Tunisia External Debt

2009 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Tunisia`s External Debt

  • Tunisia External Debt reached 41.1 USD bn in Dec 2020, compared with 39.2 USD bn in the previous quarter.
  • Tunisia External Debt: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Dec 2009 to Dec 2020.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 41.1 USD bn in Dec 2020 and a record low of 20.4 USD bn in Jun 2010.

CEIC converts quarterly External Debt into USD. The Central Bank of Tunisia provides External Debt in local currency. The Central Bank of Tunisia period end market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

Related information about Tunisia`s External Debt
  • In the latest reports of Tunisia, Current Account recorded a deficit of 823.7 USD mn in Jun 2021.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 194.4 USD mn in Jun 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 12.9 USD mn in Dec 2019.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 8.1 USD bn in Jun 2020.

View Tunisia's External Debt from Dec 2009 to Dec 2020 in the chart:

Tunisia External Debt

What was Tunisia's External Debt in Dec 2020?

Tunisia External Debt reached 41.1 USD bn in Dec 2020, compared with 39.2 USD bn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
41,085.1 Dec 2020 39,164.1 Sep 2020 20,377.0 Jun 2010 41,085.1 Dec 2020 USD mn quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020

External Debt by Country Comparison

Buy Selected Data

Includes External Debt on 109 economies standardised by CEIC. Instant access to full history data in excel.
country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 10,439.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
Algeria (USD mn) 3,838.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 271,505.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Armenia (USD mn) 6,753.6 May 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - May 2021
Australia (USD mn) 1,848,275.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1988 - Mar 2021
Austria (USD mn) 739,162.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 8,821.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) 70,671.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 42,274.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 1,437,640.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 13,510.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 5,311.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 1,294.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Brazil (USD mn) 548,388.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) 48,082.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) 18,506.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Canada (USD mn) 2,478,436.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Chile (USD mn) 229,191.7 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Aug 2021
China (USD mn) 2,679,822.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
Colombia (USD mn) 153,628.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Croatia (USD mn) 52,636.7 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Jun 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) 228,988.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 201,108.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Denmark (USD mn) 602,574.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (USD mn) 55,525.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Egypt (USD mn) 129,195.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
Estonia (USD mn) 31,106.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
European Union (USD mn) 18,232,812.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Finland (USD mn) 694,888.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Jun 2021
France (USD mn) 7,488,799.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Jun 2021
Georgia (USD mn) 20,630.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Germany (USD mn) 6,816,495.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 24,598.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
Greece (USD mn) 623,753.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 1,832,751.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 263,522.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Iceland (USD mn) 20,262.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2021
India (USD mn) 563,486.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1999 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (USD mn) 417,950.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2021
Iran (USD mn) 9,142.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 3,211,912.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Israel (USD mn) 132,488.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 2,753,981.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 19,182.3 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 4,574,792.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
Jordan (USD mn) 35,466.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 163,360.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) 37,230.4 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 565,896.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) 3,187.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Jun 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 53,819.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 8,693.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Laos (USD mn) 9,935.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Latvia (USD mn) 42,960.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) 33,676.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 45,888.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Jun 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) 4,032,366.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) 10,598.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Malawi (MWK mn) 2,021,553.2 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 246,067.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
Malta (USD mn) 108,384.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) 224,205.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 462,504.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) 8,504.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Jun 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 32,958.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) 8,339.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (USD mn) 59,925.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) 9,486.1 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Myanmar (USD mn) 11,114.4 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Nepal (USD mn) 7,121.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Netherlands (USD mn) 4,215,841.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 203,740.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) 33,468.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Jun 2021
Norway (USD mn) 710,685.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Pakistan (USD mn) 116,308.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2006 - Mar 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 2,052.0 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) 31,734.8 May 2021 monthly Jul 2004 - May 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 19,549.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Peru (USD mn) 93,270.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Philippines (USD mn) 101,185.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Poland (USD mn) 366,510.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Portugal (USD mn) 492,790.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 103,900.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
Romania (USD mn) 156,586.5 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jul 2021
Russia (USD mn) 489,243.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2021
Serbia (USD mn) 38,258.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 1,669,197.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 131,250.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 60,294.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 170,836.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Dec 2020
Spain (USD mn) 2,721,698.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 49,211.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (USD mn) 51,200.0 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (USD mn) 1,088,950.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 2,313,386.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Taiwan (USD mn) 209,223.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Tajikistan (USD mn) 6,608.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Thailand (USD mn) 187,783.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Tunisia (USD mn) 41,085.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Turkey (USD mn) 450,047.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1989 - Dec 2020

