Panama Household Debt: % of GDP

2007 - 2021 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Panama Household Debt: % of GDP

  • Panama household debt accounted for 45.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with the ratio of 47.1 % in the previous quarter.
  • Panama household debt to GDP ratio is updated quarterly, available from Dec 2007 to Dec 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 53.1 % in Mar 2021 and a record low of 33.1 % in Mar 2013.

CEIC calculates quarterly Household Debt as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Household Debt and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Superintendency of Banks of Panama provides Household Debt in local currency. The National Institute of Statistics and Census provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Loans are used due to the lack of Flow of Funds statistics. Household Debt includes Mortgages and Consumer Loans.


Related information about Panama Household Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Panama Household Debt reached 29.2 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Money Supply M2 in Panama dropped 16.5 % YoY in Feb 2022.
  • Panama Foreign Exchange Reserves was measured at 7.7 USD bn in Sep 2021.
  • The Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 7.5 Months of Import in Sep 2021.
  • Panama Domestic Credit reached 55.8 USD bn in Mar 2022, representing an increased of 3.2 % YoY.
  • The country's Non Performing Loans Ratio stood at 2.2 % in Mar 2022, compared with the ratio of 2.2 % in the previous month.

View Panama's Household Debt: % of GDP from Dec 2007 to Dec 2021 in the chart:

Panama Household Debt: % of GDP

What was Panama's Household Debt: % of GDP in Dec 2021?

Panama household debt accounted for 45.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with the ratio of 47.1 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
45.4 Dec 2021 47.1 Sep 2021 33.1 Mar 2013 53.1 Mar 2021 % quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2021
Argentina (%) 4.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Armenia (%) 24.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 125.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1988 - Dec 2021
Austria (%) 52.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 9.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Belarus (%) 9.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 65.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (%) 11.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2010 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 28.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2021
Botswana (%) 23.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
Brunei (%) 15.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Sep 2021
Bulgaria (%) 30.9 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Cambodia (%) 28.6 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Canada (%) 106.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1969 - Dec 2021
Chile (%) 38.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2021
China (%) 62.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Colombia (%) 37.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Dec 2021
Croatia (%) 37.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Cyprus (%) 110.6 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Czech Republic (%) 42.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Denmark (%) 116.7 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Ecuador (%) 14.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2021
Egypt (%) 8.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) 39.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
European Union (%) 52.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Dec 2021
Finland (%) 79.6 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
France (%) 79.0 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Georgia (%) 39.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
Germany (%) 57.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Sep 2021
Greece (%) 61.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 93.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) 24.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Iceland (%) 84.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
India (%) 14.5 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 9.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Ireland (%) 35.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Israel (%) 44.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Italy (%) 55.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2021
Japan (%) 67.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2021
Jordan (%) 83.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 13.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2021
South Korea (%) 109.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
Kosovo (%) 17.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Kuwait (%) 1.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Latvia (%) 21.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (%) 26.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) 66.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 138.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
North Macedonia (%) 27.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2021
Malawi (%) 0.3 2011 yearly 2006 - 2011
Malaysia (%) 89.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Malta (%) 48.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Mauritius (%) 20.6 Jun 2018 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
Mexico (%) 16.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Mongolia (%) 26.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 29.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Morocco (%) 28.6 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 106.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
New Zealand (%) 98.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2021
Norway (%) 104.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Panama (%) 45.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2021
Peru (%) 15.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
Philippines (%) 10.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2021
Poland (%) 32.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Portugal (%) 80.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Romania (%) 19.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 20.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 14.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Serbia (%) 21.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Singapore (%) 68.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Slovakia (%) 50.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Slovenia (%) 30.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) 41.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1969 - Dec 2021
Spain (%) 63.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Dec 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 10.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2021
Sweden (%) 97.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Switzerland (%) 130.1 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Syria (%) 14.6 2011 yearly 2004 - 2011
Taiwan (%) 97.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 90.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2021
Tunisia (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Turkey (%) 15.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2021
Ukraine (%) 4.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
United Arab Emirates (%) 121.2 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
United Kingdom (%) 90.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1987 - Dec 2021
United States (%) 67.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Uruguay (%) 9.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Venezuela (%) 3.4 2017 yearly 2004 - 2017

