Qatar Government Debt: % of GDP

2006 - 2012 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Qatar Government Debt: % of GDP

  • Qatar Government debt accounted for 15.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Mar 2012, compared with the ratio of 19.3 % in the previous year.
  • Qatar government debt to GDP ratio data is updated yearly, available from Mar 2006 to Mar 2012.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 19.3 % in Mar 2011 and a record low of 8.4 % in Mar 2008.

CEIC calculates Government Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual Government Debt and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Ministry of Finance provides Government Debt in local currency. The Planning and Statistics Authority provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008. Government Debt covers Central Government only. Nominal GDP prior to 2012 is based on SNA 1993. Government Debt as % of Nominal GDP is in annual frequency, ending in March of each year.


Related information about Qatar Government Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Qatar National Government Debt reached 26.5 USD bn in Mar 2012.
  • The country's Nominal GDP reached 60.4 USD bn in Jun 2022.

View Qatar's Government Debt: % of GDP from 2006 to 2012 in the chart:

Qatar Government Debt: % of GDP

What was Qatar's Government Debt: % of GDP in 2012?

Qatar Government debt accounted for 15.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Mar 2012, compared with the ratio of 19.3 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
15.0 2012 19.3 2011 8.4 2008 19.3 2011 % yearly 2006 - 2012

Government Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

Buy Selected Data

Includes Government Debt: % of GDP on 108 economies standardised by CEIC. Instant access to full history data in excel.
country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 62.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 2010 - Sep 2022
Algeria (%) 62.1 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Argentina (%) 75.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2022
Armenia (%) 50.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Sep 2022
Australia (%) 47.7 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Austria (%) 81.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 6.4 2010 yearly 2008 - 2010
Bahrain (%) 84.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2022
Bangladesh (%) 20.6 2022 yearly 2010 - 2022
Belarus (%) 36.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 106.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1980 - Sep 2022
Bolivia (%) 27.2 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 24.4 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Botswana (%) 17.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2021
Brazil (%) 75.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2022
Bulgaria (%) 23.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2022
Cambodia (%) 35.2 2021 yearly 2013 - 2021
Canada (%) 71.3 2022 yearly 1962 - 2022
Chile (%) 37.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2022
China (%) 20.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2022
Colombia (%) 63.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 9.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
Cyprus (%) 91.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Czech Republic (%) 45.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Denmark (%) 30.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Ecuador (%) 63.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2022
Egypt (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Estonia (%) 15.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
European Union (%) 85.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Finland (%) 71.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
France (%) 113.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2022
Georgia (%) 39.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2022
Germany (%) 66.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Ghana (%) 80.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Greece (%) 178.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 47.6 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Hungary (%) 72.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2022
Iceland (%) 74.6 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
India (%) 54.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Indonesia (%) 39.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2015 - Sep 2022
Iran (%) 8.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Ireland (%) 49.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Israel (%) 67.1 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Italy (%) 147.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 8.6 2015 yearly 1975 - 2015
Japan (%) 225.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Sep 2022
Jordan (%) 88.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 23.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Kenya (%) 66.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2022
South Korea (%) 48.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2022
Kosovo (%) 23.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Kuwait (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 50.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Latvia (%) 39.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (%) 150.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 37.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Luxembourg (%) 24.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2022
North Macedonia (%) 52.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2022
Malawi (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 61.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Malta (%) 53.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2022
Mauritius (%) 74.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2022
Mexico (%) 51.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2022
Moldova (%) 32.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2022
Mongolia (%) 59.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2017 - Dec 2021
Montenegro (%) 71.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Morocco (%) 68.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Nepal (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 49.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2022
New Zealand (%) 34.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2022
Nigeria (%) 20.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Norway (%) 42.5 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Oman (%) 63.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 69.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 75.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Panama (%) 62.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2022
Paraguay (%) 31.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Sep 2022
Peru (%) 34.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Philippines (%) 63.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2022
Poland (%) 50.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Sep 2022
Portugal (%) 120.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
Qatar (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Romania (%) 47.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Sep 2022
Russia (%) 13.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Sep 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 25.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2016 - Sep 2022
Serbia (%) 55.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 2004 - Sep 2022
Singapore (%) 184.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2022
Slovakia (%) 58.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Slovenia (%) 72.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2022
South Africa (%) 71.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1960 - Sep 2022
Spain (%) 115.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 114.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2022
Sweden (%) 32.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (%) 25.1 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Taiwan (%) 30.1 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 39.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Thailand (%) 53.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2022
Tunisia (%) 79.7 Dec 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2021
Turkey (%) 34.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2022
Ukraine (%) 43.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021

Accurate Macro & Micro Economic Data You Can Trust

Explore the most complete set of 6.6 million time series covering more than 200 economies, 20 industries and 18 macroeconomic sectors.