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

Tunisia Key Series

Buy Selected Data

Includes 186 key indicators for Tunisia, curated by CEIC analysts. Instant access to full history data in excel.
Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -10.5 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -4,125.828 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 9,652.842 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 24.6 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 35,720.2 Jul 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Jul 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 77.1 Dec 2018 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2018
Forecast: Government Expenditure (TND bn) 62.530 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (TND bn) 189.512 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (TND bn) 52.356 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Revenue (TND mn) 48,819.000 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Government Revenue: OR: Tax: Indirect: Value Added Tax (TND mn) 7,200.900 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Government Revenue: OR: Tax: Indirect: Excise Duties (TND mn) 2,889.100 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Government Surplus or Deficit (TND mn) -11,603.200 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Government Revenue: OR: Tax: Direct (TND mn) 12,068.300 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Government Expenditure: Lending (TND mn) 545.000 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Government Expenditure (TND mn) 37,692.000 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Government Expenditure: Capital (TND mn) 7,202.800 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Central Government Debt: Outstanding: Foreign (TND mn) 60,916.000 Jul 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Jul 2021
Central Government Debt: Outstanding: Domestic (TND mn) 38,182.600 Jul 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Jul 2021
Central Government Debt: Outstanding (TND mn) 99,098.600 Jul 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Jul 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -628.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Aug 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,163.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 28.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 29,278.482 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 74,110.983 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 5,310.650 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,792.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 19.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 352,937.258 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 136,889.414 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 82.900 Sep 2020 monthly May 2002 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 65.088 Dec 2020 monthly May 2002 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 4.340 Feb 2021 monthly May 2002 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 139.854 Feb 2021 monthly May 1995 - Feb 2021
Exports: ytd: France (TND mn) 5,622.900 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Exports: ytd: Libya (TND mn) 983.700 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Exports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 3,020.200 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Exports: ytd: Spain (TND mn) 946.100 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Exports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 4,102.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Imports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 4,371.800 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Imports: ytd: France (TND mn) 3,529.300 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Imports: ytd: Former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (TND mn) 2,345.700 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Imports: ytd: United States of America (TND mn) 942.600 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Imports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 2,129.600 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -823.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.5 2020 yearly 1976 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 194.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -30.544 2020 yearly 1976 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 12.9 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 2015 yearly 1976 - 2015
External Debt (USD mn) 41,085.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 100.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 10,631.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 26.1 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -4.765 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -63,792.067 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
BoP: Current Account: Services (TND mn) 120.500 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (TND mn) 163.800 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
BoP: Current Account: Factor Income (TND mn) 1,015.500 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
BoP: Current Account: Merchandise: FOB (TND mn) -3,580.600 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP) (TND mn) -414.500 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
BoP: Current Account (TND mn) -2,280.800 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
International Investment Position (IIP) (TND mn) -188,418.500 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
FDI: Others (TND mn) 569.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
FDI: Energy (TND mn) 910.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
FDI: Tourism and Real Estate (TND mn) 134.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
FDI: Manufacturing (TND mn) 1,129.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (TND mn) 2,742.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 14.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 3,519.743 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 15,980.202 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Aug 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 32,803.242 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Aug 2021
M2 Growth (%) 7.7 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 1995 - Aug 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1964 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 7,315.1 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Aug 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 21.256 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.1 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Aug 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 241.937 Aug 2021 monthly Nov 1958 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 8,884.941 May 2021 monthly May 2002 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 14.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 46,120.4 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Aug 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 12.3 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 1995 - Aug 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 14.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 27,095.580 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1995 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 7.58 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1996 - Dec 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 64.00 2019 yearly 1965 - 2019
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2 (TND th) 91,462,000.000 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Aug 2021
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2: M1 (TND th) 44,556,000.000 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Aug 2021
Banking System Resources: M4: M3 (TND th) 94,087,000.000 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Aug 2021
Gross International Reserves: Foreign Currency (TND th) 20,395,843.100 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Aug 2021
Gross International Reserves (TND th) 23,743,900.200 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Aug 2021
Gross International Reserves: Gold (TND th) 533,430.000 Feb 2019 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2019
Sight Deposits: Banks (TND th) 24,044,180.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2021
Bank Loans (TND mn) 74,215.897 Jun 2021 monthly Feb 1995 - Jun 2021

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 $39

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