Tunisia External Debt: % of GDP

2002 - 2023 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Tunisia External Debt: % of GDP

  • Tunisia External Debt accounted for 85.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2023, compared with the ratio of 94.7 % in the previous year.
  • Tunisia External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2002 to Dec 2023.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 94.7 % in Dec 2022 and a record low of 47.8 % in Dec 2010.

CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Tunisia provides External Debt in local currency. National Institute of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Nominal GDP prior to 2010 is based on old classification of data.


Related information about Tunisia External Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Tunisia, Current Account recorded a deficit of 814.9 USD mn in Dec 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 132.7 USD mn in Mar 2024.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 716.9 USD mn in Dec 2023.
  • The country's External Debt reached 42,170.6 in Dec 2023.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 11.7 USD bn in Dec 2022.

View Tunisia's External Debt: % of GDP from 2002 to 2023 in the chart:

Tunisia External Debt: % of GDP

What was Tunisia's External Debt: % of GDP in 2023?

Tunisia External Debt accounted for 85.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2023, compared with the ratio of 94.7 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
85.7 2023 94.7 2022 47.8 2010 94.7 2022 % yearly 2002 - 2023

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 47.0 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
Algeria (%) 1.3 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Argentina (%) 45.3 2023 yearly 1994 - 2023
Armenia (%) 63.8 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Australia (%) 109.5 2023 yearly 1988 - 2023
Austria (%) 135.1 2023 yearly 1997 - 2023
Azerbaijan (%) 14.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Belarus (%) 51.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2024
Belgium (%) 236.8 2023 yearly 2007 - 2023
Bolivia (%) 35.0 2023 yearly 2006 - 2023
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 18.1 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Botswana (%) 7.3 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Brazil (%) 27.9 2023 yearly 1992 - 2023
Bulgaria (%) 48.3 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Cambodia (%) 75.6 2022 yearly 2010 - 2022
Canada (%) 143.7 2023 yearly 1990 - 2023
Chile (%) 71.7 2023 yearly 1971 - 2023
China (%) 13.7 2023 yearly 1985 - 2023
Colombia (%) 53.7 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Croatia (%) 73.5 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
Cyprus (%) 576.0 2023 yearly 2004 - 2023
Czech Republic (%) 60.7 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Denmark (%) 131.7 2023 yearly 2005 - 2023
Ecuador (%) 49.3 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Egypt (%) 43.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 1999 - Dec 2023
Estonia (%) 90.4 2023 yearly 1996 - 2023
European Union (%) 111.6 2023 yearly 2008 - 2023
Finland (%) 215.3 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
France (%) 245.0 2023 yearly 2004 - 2023
Georgia (%) 80.2 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Germany (%) 148.2 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Ghana (%) 39.0 2022 yearly 1999 - 2022
Greece (%) 250.9 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 481.7 2023 yearly 2001 - 2023
Hungary (%) 129.0 2023 yearly 2006 - 2023
Iceland (%) 73.0 2023 yearly 1989 - 2023
India (%) 18.9 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Indonesia (%) 29.8 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Iran (%) 0.3 2023 yearly 1994 - 2023
Ireland (%) 563.9 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
Israel (%) 30.5 2023 yearly 1998 - 2023
Italy (%) 129.0 2022 yearly 2002 - 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 31.4 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Japan (%) 107.4 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Jordan (%) 80.7 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Kazakhstan (%) 62.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2023
Kenya (%) 35.0 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
South Korea (%) 36.6 2023 yearly 1994 - 2023
Kosovo (%) 38.5 2022 yearly 2007 - 2022
Kuwait (%) 35.3 2022 yearly 2014 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan (%) 72.3 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Laos (%) 74.2 2023 yearly 1996 - 2023
Latvia (%) 100.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
Lebanon (%) 21.2 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 68.4 2023 yearly 1996 - 2023
Luxembourg (%) 4,321.4 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
North Macedonia (%) 83.7 2022 yearly 2004 - 2022
Malawi (%) 60.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Malaysia (%) 68.2 2023 yearly 2009 - 2023
Malta (%) 1,034.0 2023 yearly 2004 - 2023
Mauritius (%) 1,323.1 2023 yearly 2009 - 2023
Mexico (%) 33.1 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
Moldova (%) 63.3 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Mongolia (%) 174.0 2023 yearly 1992 - 2023
Montenegro (%) 141.5 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
Morocco (%) 50.9 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Mozambique (%) 71.7 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 16.7 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 373.8 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
New Zealand (%) 87.5 2023 yearly 1993 - 2023
Nigeria (%) 11.9 2023 yearly 1985 - 2023
Norway (%) 152.8 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Pakistan (%) 37.3 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Palestinian Territory (%) 12.2 2023 yearly 2012 - 2023
Panama (%) 167.4 2021 yearly 2014 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 55.7 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Peru (%) 39.3 2023 yearly 1980 - 2023
Philippines (%) 28.7 2023 yearly 1990 - 2023
Poland (%) 49.5 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Portugal (%) 150.4 2023 yearly 1996 - 2023
Qatar (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (%) 52.4 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Russia (%) 15.7 2023 yearly 1993 - 2023
Serbia (%) 65.3 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Singapore (%) 391.1 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Slovakia (%) 96.1 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Slovenia (%) 91.8 2023 yearly 2001 - 2023
South Africa (%) 41.8 2023 yearly 1985 - 2023
Spain (%) 165.4 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Sri Lanka (%) 75.0 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
Sudan (%) 202.2 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Sweden (%) 168.5 2023 yearly 1997 - 2023
Switzerland (%) 241.1 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Taiwan (%) 27.3 2023 yearly 1999 - 2023
Tajikistan (%) 37.7 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Thailand (%) 37.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2024
Tunisia (%) 85.7 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
Turkey (%) 45.6 2023 yearly 1989 - 2023

