of GDP in 2020?

Mozambique External Debt accounted for 71.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 64.0 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
71.7 2020 64.0 2019 28.8 2008 198.5 1988 % yearly 1985 - 2020

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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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 (%) -2.7 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 388.757 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2016
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 543.980 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2016
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 18.4 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MZM bn) 551.479 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MZM bn) 1,295.263 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (MZM bn) 598.780 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
MZ: Central Government Debt (MZN mn) 1,002,617.878 2020 yearly 2016 - 2020
MZ: Central Government Debt as % of GDP (%) 102.884 2020 yearly 2016 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 25.249 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -49.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 819.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 91.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 954,720.988 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 718.931 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 227.884 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 868.8 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 32.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 93,045.914 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 122,919.460 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 11.249 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2006 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 24.783 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 1996 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 261.167 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 694.574 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 261.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -229.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -23.6 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 443.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 33.6 2021 yearly 1986 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 10,150.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 71.7 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,828.7 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 12.9 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.752 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -62,062.377 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 9,663.429 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 6.9 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 10.5 Aug 2022 monthly Aug 2011 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,009.6 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 1984 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 21.067 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.5 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 6,466.743 May 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 14.4 May 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 6,414.1 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 17.4 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 3,889.765 Jul 2022 monthly Nov 2002 - Jul 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 0.56 Jul 2022 monthly Nov 2003 - Jul 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 23.73 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 8.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021

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