Tunisia External Debt: % of GDP

2002 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Tunisia External Debt: % of GDP

  • Tunisia External Debt accounted for 100.9 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 97.3 % in the previous year.
  • Tunisia External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2002 to Dec 2020.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 100.9 % in Dec 2020 and a record low of 49.4 % in Dec 2008.

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.


Related information about Tunisia External Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Tunisia, Current Account recorded a deficit of 853.7 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 136.8 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 30.5 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • The country's External Debt reached 41,737.8 in Mar 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 10.6 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Tunisia's External Debt: % of GDP from 2002 to 2020 in the chart:

Tunisia External Debt: % of GDP

What was Tunisia's External Debt: % of GDP in 2020?

Tunisia External Debt accounted for 100.9 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 97.3 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
100.9 2020 97.3 2019 49.4 2008 100.9 2020 % yearly 2002 - 2020

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

Buy Selected Data

Includes External Debt: % of GDP on 108 economies standardised by CEIC. Instant access to full history data in excel.
country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 63.2 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Algeria (%) 2.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Argentina (%) 56.6 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Armenia (%) 99.9 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Australia (%) 116.1 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Austria (%) 161.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 14.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Belarus (%) 58.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 258.0 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Bolivia (%) 38.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 25.5 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Botswana (%) 8.6 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Brazil (%) 35.3 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 61.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Cambodia (%) 75.1 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Canada (%) 135.9 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Chile (%) 75.4 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
China (%) 15.5 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Colombia (%) 54.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Croatia (%) 74.6 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Cyprus (%) 822.3 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Czech Republic (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Denmark (%) 149.9 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ecuador (%) 54.1 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Egypt (%) 34.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) 84.7 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
European Union (%) 130.0 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Finland (%) 205.9 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
France (%) 256.2 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Georgia (%) 117.5 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Germany (%) 170.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Ghana (%) 35.6 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Greece (%) 304.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 510.6 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Hungary (%) 155.5 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Iceland (%) 84.8 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
India (%) 19.9 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Indonesia (%) 35.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Iran (%) 1.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 688.8 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Israel (%) 32.8 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Italy (%) 137.6 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 97.9 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Jordan (%) 86.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 81.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 35.3 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
South Korea (%) 34.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Kosovo (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Kuwait (%) 58.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 106.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Laos (%) 53.8 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Latvia (%) 107.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (%) 53.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 76.6 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Luxembourg (%) 4,791.4 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (%) 81.4 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Malawi (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 70.0 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Malta (%) 633.5 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Mauritius (%) 2,062.5 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Mexico (%) 47.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Moldova (%) 65.9 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Mongolia (%) 221.1 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Montenegro (%) 203.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Morocco (%) 46.9 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Mozambique (%) 71.7 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 412.2 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
New Zealand (%) 87.9 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Nigeria (%) 8.8 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Norway (%) 154.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 34.5 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) 12.0 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Panama (%) 177.4 2021 yearly 2014 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 50.4 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Peru (%) 45.2 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Philippines (%) 27.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Poland (%) 56.5 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Portugal (%) 193.3 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Qatar (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (%) 56.0 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Russia (%) 27.1 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Serbia (%) 68.5 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Singapore (%) 448.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 137.0 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Slovenia (%) 97.7 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
South Africa (%) 38.3 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Spain (%) 193.3 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 57.7 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Sudan (%) 105.1 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (%) 169.6 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 287.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Taiwan (%) 27.6 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 40.6 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 38.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Tunisia (%) 100.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 54.2 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Ukraine (%) 64.8 2021 yearly 1993 - 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

Tunisia Key Series

Buy Selected Data

Includes 185 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) 34,240.7 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2011 - Jun 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 79.7 Dec 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (TND bn) 51.026 2022 yearly 1991 - 2022
Forecast: Government Net Debt (TND bn) 124.144 2022 yearly 1991 - 2022
Forecast: Government Revenue (TND bn) 40.482 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
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) 66,189.200 May 2022 monthly Apr 2011 - May 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.451 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,006.1 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - Aug 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,381.4 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 34.8 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 42,780.883 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 83,845.720 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 4,486.482 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,387.6 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 51.3 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 392,450.307 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 150,431.961 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 29.852 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 71.354 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 6.899 May 2022 monthly May 2002 - May 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 219.792 May 2022 monthly May 1995 - May 2022
Exports: ytd: France (TND mn) 6,315.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
Exports: ytd: Spain (TND mn) 1,275.600 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
Exports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 4,955.600 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
Exports: ytd: Libya (TND mn) 1,206.300 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
Exports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 1,905.800 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Imports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 5,830.600 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Imports: ytd: France (TND mn) 4,420.300 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Imports: ytd: Former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (TND mn) 2,812.700 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Imports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 2,118.300 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Imports: ytd: United States of America (TND mn) 1,191.700 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,680.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.5 2020 yearly 1976 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 127.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
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 (%) -0.1 2020 yearly 1976 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -30.5 2020 yearly 1976 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 2015 yearly 1976 - 2015
External Debt (USD mn) 41,737.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
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) -4.625 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -72,816.872 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (TND mn) 135.800 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services (TND mn) 539.900 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Factor Income (TND mn) 541.300 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Merchandise: FOB (TND mn) -6,487.800 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments (BoP) (TND mn) 1,589.600 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account (TND mn) -5,170.800 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
International Investment Position (IIP) (TND mn) -210,185.900 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
FDI: Manufacturing (TND mn) 1,129.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (TND mn) 2,742.000 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: Others (TND mn) 569.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 14.3 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 3,848.606 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 14,688.816 May 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 31,566.813 Jul 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 9.1 Jul 2022 monthly Feb 1995 - Jul 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Aug 2022 monthly Oct 1964 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,144.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 21.243 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.3 May 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 242.568 May 2022 monthly Nov 1958 - May 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 8,529.605 May 2022 monthly May 2002 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 43,689.8 Jul 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.5 Jul 2022 monthly Feb 1995 - Jul 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 14.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 25,874.328 Jun 2022 monthly Feb 1995 - Jun 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 8.66 Jun 2022 monthly Feb 1996 - Jun 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 67.71 2020 yearly 1965 - 2020
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2 (TND th) 99,265,000.000 Jul 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Jul 2022
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2: M1 (TND th) 45,191,612.000 May 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - May 2022
Banking System Resources: M4: M3 (TND th) 102,035,000.000 Jul 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Jul 2022
Gross International Reserves: Foreign Currency (TND th) 25,057,118.000 May 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - May 2022
Gross International Reserves (TND th) 26,329,963.000 May 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - May 2022
Gross International Reserves: Gold (TND th) 533,430.000 Feb 2019 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2019
Sight Deposits: Banks (TND th) 26,024,268.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2022
Bank Loans (TND mn) 80,642.518 Jun 2022 monthly Feb 1995 - Jun 2022

More Indicators for Tunisia

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