Tunisia Government Debt: % of GDP

2011 - 2021 | Monthly | % | Ministry of Finance

Key information about Tunisia Government Debt: % of GDP

  • Tunisia Government debt accounted for 79.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with the ratio of 81.5 % in the previous month.
  • Tunisia government debt to GDP ratio data is updated monthly, available from Apr 2011 to Dec 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 86.0 % in Mar 2021 and a record low of 39.8 % in Apr 2011.

Government Debt covers Central Government only.


Related information about Tunisia Government Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Tunisia National Government Debt reached 36.0 USD bn in Oct 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP reached 10.6 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Tunisia's Government Debt: % of GDP from Apr 2011 to Dec 2021 in the chart:

Tunisia Government Debt: % of GDP

What was Tunisia's Government Debt: % of GDP in Dec 2021?

Tunisia Government debt accounted for 79.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with the ratio of 81.5 % in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
79.7 Dec 2021 81.5 Oct 2021 39.8 Apr 2011 86.0 Mar 2021 % monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2021

Government Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 70.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2010 - Dec 2021
Algeria (%) 36.4 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Argentina (%) 80.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Armenia (%) 63.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Austria (%) 82.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 6.4 2010 yearly 2008 - 2010
Bahrain (%) 95.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Bangladesh (%) 19.2 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Belarus (%) 36.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 108.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1980 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (%) 27.2 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 26.3 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Botswana (%) 15.3 Dec 2019 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2019
Brazil (%) 78.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Bulgaria (%) 25.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Cambodia (%) 35.2 2021 yearly 2013 - 2021
Canada (%) 73.8 2021 yearly 1962 - 2021
Chile (%) 35.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
China (%) 20.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Colombia (%) 64.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Croatia (%) 79.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Cyprus (%) 103.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Czech Republic (%) 41.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Denmark (%) 36.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 61.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2021
Egypt (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Estonia (%) 17.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 88.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Finland (%) 66.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
France (%) 112.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Georgia (%) 47.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) 69.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Ghana (%) 80.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Greece (%) 193.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 46.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hungary (%) 75.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 75.0 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
India (%) 56.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Indonesia (%) 40.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2022
Iran (%) 9.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 56.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) 67.1 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Italy (%) 152.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 8.6 2015 yearly 1975 - 2015
Japan (%) 229.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 89.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 24.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Kenya (%) 67.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2021
South Korea (%) 45.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2021
Kosovo (%) 23.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Kuwait (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 61.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Latvia (%) 44.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) 171.0 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 44.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) 24.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2021
North Macedonia (%) 50.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 63.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 56.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Mauritius (%) 79.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 52.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 31.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 80.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 68.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Nepal (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 52.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
New Zealand (%) 33.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 20.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Norway (%) 43.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Oman (%) 65.9 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 73.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 79.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Panama (%) 64.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (%) 31.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2021
Peru (%) 33.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 63.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) 52.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 127.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Romania (%) 48.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 15.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 30.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2021
Serbia (%) 55.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2004 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 160.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (%) 63.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Slovenia (%) 74.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) 67.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1960 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 117.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 99.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Sweden (%) 35.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Switzerland (%) 24.7 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Taiwan (%) 32.6 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Tajikistan (%) 39.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Thailand (%) 53.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Tunisia (%) 79.7 Dec 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2021
Turkey (%) 42.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Ukraine (%) 43.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
United Kingdom (%) 102.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2021

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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) 36,026.1 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Oct 2021
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: 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 Revenue: OR: Tax: Direct (TND mn) 12,068.300 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Government Revenue (TND mn) 48,819.000 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Government Surplus or Deficit (TND mn) -11,603.200 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
Government Expenditure: Lending (TND mn) 545.000 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Central Government Debt: Outstanding: Domestic (TND mn) 40,275.900 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Oct 2021
Central Government Debt: Outstanding (TND mn) 102,195.200 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Oct 2021
Central Government Debt: Outstanding: Foreign (TND mn) 61,919.300 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Oct 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.451 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,065.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - May 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,397.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 27.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 29,278.423 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 74,110.943 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 5,310.632 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,462.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 55.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 352,937.942 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 136,889.630 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 46.799 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 66.369 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 4.962 Feb 2022 monthly May 2002 - Feb 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 192.844 Feb 2022 monthly May 1995 - Feb 2022
Exports: ytd: Libya (TND mn) 574.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Exports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 1,905.800 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Exports: ytd: Spain (TND mn) 718.500 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Exports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 2,418.900 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Exports: ytd: France (TND mn) 11,182.700 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2021
Imports: ytd: France (TND mn) 2,121.000 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Imports: ytd: United States of America (TND mn) 593.800 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Imports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 991.200 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Imports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 2,534.000 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Imports: ytd: Former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (TND mn) 1,392.100 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -853.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.5 2020 yearly 1976 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 136.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 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 (%) -0.1 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) 40,606.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2021
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) -69,663.364 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Merchandise: FOB (TND mn) -3,414.500 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services (TND mn) 159.700 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Factor Income (TND mn) 492.300 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (TND mn) 309.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP) (TND mn) 1,754.700 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account (TND mn) -2,453.500 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
International Investment Position (IIP) (TND mn) -188,418.500 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
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 (%) 14.5 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) 15,165.805 Feb 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 32,425.404 Feb 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2022
M2 Growth (%) 8.1 Feb 2022 monthly Feb 1995 - Feb 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 1964 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 7,719.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 21.243 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.4 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 238.793 Jan 2022 monthly Nov 1958 - Jan 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 8,719.369 Feb 2022 monthly May 2002 - Feb 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.6 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 45,066.4 Jan 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Jan 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 10.1 Feb 2022 monthly Feb 1995 - Feb 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 14.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 26,328.294 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 7.03 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1996 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 69.17 2020 yearly 1965 - 2020
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2: M1 (TND th) 43,100,459.000 Nov 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Nov 2021
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2 (TND th) 94,510,326.000 Feb 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2022
Banking System Resources: M4: M3 (TND th) 97,481,538.000 Feb 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2022
Gross International Reserves: Foreign Currency (TND th) 22,844,103.000 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Mar 2022
Gross International Reserves: Gold (TND th) 533,430.000 Feb 2019 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2019
Gross International Reserves (TND th) 24,209,796.000 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1994 - Mar 2022
Sight Deposits: Banks (TND th) 25,167,779.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Feb 2022
Bank Loans (TND mn) 77,908.054 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1995 - Mar 2022

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