United Arab Emirates Household Debt: % of GDP

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Key information about United Arab Emirates Household Debt: % of GDP

  • United Arab Emirates household debt accounted for 121.2 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with the ratio of 103.9 % in the previous year.
  • United Arab Emirates household debt to GDP ratio is updated yearly, available from Dec 2013 to Dec 2020.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 121.2 % in Dec 2020 and a record low of 84.0 % in Dec 2013.

CEIC calculates annual Household Debt as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Household Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates provides Household Debt in local currency. Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Centre provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Loans are used due to the lack of Flow of Funds statistics. Household Debt covers Residents only.


Related information about United Arab Emirates Household Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, United Arab Emirates Household Debt reached 441.1 USD bn in Feb 2022.
  • Money Supply M2 in United Arab Emirates increased 5.0 % YoY in Feb 2022.
  • United Arab Emirates Foreign Exchange Reserves was measured at 126.0 USD bn in Feb 2022.
  • The Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 4.8 Months of Import in Sep 2021.
  • United Arab Emirates Domestic Credit reached 413.9 USD bn in Feb 2022, representing an drop of 0.8 % YoY.
  • The country's Non Performing Loans Ratio stood at 7.3 % in Dec 2021, compared with the ratio of 7.5 % in the previous quarter.

View United Arab Emirates's Household Debt: % of GDP from 2013 to 2020 in the chart:

United Arab Emirates Household Debt: % of GDP

What was United Arab Emirates's Household Debt: % of GDP in 2020?

United Arab Emirates household debt accounted for 121.2 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with the ratio of 103.9 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
121.2 2020 103.9 2019 84.0 2013 121.2 2020 % yearly 2013 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.2 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -827.229 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,271.801 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 9.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (AED bn) 615.771 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (AED bn) 648.633 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (AED bn) 703.416 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Consolidated Government: Expenditures: Current (AED mn) 323,916.055 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.590 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -14,653.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 28,419.6 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 35.1 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Jan 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,553,063.062 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,262,682.445 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 218,404.050 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 22,940.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 27.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Sep 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,252,855.396 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 661,539.117 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 399.300 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,627.022 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 8,016.326 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 39,327.330 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Exports: Non Oil: Volume (kg mn) 7,779.36 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 2009 - Dec 2017
Exports: Non Oil: General System: Volume (Ton) 9,781,098.811 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2021
Exports: Non Oil: General System: Value (AED mn) 30,434.357 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2021
Re-Exports: General System: Volume (Ton) 2,249,003.195 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: General System: Value (AED mn) 84,249.504 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2021
Re-Exports: General System: Value (AED mn) 39,538.315 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: General System: Volume (Ton) 7,881,511.198 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Sep 2021
Exports: ytd: HS: Non-Oil: GS: Value: Plastic, Rubber and Articles (AED mn) 17,157.586 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Exports: ytd: HS: Non-Oil: GS: Value: Mineral Products (AED mn) 15,464.922 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Exports: ytd: HS: Non-Oil: GS: Value: Foodstuff, Beverages, Spirits and Tobacco (AED mn) 16,386.116 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Exports: ytd: HS: Non-Oil: GS: Value: Base Metals and Articles of Base Metal (AED mn) 50,604.414 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Exports: ytd: HS: Non-Oil: GS: Value: Pearls, Stones, Precious Metals and its Ar... (AED mn) 106,120.252 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Exports: Non Oil: GS: ytd: European Countries: ow Switzerland (AED mn) 20,101.353 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Exports: Non Oil: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow Singapore (AED mn) 2,916.359 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Exports: Non Oil: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow Iran (Islamic Republic O... (AED mn) 972.910 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Exports: Non Oil: GS: ytd: Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: ow Saudi Arabia (AED mn) 29,202.687 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Exports: Non Oil: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow India (AED mn) 36,366.001 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: ytd: HS: GS: Value: Vegetable Products (AED mn) 18,777.051 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: ytd: HS: GS: Value: Base Metals and Articles of Base Metal (AED mn) 45,792.025 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: ytd: HS: GS: Value: Pearls, Stones, Precious Metals and its Articles (AED mn) 198,293.611 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: ytd: HS: GS: Value: Chemical Products or Allied Industries (AED mn) 46,283.914 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: ytd: HS: GS: Value: Mineral Products (AED mn) 40,366.109 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow China (AED mn) 133,729.877 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: GS: ytd: American Countries: ow United States Of America (AED mn) 42,216.921 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: GS: ytd: European Countries: ow Germany (AED mn) 23,134.394 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow Japan (AED mn) 28,987.872 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Imports: GS: ytd: Non-Arab Asian Countries: ow India (AED mn) 54,732.878 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 18,924.4 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 20,993.9 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 5.9 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 19,850.2 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 5.5 2020 yearly 1972 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 1,089.176 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 48.003 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
BoP: Current Account: Trade Balance: FOB (AED bn) 228.900 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Imports: FOB (AED bn) -774.100 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
BoP: Capital and Financial Account (CF) (AED bn) -78.500 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Imports: CIF (AED bn) -984.000 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (AED bn) -12.200 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Trade Balance: CIF (AED bn) 176.200 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (AED bn) -265.500 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
BoP: Current Account: Investment Income: Net (AED bn) -1.700 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account (AED bn) -78.500 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Enterprises: Private Sector: Portfolio Investment (AED bn) 4.000 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Exports and Re-Exports (AED bn) 1,003.000 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (AED bn) 263.800 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Enterprises: Private Sector: Direct Investment (AED bn) 3.400 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Enterprises: Private Sector: Direct Investment: Outw... (AED bn) -69.500 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
BoP: Change in Reserves (AED bn) 13.600 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Net (AED bn) 9.600 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Transfers: Net (AED bn) -159.700 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Enterprises: Private Sector: Direct Investment: Inwa... (AED bn) 72.900 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
BoP: Current Account (AED bn) 77.100 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Mining and Quarrying (AED mn) 38,519.597 2016 yearly 2005 - 2016
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 7.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 121.2 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 193,904.969 Feb 2022 monthly Jun 1991 - Feb 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 427,595.643 Feb 2022 monthly Jun 1991 - Feb 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.0 Feb 2022 monthly Jun 1992 - Feb 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 126,048.0 Feb 2022 monthly Jun 1973 - Feb 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 24.042 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Jun 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,397.190 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Feb 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 541,417.018 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2003 - Feb 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 5.9 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Feb 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 413,912.3 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Feb 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -0.8 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Feb 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 441,125.1 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2013 - Feb 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 441,125.119 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2013 - Feb 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 0.97 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2014 - Feb 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 79.60 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2 (AED mn) 1,570,345.000 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2007 - Feb 2022
Money Supply: M3 (AED mn) 1,867,816.000 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2007 - Feb 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (AED mn) 712,116.000 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2007 - Feb 2022
Money Supply: M0 (AED mn) 113,631.000 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Feb 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio: Current, Savings and Call Deposits (%) 7.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Banks Deposits (AED bn) 1,988.354 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2003 - Feb 2022
Banks Credit: Gross: Residents (AED mn) 1,486,531.000 Jun 2018 monthly Dec 2013 - Jun 2018

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