Malaysia Debt to GDP Ratio 1990-2024

Debt is the entire stock of direct government fixed-term contractual obligations to others outstanding on a particular date. It includes domestic and foreign liabilities such as currency and money deposits, securities other than shares, and loans. It is the gross amount of government liabilities reduced by the amount of equity and financial derivatives held by the government. Because debt is a stock rather than a flow, it is measured as of a given date, usually the last day of the fiscal year.
  • Malaysia debt to gdp ratio for 2021 was 63.40%, a 1.37% increase from 2020.
  • Malaysia debt to gdp ratio for 2020 was 62.03%, a 9.61% increase from 2019.
  • Malaysia debt to gdp ratio for 2019 was 52.42%, a 1.24% increase from 2018.
  • Malaysia debt to gdp ratio for 2018 was 51.19%, a 1.14% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Government Debt as % of GDP
Brazil 86.10%
Albania 82.38%
Colombia 79.78%
South Africa 75.62%
Malaysia 63.40%
Armenia 60.16%
Thailand 58.56%
Romania 55.65%
Bosnia 47.02%
Mexico 46.29%
Turkey 42.73%
Peru 35.66%
Bulgaria 32.81%
Kazakhstan 22.41%
Russia 20.94%
Azerbaijan 16.82%
Malaysia Debt to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Government Debt as % of GDP Annual Change
2021 63.40% 1.37%
2020 62.03% 9.61%
2019 52.42% 1.24%
2018 51.19% 1.14%
2017 50.05% -1.84%
2016 51.89% -1.68%
2015 53.57% 0.90%
2014 52.68% -0.32%
2013 53.00% 1.35%
2012 51.65% 1.62%
2011 50.03% 0.47%
2010 49.56% -1.28%
2009 50.84% 11.04%
2008 39.80% -0.29%
2007 40.09% -0.50%
2006 40.59% -1.48%
2005 42.07% -3.63%
2004 45.70% 0.62%
2003 45.08% 2.03%
2002 43.05% 1.98%
1995 41.07% -6.55%
1994 47.62% -8.07%
1993 55.69% -8.69%
1992 64.38% -8.94%
1991 73.32% -6.22%
1990 79.54% -6.22%