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Lebanon External Debt

Lebanon External Debt

External Debt in Lebanon

In 2021, Lebanon's external debt was at 289% of GDP, which was significantly higher than the 127% recorded ten years earlier. The average debt over the past decade reached 160% of GDP, considerably above the Middle East & North Africa region's average of 25%. For more external debt information, visit our dedicated page.

Lebanon External Debt Chart

Note: This chart displays External Debt (% of GDP) for Lebanon from 2012 to 2021.
Source: World Bank.

Lebanon External Debt Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
External Debt (% of GDP) 145 143 217 289 -
External Debt (USD bn) 79.7 73.9 68.9 66.9 67.1

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