Learn more about what we do

Qatar Key Series

Buy Selected Data

Includes 207 key indicators for Qatar, curated by CEIC analysts. Instant access to full history data in excel.
Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 13.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 8,269.231 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
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) 239.138 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (QAR bn) 342.419 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (QAR bn) 341.595 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
General Government Revenue (QAR mn) 85,700.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
General Government Expenditure (QAR mn) 51,800.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
General Government Balance (QAR mn) 30,100.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
General Government Expenditure: Salaries and Wages (QAR mn) 14,600.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2019 - Sep 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 9.373 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 7,190.9 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Nov 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 10,188.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Nov 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 8.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Nov 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,623,748.560 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 39,884.965 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 28,241.788 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,997.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Nov 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 11.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Nov 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 511,790.161 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 359,935.378 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 345.662 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Sep 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 554.670 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,927.473 Nov 2022 monthly May 1996 - Nov 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 450.000 Nov 2022 monthly May 1996 - Nov 2022
Exports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn) 29,265.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: SITC: Crude Materials and Inedible excl Fuels (QAR mn) 2,286.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (QAR mn) 257,684.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn) 8,206.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn) 8,401.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: Asia: China (QAR mn) 48,309.475 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Exports: Asia: Singapore (QAR mn) 19,217.558 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Exports: Asia: South Korea (QAR mn) 40,733.419 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Exports: Asia: India (QAR mn) 40,621.472 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Exports: Asia: Japan (QAR mn) 43,101.035 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Imports: SITC: Other Manufactured Goods (QAR mn) 17,910.000 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
Imports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn) 10,558.000 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
Imports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn) 39,519.000 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn) 15,734.000 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -1,446.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 17,259.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 27.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 69.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 306.044 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 524.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -218.681 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 194,500.0 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 21.121 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Foreign Trade Directions: Exports: China (QAR mn) 7,016.000 Nov 2022 monthly May 2017 - Nov 2022
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: China (QAR mn) 1,638.000 Nov 2022 monthly May 2017 - Nov 2022
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: United States of America (QAR mn) 2,019.000 Nov 2022 monthly May 2017 - Nov 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) -14,272.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Change in Reserves (QAR mn) -3,846.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Capital (QAR mn) -503.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports: fob (QAR mn) 138,768.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (QAR mn) -22,633.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial (QAR mn) -55,722.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Overall Balance (QAR mn) 3,347.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (QAR mn) -2,769.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -15,584.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (QAR mn) -43,869.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment (QAR mn) -51,067.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income (QAR mn) -9,739.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services (QAR mn) -14,013.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (QAR mn) 7,191.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (QAR mn) 62,826.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -11,139.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods (QAR mn) 106,715.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Current Account: Transfers (QAR mn) -15,992.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (QAR mn) 21,205.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Transfers: Debit (QAR mn) -15,252.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2018
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Direct Investment (QAR mn) 5,519.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment (QAR mn) -10,025.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) 1,114.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Net Financial Derivatives (QAR mn) -149.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports: fob (QAR mn) -32,053.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
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) 44,487.225 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Nov 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 193,465.385 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Nov 2022
M2 Growth (%) 13.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Nov 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.5 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 39,045.9 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 16.488 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 13.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Nov 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 5,161.868 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - Nov 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 263,238.297 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Nov 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) -0.6 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Nov 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 362,063.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Nov 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 2.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Nov 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 335,966.456 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Nov 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 0.75 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Nov 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 97.73 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Sep 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (QAR mn) 697,692.100 Oct 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Oct 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (QAR mn) 158,000.500 Oct 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Oct 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (QAR mn) 11,243.900 Dec 2018 monthly Jan 1982 - Dec 2018
Money Supply: M3 (QAR mn) 776,858.300 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Oct 2022
International Reserves (QAR mn) 217,958.700 Oct 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Oct 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -3.6 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2020
BCI: Services: Overall (%) 22.600 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: Manufacturing: Overall (%) 22.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Construction: Overall (%) 21.300 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020

More Indicators for Qatar

Check out our pricing options.

Explore the most complete set of 6.6 million time series covering more than 200 economies, 20 industries and 18 macroeconomic sectors.

View pricing options

CEIC Flex

from $49

Entry level access to the CEIC platform for individual users. Download limits apply. Payable monthly by credit card.

View this option

CEIC Unlimited

Request a Demo

Full and unlimited access to CEIC data for multiple users. Suitable for enterprise usage. Available via annual subscription to one or more of CEIC’s global and premium databases.

Request a demo
Unlimited access tailored to your data needs
Flexible monthly access to CEIC data