Palestinian Territory External Debt: % of GDP

2012 - 2023 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) External Debt: % of GDP

  • State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) External Debt accounted for 12.2 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2023, compared with the ratio of 11.4 % in the previous year.
  • State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2012 to Dec 2023.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 13.2 % in Dec 2020 and a record low of 9.0 % in Dec 2012.

CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Ministry of Finance provides External Debt in USD. The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in USD.


Related information about State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) External Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza), Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.1 USD bn in Dec 2023.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 47.0 USD mn in Dec 2023.
  • State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) Direct Investment Abroad remained the same 0.0 USD mn in Dec 2023.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 40.0 USD mn in Dec 2023.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 4.7 USD bn in Mar 2023.

View Palestinian Territory's External Debt: % of GDP from 2012 to 2023 in the chart:

Palestinian Territory External Debt: % of GDP

What was Palestinian Territory's External Debt: % of GDP in 2023?

State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) External Debt accounted for 12.2 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2023, compared with the ratio of 11.4 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
12.2 2023 11.4 2022 9.0 2012 13.2 2020 % yearly 2012 - 2023

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 47.0 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
Algeria (%) 1.3 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Argentina (%) 45.4 2023 yearly 1994 - 2023
Armenia (%) 63.9 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Australia (%) 109.5 2023 yearly 1988 - 2023
Austria (%) 135.1 2023 yearly 1997 - 2023
Azerbaijan (%) 14.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Belarus (%) 51.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2023
Belgium (%) 236.8 2023 yearly 2007 - 2023
Bolivia (%) 35.0 2023 yearly 2006 - 2023
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 18.1 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Botswana (%) 7.3 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Brazil (%) 27.9 2023 yearly 1992 - 2023
Bulgaria (%) 48.3 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Cambodia (%) 75.6 2022 yearly 2010 - 2022
Canada (%) 143.7 2023 yearly 1990 - 2023
Chile (%) 71.7 2023 yearly 1971 - 2023
China (%) 13.7 2023 yearly 1985 - 2023
Colombia (%) 53.7 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Croatia (%) 73.5 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
Cyprus (%) 576.0 2023 yearly 2004 - 2023
Czech Republic (%) 62.9 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Denmark (%) 130.7 2023 yearly 2005 - 2023
Ecuador (%) 49.2 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Egypt (%) 42.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2023
Estonia (%) 90.4 2023 yearly 1996 - 2023
European Union (%) 109.5 2023 yearly 2008 - 2023
Finland (%) 215.1 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
France (%) 245.8 2022 yearly 2004 - 2022
Georgia (%) 79.2 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Germany (%) 148.2 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Ghana (%) 39.0 2022 yearly 1999 - 2022
Greece (%) 250.9 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 481.7 2023 yearly 2001 - 2023
Hungary (%) 129.3 2023 yearly 2006 - 2023
Iceland (%) 73.0 2023 yearly 1989 - 2023
India (%) 18.9 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Indonesia (%) 29.8 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Iran (%) 0.3 2023 yearly 1994 - 2023
Ireland (%) 563.9 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
Israel (%) 30.5 2023 yearly 1998 - 2023
Italy (%) 129.0 2022 yearly 2002 - 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 31.4 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Japan (%) 107.7 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Jordan (%) 80.9 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Kazakhstan (%) 62.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2023
Kenya (%) 35.0 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
South Korea (%) 36.6 2023 yearly 1994 - 2023
Kosovo (%) 38.5 2022 yearly 2007 - 2022
Kuwait (%) 35.3 2022 yearly 2014 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan (%) 72.3 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Laos (%) 68.0 2022 yearly 1996 - 2022
Latvia (%) 98.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Lebanon (%) 21.2 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 68.4 2023 yearly 1996 - 2023
Luxembourg (%) 4,321.4 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
North Macedonia (%) 83.7 2022 yearly 2004 - 2022
Malawi (%) 60.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Malaysia (%) 68.2 2023 yearly 2009 - 2023
Malta (%) 1,034.0 2023 yearly 2004 - 2023
Mauritius (%) 1,337.8 2023 yearly 2009 - 2023
Mexico (%) 33.3 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
Moldova (%) 63.3 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Mongolia (%) 174.0 2023 yearly 1992 - 2023
Montenegro (%) 141.5 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
Morocco (%) 50.9 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Mozambique (%) 71.7 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 16.7 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 338.5 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
New Zealand (%) 87.1 2023 yearly 1993 - 2023
Nigeria (%) 11.9 2023 yearly 1985 - 2023
Norway (%) 152.8 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Pakistan (%) 37.3 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Palestinian Territory (%) 12.2 2023 yearly 2012 - 2023
Panama (%) 167.4 2021 yearly 2014 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 55.7 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Peru (%) 39.3 2023 yearly 1980 - 2023
Philippines (%) 28.7 2023 yearly 1990 - 2023
Poland (%) 49.3 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Portugal (%) 150.4 2023 yearly 1996 - 2023
Qatar (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (%) 52.4 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Russia (%) 15.7 2023 yearly 1993 - 2023
Serbia (%) 65.3 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Singapore (%) 391.1 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Slovakia (%) 96.0 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Slovenia (%) 91.8 2023 yearly 2001 - 2023
South Africa (%) 41.8 2023 yearly 1985 - 2023
Spain (%) 165.5 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Sri Lanka (%) 75.0 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
Sudan (%) 202.2 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Sweden (%) 168.5 2023 yearly 1997 - 2023
Switzerland (%) 241.1 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Taiwan (%) 27.3 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Tajikistan (%) 37.7 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Thailand (%) 38.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2023
Tunisia (%) 85.7 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
Turkey (%) 45.6 2023 yearly 1989 - 2023

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.0 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -619.800 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,316.100 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 21.4 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 115.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2023
Forecast: Government Expenditure (%) 31.041 2028 yearly 2009 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (ILS bn) 22.701 2028 yearly 2009 - 2028
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.493 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -399.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2024
Total Exports (USD mn) 122.4 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) -17.8 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2024
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 44,795.814 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 19,613.948 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 6,962.543 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 521.5 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) -29.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2024
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 153,093.380 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 90,632.430 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1.995 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2024
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 9.103 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 54.338 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2023
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,105.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2023
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -16.1 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2023
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 47.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -40.000 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -56.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2023
External Debt (USD mn) 1,535.0 Dec 2018 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2018
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 12.2 2023 yearly 2012 - 2023
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 388.5 Dec 2018 monthly Dec 2013 - Dec 2018
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.7 2023 yearly 2012 - 2023
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.718 2028 yearly 1994 - 2028
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 4,576.000 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2023
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 455.582 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 10,376.900 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2023
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 16,624.840 Apr 2024 monthly Jul 2002 - Apr 2024
M2 Growth (%) 4.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jul 2003 - Apr 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 629.1 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 18.855 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2024
Total Deposits (USD mn) 17,644.128 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 4.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 11,703.0 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 1998 - Apr 2024
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.0 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 1999 - Apr 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 9,922.354 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.54 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 53.38 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2023
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -15.8 May 2024 monthly Apr 2014 - May 2024

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