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.5 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -3,522.800 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 691.899 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 6.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 42,939.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2004 - Apr 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 63.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (PAB bn) 22.756 2027 yearly 1994 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (PAB bn) 50.211 2027 yearly 1994 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (PAB bn) 21.252 2027 yearly 1994 - 2027
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue: Tax: Direct: Total (PAB th) 498,011.341 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue: Tax (PAB th) 691,899.073 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue (PAB th) 839,976.629 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Central Government Operations: Total Revenue (PAB th) 14,209,596.569 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Central Government Operations: Total Expenditure (PAB th) 14,206,764.625 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
CGO: Expenditure: Current (USD mn) 8,921.000 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
CGO: Expenditure: Capital (USD mn) 2,877.800 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
CGO: Overall Balance, Accrual Basis (USD mn) -4,007.800 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Public Debt: Domestic (USD mn) 7,653.724 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2004 - Apr 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.996 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -991.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 418.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 28.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 5,458.607 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,154,109.705 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 151,842.182 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,410.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 45.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 608,952.511 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 146,042.475 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 3.940 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 270.156 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1967 - Jan 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 59.703 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 89.870 Jan 2022 monthly Mar 1989 - Jan 2022
Exports: FOB (PAB th) 266,996.454 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2022
Exports: FOB: Prawn (PAB th) 2,617.751 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2022
Exports: FOB: Banana (PAB th) 11,387.746 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2022
Exports: FOB: Seafood Products (PAB th) 4,680.853 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2022
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: South Korea (PAB th) 8,314.000 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Exports: FOB: America: NAFTA: Mexico (PAB th) 16,208.000 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: China (PAB th) 59,703.000 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Exports: FOB: America: NAFTA: USA (PAB th) 98,611.000 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: Taiwan (PAB th) 23,331.000 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Exports: FOB: Waste & Scrap of Steel, Copper & Aluminum (PAB th) 6,147.94 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2018
Exports: FOB: Raw Wood (PAB th) 7,428.13 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2018
Imports: CIF: America: LAIA: MERCOSUR: Brazil (PAB th) 197,511.000 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Imports: CIF: Asia: Rest of Asia: Taiwan (PAB th) 52,583.000 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Imports: CIF: Asia: Rest of Asia: China (PAB th) 1,290,075.000 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Imports: CIF: Asia: ASEAN: Thailand (PAB th) 107,590.000 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Imports: CIF: America: NAFTA: USA (PAB th) 3,263,993.000 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 27.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -650.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 697.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -31.873 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -31.873 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 35,286.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2004 - Apr 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 196.8 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 34,953.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2014 - Jun 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 65.3 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.741 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -66,638.781 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (PAB mn) -33.408 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA) (PAB mn) -650.733 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (PAB mn) 3,362.215 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital Account (PAB mn) 1.078 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Direct Investment (PAB mn) 670.116 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Services (PAB mn) 2,098.163 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Income: Debit (PAB mn) -1,318.890 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (PAB mn) 1,085.360 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Credit (PAB mn) 4,317.332 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Income (PAB mn) -1,065.612 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (PAB mn) 0.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (PAB mn) -31.873 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Debit (PAB mn) -6,111.848 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Income: Credit (PAB mn) 253.278 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: Financing: Reserve Assets (PAB mn) -430.365 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods (PAB mn) -1,794.516 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (PAB mn) -1,264.051 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (PAB mn) 1.078 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (PAB mn) -917.845 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 83,221.854 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2021
International Investment Position (IIP) (USD mn) -66,638.781 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2021
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 149,860.635 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (PAB mn) 697.314 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.2 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 45.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,718.583 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 9,361.732 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 38,238.709 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
M2 Growth (%) -16.5 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2003 - Feb 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 7,651.6 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 1969 - Sep 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 12.674 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2021 monthly Sep 1969 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 98,476.344 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1998 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 55,770.3 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.2 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 29,153.7 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 79,501.594 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1998 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 7.85 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 82.59 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2021
Money Supply: M3 (PAB mn) 38,238.709 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
LC: National Banking System: Private Sector: Mortgage (PAB mn) 18,969.353 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022

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