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El Salvador External Debt

El Salvador External Debt

External Debt in El Salvador

External debt was 68.5% of GDP in El Salvador in 2021, compared to 63.4% of GDP ten years earlier. External debt averaged 67.0% of GDP over the last decade, which was above the average for Central America and Caribbean of 49.5%. For more external debt information, visit our dedicated page.

El Salvador External Debt Chart

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

El Salvador External Debt Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
External Debt (% of GDP) 64.3 64.7 73.5 68.5 -
External Debt (USD bn) 16.7 17.4 18.3 20.2 -

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