Palestinian Territory External Debt: % of GDP

2012 - 2018 | 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 35.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2018, compared with the ratio of 33.8 % 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 2018.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 35.4 % in Dec 2018 and a record low of 9.0 % in Dec 2012.

CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Ministry of Finance and Planning 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 291.8 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) fell by 57.6 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 1.3 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 42.0 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • The country's External Debt reached 2,052.0 in Dec 2020.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 4.1 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Palestinian Territory's External Debt: % of GDP from 2012 to 2018 in the chart:

Palestinian Territory External Debt: % of GDP

What was Palestinian Territory's External Debt: % of GDP in 2018?

State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) External Debt accounted for 35.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2018, compared with the ratio of 33.8 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
35.4 2018 33.8 2017 9.0 2012 35.4 2018 % yearly 2012 - 2018

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 63.1 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Algeria (%) 2.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Argentina (%) 55.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Armenia (%) 99.8 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Australia (%) 116.7 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Austria (%) 161.4 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Belarus (%) 70.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 257.5 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 (%) 61.2 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Cambodia (%) 69.9 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Canada (%) 133.6 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 (%) 86.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Cyprus (%) 908.4 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Czech Republic (%) 73.1 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Denmark (%) 150.3 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ecuador (%) 54.2 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Egypt (%) 33.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2020
Estonia (%) 91.1 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
European Union (%) 130.8 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Finland (%) 203.9 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
France (%) 261.7 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Georgia (%) 116.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Germany (%) 171.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Ghana (%) 34.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Greece (%) 304.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 512.0 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Hungary (%) 155.5 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Iceland (%) 85.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
India (%) 21.2 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 35.0 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Iran (%) 1.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 684.7 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Israel (%) 33.3 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Italy (%) 137.2 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 98.0 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Jordan (%) 86.5 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 96.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) 34.8 2020 yearly 2015 - 2020
South Korea (%) 35.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Kosovo (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Kuwait (%) 50.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 104.6 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Laos (%) 52.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Latvia (%) 124.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (%) 62.8 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 76.6 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Luxembourg (%) 4,791.4 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (%) 80.2 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Malawi (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 69.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Malta (%) 641.1 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Mauritius (%) 2,128.9 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Mexico (%) 34.7 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Moldova (%) 72.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Mongolia (%) 219.8 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Montenegro (%) 203.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Morocco (%) 53.7 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Mozambique (%) 71.8 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 412.8 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
New Zealand (%) 87.0 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Nigeria (%) 8.8 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Norway (%) 180.9 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 35.2 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 35.4 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Panama (%) 198.0 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Paraguay (%) 51.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Peru (%) 45.0 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Philippines (%) 27.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Poland (%) 56.2 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 (%) 27.0 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Serbia (%) 61.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Singapore (%) 448.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 137.0 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Slovenia (%) 97.0 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
South Africa (%) 38.5 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Spain (%) 199.1 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 60.9 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Sudan (%) 105.1 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (%) 173.3 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 286.9 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Taiwan (%) 27.6 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 37.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 36.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Tunisia (%) 100.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 60.4 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Ukraine (%) 64.8 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.2 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -619.600 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,251.600 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 19.0 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 79.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (%) 29.330 2026 yearly 2009 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (ILS bn) 14.972 2026 yearly 2009 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.493 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -352.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 99.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 25.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Feb 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 16,950.145 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 18,125.417 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 7,131.482 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 506.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 7.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 140,775.789 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 51,582.124 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1.694 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 6.543 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.042 Dec 2018 monthly Mar 2007 - Dec 2018
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 39.750 Dec 2018 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -390.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -57.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 42.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -6.3 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 2,052.0 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 35.4 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,457.5 Dec 2018 monthly Dec 2013 - Dec 2018
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 9.0 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.135 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 2,859.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Sep 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 438.747 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 12,149.200 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 11,422.137 Jan 2019 monthly Jul 2002 - Jan 2019
M2 Growth (%) 3.2 Jan 2019 monthly Jul 2003 - Jan 2019
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 622.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 14.439 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.3 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 15,231.521 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 12.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 10,043.6 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.1 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Feb 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 8,464.671 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 9.13 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 49.95 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 19.2 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2014 - Apr 2022

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