Qatar External Debt: % of GDP

2000 - 2018 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Qatar External Debt accounted for 106.1 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2018, compared with the ratio of 103.2 % in the previous year. Qatar External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2000 to Dec 2018. The data reached an all-time high of 127.2 % in Dec 2016 and a record low of 40.0 % in Dec 2005. CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Ministry of Finance provides External Debt in USD. The Planning and Statistics Authority provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Qatar Central Bank average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

In the latest reports of Qatar, Current Account recorded a surplus of 75.8 USD mn in Dec 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 106.3 USD mn in Mar 2021. Qatar Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 289.0 USD mn in Mar 2021. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 1.2 USD bn in Mar 2021. The country's External Debt reached 103,900.0 in Dec 2010. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 37.6 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Qatar External Debt: % of GDP

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
106.1 2018 103.2 2017 40.0 2005 127.2 2016 % yearly 2000 - 2018

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 65.6 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Algeria (%) 2.2 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Argentina (%) 70.7 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Armenia (%) 102.3 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Australia (%) 129.1 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Austria (%) 163.3 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
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 (%) 268.6 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 33.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 23.1 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Botswana (%) 8.6 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Brazil (%) 38.4 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 66.1 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Cambodia (%) 69.9 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Canada (%) 142.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Chile (%) 82.4 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
China (%) 16.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Colombia (%) 56.7 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Croatia (%) 87.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Cyprus (%) 908.4 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Czech Republic (%) 75.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Denmark (%) 157.0 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Ecuador (%) 57.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Egypt (%) 33.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2020
Estonia (%) 91.1 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
European Union (%) 130.0 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Finland (%) 225.2 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
France (%) 261.7 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Georgia (%) 129.6 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Germany (%) 163.7 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Ghana (%) 34.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Greece (%) 299.2 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 514.2 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Hungary (%) 160.2 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Iceland (%) 83.5 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
India (%) 21.1 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 39.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Iran (%) 1.1 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 701.2 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Israel (%) 32.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Italy (%) 140.7 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 92.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Jordan (%) 82.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 96.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) 33.1 2019 yearly 2015 - 2019
South Korea (%) 33.3 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Kosovo (%) 37.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Kuwait (%) 50.2 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 112.9 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
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 (%) 74.2 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Luxembourg (%) 5,104.4 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 80.2 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Malawi (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 67.6 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Malta (%) 678.4 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Mauritius (%) 2,062.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Mexico (%) 42.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Moldova (%) 70.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Mongolia (%) 243.1 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Montenegro (%) 150.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (%) 53.6 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Mozambique (%) 71.8 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 443.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
New Zealand (%) 90.6 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Nigeria (%) 7.8 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Norway (%) 180.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 41.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 35.4 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Panama (%) 201.9 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Paraguay (%) 53.7 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Peru (%) 43.3 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Philippines (%) 27.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Poland (%) 60.3 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Portugal (%) 202.8 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Qatar (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (%) 57.8 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Russia (%) 31.5 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Serbia (%) 61.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Singapore (%) 471.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Slovakia (%) 121.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) 101.9 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
South Africa (%) 50.8 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Spain (%) 199.4 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 61.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Sudan (%) 120.5 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) 164.2 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Switzerland (%) 283.3 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Taiwan (%) 28.4 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
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 (%) 62.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Ukraine (%) 80.8 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 54.945 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 26,518.7 2012 yearly 2003 - 2012
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Forecast: Government Expenditure (QAR bn) 194.312 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (QAR bn) 294.637 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (QAR bn) 242.840 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
General Government Expenditure (QAR mn) 45,000.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
Government Expenditure: Current (QAR mn) 122,600.000 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
General Government Revenue (QAR mn) 45,200.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
General Government Balance (QAR mn) 200.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
General Government Expenditure: Salaries and Wages (QAR mn) 14,400.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2019 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.335 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 3,620.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 6,060.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 38.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,099,390.595 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 9,537.149 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 8,390.323 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,162.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 7.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 536,260.486 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 203,149.553 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 43.036 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 254.121 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 759.066 Apr 2021 monthly May 1996 - Apr 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 301.374 Apr 2021 monthly May 1996 - Apr 2021
Exports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn) 6,074.699 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Exports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn) 489.420 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Exports: SITC: Crude Materials and Inedible excl Fuels (QAR mn) 950.901 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Exports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn) 22,115.186 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Exports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (QAR mn) 170,117.656 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Exports: Asia: China (QAR mn) 32,831.801 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Exports: Asia: Japan (QAR mn) 49,476.643 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Exports: Asia: Singapore (QAR mn) 20,099.889 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Exports: Asia: South Korea (QAR mn) 41,386.274 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Exports: Asia: India (QAR mn) 32,297.960 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 289.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 75.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 106.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 1,213.604 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -16.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 326.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -6,367.308 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 103,900.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 11.449 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Foreign Trade Directions: Exports: China (QAR mn) 4,338.000 Jul 2021 monthly May 2017 - Jul 2021
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: United States of America (QAR mn) 898.000 Jul 2021 monthly May 2017 - Jul 2021
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: China (QAR mn) 1,310.000 Jul 2021 monthly May 2017 - Jul 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment (QAR mn) -11,375.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income (QAR mn) -4,345.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services (QAR mn) -11,813.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (QAR mn) 7,810.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (QAR mn) 9,098.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial (QAR mn) -6,279.482 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Overall Balance (QAR mn) 623.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (QAR mn) -2,098.518 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -48,312.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Direct Investment (QAR mn) -665.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Transfers: Debit (QAR mn) -15,252.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2018
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) 36,937.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Change in Reserves (QAR mn) -623.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Capital (QAR mn) -97.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Assets (QAR mn) 1,021.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports: fob (QAR mn) 63,975.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (QAR mn) -12,155.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods (QAR mn) 41,192.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Transfers (QAR mn) -15,936.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (QAR mn) 16,761.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (QAR mn) -28,574.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment (QAR mn) 5,438.518 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) 4,417.518 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Net Financial Derivatives (QAR mn) 322.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports: fob (QAR mn) -22,783.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Government: USD (USD mn) 20,800.000 2013 yearly 2001 - 2013
Foreign Direct Investment: Financial and Insurance Activities (QAR mn) 12,900.000 2017 yearly 2008 - 2017
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.0 2015 yearly 2000 - 2015
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 46,934.258 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jul 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 167,638.956 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jul 2021
M2 Growth (%) 3.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Jul 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.5 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 37,068.0 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1966 - Jul 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 25.763 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 17.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,362.628 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1966 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 261,972.665 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 5.8 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 349,707.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jul 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 16.4 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Jul 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 322,688.324 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 10.76 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 132.81 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (QAR mn) 11,243.900 Dec 2018 monthly Jan 1982 - Dec 2018
Money Supply: M3: M2 (QAR mn) 610,205.800 Jul 2021 monthly Apr 2004 - Jul 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (QAR mn) 170,840.700 Jul 2021 monthly Apr 2004 - Jul 2021
Money Supply: M3 (QAR mn) 692,705.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jul 2021
International Reserves (QAR mn) 205,575.397 Jul 2021 monthly Apr 2004 - Jul 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -3.6 Mar 2020 quarterly Sep 2015 - Mar 2020
BCI: Services: Overall (%) 22.600 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Manufacturing: Overall (%) 22.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
Business Confidence Index (BCI): Overall (%) 20.200 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Mining and Quarrying: Overall (%) 15.800 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Construction: Overall (%) 21.300 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020

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