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New Zealand External and Government Debt

New Zealand National Debt Data

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 35.9 % 2022
External Debt 331394 NZD Million | 199.659 B USD 2Q/23
Government Debt 155273 NZD Million | 93.549 B USD 2023


Latest data on Government Debt to GDP (%)

Government Debt to GDP
                     New Zealand - Historical Data (%)

What is New Zealand Government Debt to GDP Ratio?

  • Government Debt to GDP in New Zealand increased to 35.9 % in 2022. The maximum level was 54.8 % and minimum was 4.4 %
  • Data published Yearly by Treasury.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
35.9 2022 17.04.2023
30.1 2021 12.10.2021
27 2020 13.04.2021
19 2019 21.04.2020
19.9 2018 13.05.2019
22.2 2017 16.04.2018
24.6 2016 11.08.2017
25.1 2015 31.12.2015


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Government Debt to GDP in New Zealand by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
John Key 19.11.2008 - 12.12.2016 5.4000 25.1000 25.5000 5.4000 364.81%
Helen Clark 05.12.1999 - 19.11.2008 23.9000 7.6000 23.9000 7.6000 -68.20%
Jennifer Shipley 08.12.1997 - 13.04.1999 29.7000 29.1000 29.7000 29.1000 -2.02%
James Bolger 02.11.1990 - 08.12.1997 47.5000 34.7000 54.8000 34.7000 -26.95%


Latest data on External Debt (NZD Million)

External Debt
                     New Zealand - Historical Data (NZD Million)

What is external debt of New Zealand?

  • External Debt in New Zealand increased to 331394 NZD Million (199.659 B USD) in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum debt was 305121 NZD Million and minimum was 67673 NZD Million
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (NZD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
331394 2Q/23 23.09.2023
328509 1Q/23 17.06.2023
320885 4Q/22 18.03.2023
328564 3Q/22 17.12.2022
318791 2Q/22 17.09.2022
300639 1Q/22 18.06.2022
304598 4Q/21 19.03.2022
293926 3Q/21 18.01.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (NZD Million)

External Debt in New Zealand by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
John Key 19.11.2008 - 12.12.2016 233576.0000 260715.0000 260715.0000 225673.0000 11.62%
Helen Clark 05.12.1999 - 19.11.2008 109064.0000 233463.0000 233463.0000 109064.0000 114.06%
Jennifer Shipley 08.12.1997 - 13.04.1999 99348.0000 102412.0000 102412.0000 99348.0000 3.08%
James Bolger 02.11.1990 - 08.12.1997 68299.0000 81300.0000 81847.0000 67673.0000 19.04%


Latest data on Government Debt (NZD Million)

Government Debt
                     New Zealand - Historical Data (NZD Million)

How much is National Debt of New Zealand?

  • Government Debt in New Zealand remained unchanged at 155273 NZD Million (93.549 B USD) in 2023. The maximum volume was 83375 NZD Million and minimum was 405 NZD Million
  • Data published Yearly by Treasury.

Historical Data (NZD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
155273 2023 07.10.2023
128873 2022 08.10.2022
102080 2021 12.10.2021
83375 2020 29.03.2021
57736 2019 21.04.2020
57495 2018 13.05.2019
59480 2017 25.07.2018
61880 2016 21.06.2018


Historical Chart by prime ministers (NZD Million)

Government Debt in New Zealand by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other budget indicators in New Zealand

Index Updated Actual Previous
Fiscal Expenditure  2023 97.495 B USD 90.948
Government Budget to GDP 2022 -2.7 % -1.3
Military Expenditure 2022 2.829 B USD 2.906

Government Debt to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Australia 2018 40.7 % 41.9
New Zealand 2022 35.9 % 29.8
Papua New Guinea 2022 49.8 % 51.6
Fiji 2022 91.1 % 83.6