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Iran External Debt

Iran External Debt

External Debt in Iran

External debt was 3.6% of GDP in Iran in 2021, compared to 1.8% of GDP ten years earlier. External debt averaged USD 1.9% of GDP over the last decade, which was below the average for the Middle East & North Africa of 25.4%. For more external debt information, visit our dedicated page.

Iran External Debt Chart

Note: This chart displays External Debt (% of GDP) for Iran from 2013 to 2022.
Source: World Bank.

Iran External Debt Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
External Debt (% of GDP) 1.7 2.0 2.8 3.6 2.9
External Debt (USD bn) 5.8 4.9 5.4 10.3 10.0

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