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Tunisia Key Series

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.5 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -3,537.373 2022 yearly 1991 - 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 12,247.385 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 25.2 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
National Government Debt (USD mn) 40,206.1 Mar 2024 monthly Apr 2011 - Mar 2024
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 79.7 Dec 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (TND bn) 73.157 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (TND bn) 228.389 2029 yearly 1991 - 2029
Forecast: Government Revenue (TND bn) 69.030 2028 yearly 1990 - 2028
Government: Budgetary: Revenue: Grants (TND mn) 700.300 2023 yearly 2019 - 2023
Government: Budgetary: Expenditure: Transfers (TND mn) 18,270.500 2023 yearly 2019 - 2023
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.800 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) -525.5 May 2024 monthly Jan 1959 - May 2024
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,762.7 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) -2.4 May 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2024
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 44,847.459 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 86,478.053 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 5,327.355 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,288.2 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) -4.7 May 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2024
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 457,336.136 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 180,916.560 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 41.833 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2024
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 74.342 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1.772 Mar 2024 monthly May 2002 - Mar 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 308.910 Mar 2024 monthly May 1995 - Mar 2024
Exports: ytd: Libya (TND mn) 416.100 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2024
Exports: ytd: Spain (TND mn) 1,277.400 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2024
Exports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 3,086.900 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2024
Exports: ytd: France (TND mn) 3,538.700 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2024
Exports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 2,039.600 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2024
Imports: ytd: France (TND mn) 2,046.600 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2024
Imports: ytd: Former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (TND mn) 2,546.300 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2024
Imports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 1,392.100 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2024
Imports: ytd: United States of America (TND mn) 550.000 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2024
Imports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 2,177.000 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2024
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -814.9 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.7 2023 yearly 1976 - 2023
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 132.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2024
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -716.869 2023 yearly 1976 - 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.5 2023 yearly 1976 - 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -15.7 2022 yearly 1976 - 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -419.318 2022 yearly 1976 - 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 42,170.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2023
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 85.7 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 13,771.6 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 28.0 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.494 2029 yearly 1980 - 2029
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -73,530.079 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (TND mn) 147.800 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2023
BoP: Current Account: Services (TND mn) 3,275.500 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2023
BoP: Current Account: Factor Income (TND mn) 401.200 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2023
BoP: Current Account: Merchandise: FOB (TND mn) -4,607.800 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2023
Balance of Payments (BoP) (TND mn) 3,802.300 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2023
BoP: Current Account (TND mn) -783.300 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2023
FDI: Manufacturing (TND mn) 1,301.000 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
FDI: Energy (TND mn) 491.000 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (TND mn) 2,214.000 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
FDI: Tourism and Real Estate (TND mn) 13.000 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
FDI: Others (TND mn) 409.000 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 13.7 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 3,695.058 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 16,441.993 Apr 2024 monthly Feb 1994 - Apr 2024
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 36,235.017 Apr 2024 monthly Feb 1994 - Apr 2024
M2 Growth (%) 9.7 Apr 2024 monthly Feb 1995 - Apr 2024
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 May 2024 monthly Oct 1964 - May 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,623.3 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1964 - Dec 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 17.534 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.1 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2023
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 275.142 Dec 2023 monthly Nov 1958 - Dec 2023
Total Deposits (USD mn) 10,031.211 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1979 - Feb 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 10.7 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 51,414.5 Apr 2024 monthly Feb 1994 - Apr 2024
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 10.2 Apr 2024 monthly Feb 1995 - Apr 2024
Household Debt (USD mn) 14.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 27,865.982 Mar 2024 monthly Feb 1995 - Mar 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.99 Mar 2024 monthly Feb 1996 - Mar 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 62.26 2023 yearly 1961 - 2023
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2: M1 (TND th) 49,382,873.000 Aug 2023 monthly Feb 1994 - Aug 2023
Banking System Resources: M4: M3 (TND th) 114,269,000.000 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2023
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2 (TND th) 111,516,000.000 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2023
Monetary Aggregate: M3: M2: M1 (TND th) 51,715,000.000 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2024
Monetary Aggregate: M3 (TND th) 122,141,000.000 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2024
Monetary Aggregate: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (TND th) 20,591,000.000 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2024
Monetary Aggregate: M3: M2 (TND th) 113,970,000.000 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2024
Gross International Reserves: Foreign Currency (TND th) 26,436,489.000 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2023
Gross International Reserves (TND th) 27,816,557.000 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2023
Gross International Reserves: Gold (TND th) 533,430.000 Feb 2019 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2019
Sight Deposits: Other Depository Corporations (TND th) 28,215,854.000 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2024
Bank Loans (TND mn) 87,162.006 Mar 2024 monthly Feb 1995 - Mar 2024
Saving Deposits: Other Depository Corporations (TND th) 31,290,358.000 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2024

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