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 38.4 USD bn in Aug 2023.
  • The country's Nominal GDP reached 11.7 USD bn in Dec 2022.

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

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 61.2 Jun 2023 quarterly Sep 2010 - Jun 2023
Algeria (%) 62.1 2022 yearly 1997 - 2022
Argentina (%) 80.3 Mar 2023 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2023
Armenia (%) 50.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2023
Australia (%) 41.8 2022 yearly 1999 - 2022
Austria (%) 77.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Azerbaijan (%) 16.8 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Bahrain (%) 93.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2023
Bangladesh (%) 23.6 2023 yearly 2010 - 2023
Belarus (%) 35.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 108.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1980 - Sep 2023
Bolivia (%) 27.2 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 20.7 2022 yearly 2007 - 2022
Botswana (%) 17.2 Jun 2023 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2023
Brazil (%) 74.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2023
Bulgaria (%) 21.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2023
Cambodia (%) 33.7 2022 yearly 2013 - 2022
Canada (%) 67.8 2023 yearly 1962 - 2023
Chile (%) 39.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2023
China (%) 22.7 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2023
Colombia (%) 59.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2023
Croatia (%) 67.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2022
Cyprus (%) 77.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2023
Czech Republic (%) 44.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Denmark (%) 29.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Ecuador (%) 67.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2023
Egypt (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Estonia (%) 19.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
European Union (%) 82.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2023
Finland (%) 75.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
France (%) 1.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2023
Georgia (%) 39.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Germany (%) 63.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Ghana (%) 70.7 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
Greece (%) 165.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2023
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 50.1 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Hungary (%) 69.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2023
Iceland (%) 64.8 2023 yearly 1998 - 2023
India (%) 59.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2023
Indonesia (%) 39.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2023
Iran (%) 8.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
Ireland (%) 43.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2023
Israel (%) 60.3 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Italy (%) 137.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2023
Ivory Coast (%) 8.6 2015 yearly 1975 - 2015
Japan (%) 217.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2023
Jordan (%) 89.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2023
Kazakhstan (%) 23.1 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2023
Kenya (%) 68.3 Mar 2023 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2023
South Korea (%) 49.9 Sep 2023 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2023
Kosovo (%) 19.9 2022 yearly 2009 - 2022
Kuwait (%) 0.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Kyrgyzstan (%) 45.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2023
Latvia (%) 39.5 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2023
Lebanon (%) 150.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 38.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Luxembourg (%) 25.8 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2023
North Macedonia (%) 53.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2023
Malawi (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 64.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2023
Malta (%) 49.6 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2023
Mauritius (%) 69.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2023
Mexico (%) 49.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2023
Moldova (%) 34.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2023
Mongolia (%) 59.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2017 - Dec 2021
Montenegro (%) 59.7 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Morocco (%) 71.6 2022 yearly 1994 - 2022
Nepal (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 46.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
New Zealand (%) 38.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2023
Nigeria (%) 39.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2023
Norway (%) 44.3 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
Oman (%) 41.2 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Pakistan (%) 71.6 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) 72.6 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Panama (%) 56.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2023
Paraguay (%) 34.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2023
Peru (%) 32.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2023
Philippines (%) 60.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2023
Poland (%) 49.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2023
Portugal (%) 99.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2023
Qatar (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Romania (%) 48.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2023
Russia (%) 14.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2023
Saudi Arabia (%) 26.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2023
Serbia (%) 52.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 2004 - Dec 2023
Singapore (%) 170.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2023
Slovakia (%) 59.5 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2023
Slovenia (%) 69.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2023
South Africa (%) 73.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1960 - Dec 2023
Spain (%) 107.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Sri Lanka (%) 104.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2023
Sweden (%) 30.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2023
Switzerland (%) 23.1 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Taiwan (%) 29.7 2022 yearly 1996 - 2022
Tajikistan (%) 36.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Thailand (%) 54.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2023
Tunisia (%) 79.7 Dec 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2021
Turkey (%) 29.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2023
Ukraine (%) 79.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2023

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.6 2022 yearly 1991 - 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -3,537.373 2022 yearly 1991 - 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 11,422.434 2022 yearly 1991 - 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 24.6 2022 yearly 1991 - 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 38,631.7 Nov 2023 monthly Apr 2011 - Nov 2023
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) 175.942 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (TND bn) 69.030 2028 yearly 1990 - 2028
Government: Budgetary: Expenditure: Transfers (TND mn) 17,931.400 2022 yearly 2019 - 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.800 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) -408.3 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1959 - Mar 2024
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,754.7 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) 9.7 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 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) 2,225.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) -2.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 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) 152.316 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 65.002 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1.659 Dec 2023 monthly May 2002 - Dec 2023
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 275.852 Dec 2023 monthly May 1995 - Dec 2023
Exports: ytd: Libya (TND mn) 2,649.000 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2023
Exports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 11,375.500 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2023
Exports: ytd: Spain (TND mn) 3,274.600 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2023
Exports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 8,162.600 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2023
Exports: ytd: France (TND mn) 14,114.400 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2023
Imports: ytd: Former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (TND mn) 8,781.100 Dec 2023 monthly Dec 1997 - Dec 2023
Imports: ytd: France (TND mn) 8,260.400 Dec 2023 monthly Dec 1997 - Dec 2023
Imports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 9,990.600 Dec 2023 monthly Dec 1997 - Dec 2023
Imports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 5,417.900 Dec 2023 monthly Dec 1997 - Dec 2023
Imports: ytd: United States of America (TND mn) 1,992.500 Dec 2023 monthly Dec 1997 - Dec 2023
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 (%) -8.6 2022 yearly 1976 - 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 155.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.4 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -434.994 2022 yearly 1976 - 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.9 2022 yearly 1976 - 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -15.7 2022 yearly 1976 - 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -424.443 2022 yearly 1976 - 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 40,844.1 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2023
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 92.1 2022 yearly 2002 - 2022
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 13,683.3 2022 yearly 2002 - 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 30.6 2022 yearly 2002 - 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.814 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -72,862.636 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
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
BoP: Current Account (TND mn) -783.300 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2023
Balance of Payments (BoP) (TND mn) 3,802.300 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2023
International Investment Position (IIP) (TND mn) -210,318.000 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
FDI: Manufacturing (TND mn) 953.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
FDI: Energy (TND mn) 541.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (TND mn) 1,845.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
FDI: Tourism and Real Estate (TND mn) 97.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
FDI: Others (TND mn) 254.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
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) 15,920.715 Aug 2023 monthly Feb 1994 - Aug 2023
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 36,375.379 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2023
M2 Growth (%) 8.3 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 1995 - Dec 2023
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Mar 2024 monthly Oct 1964 - Mar 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,623.3 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1964 - Dec 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 16.006 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2022
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) 8,842.985 Aug 2023 monthly May 2002 - Aug 2023
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.9 Aug 2023 monthly Jan 1980 - Aug 2023
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 50,122.0 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2023
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 7.5 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 1995 - Dec 2023
Household Debt (USD mn) 14.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 28,251.204 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 1995 - Dec 2023
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.59 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 1996 - Dec 2023
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 63.98 2022 yearly 1965 - 2022
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
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

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