External Debt (% of GDP)

External Debt (% of GDP)

External debt as percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the ratio between the debt a country owes to non-resident creditors and its nominal GDP. External debt is the part of a country’s total debt that was borrowed from foreign lenders, including commercial banks, governments or international financial institutions. Debtors can be individuals, corporations or the government. The external debt comprises the outstanding amount of those actual current and not contingent, liabilities owed to non-residents by residents of country, which require the debtor to pay principal and/or interest at some point(s) in the future. External debt is also referred to as foreign debt.

The table below shows external debt as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by country for the last five years.

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External Debt Data

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Algeria2.83.43.43.3-  
Angola45.360.049.057.477.8
Argentina25.732.636.151.463.7
Austria21.5-  -  -  -  
Belarus65.379.873.063.863.1
Belgium256277256242248
Belize75.874.574.573.7-  
Bolivia29.932.334.633.0-  
Bosnia and Herzegovina82.682.282.277.1-  
Botswana15.013.49.89.6-  
Brazil18.618.115.417.017.6
Brunei-  -  -  -  -  
Bulgaria73.370.364.860.356.2
Cambodia51.449.050.754.4-  
Chile65.465.864.961.870.2
China12.712.614.314.314.4
Colombia38.242.540.039.642.7
Costa Rica43.144.746.447.949.7
Croatia10795.588.682.375.8
Czech Republic68.473.489.182.778.5
DR Congo-  -  -  -  -  
Dominican Republic37.537.339.039.6-  
Ecuador27.634.238.540.948.7
Egypt14.416.733.736.935.9
El Salvador66.468.568.867.0-  
Ethiopia28.329.131.629.2-  
Finland-  -  -  -  -  
Ghana42.238.838.436.3-  
Guatemala32.832.532.130.6-  
Haiti23.727.025.422.6-  
Honduras35.034.336.937.437.8
Hong Kong420423461469457
Hungary10696.283.880.573.0
India23.120.519.920.1-  
Indonesia36.134.334.736.036.1
Iraq38.639.436.4-  -  
Israel28.727.325.125.326.2
Jamaica99.510099.4104-  
Jordan67.969.574.175.9-  
Kenya31.231.234.135.8-  
Korea27.025.525.425.628.4
Kuwait35.738.545.6-  -  
Laos80.985.686.986.8-  
Latvia143149142123116
Lebanon135138139140-  
Lithuania76.986.283.878.468.1
Malaysia64.367.368.662.363.5
Mexico35.638.337.636.536.8
Morocco43.145.747.544.145.8
Mozambique85.6116115104-  
Myanmar22.623.424.523.2-  
Nicaragua82.182.683.188.7-  
Nigeria2.22.85.15.95.8
Panama163160150152156
Paraguay44.645.140.939.1-  
Peru38.238.335.734.534.7
Philippines25.323.522.322.822.2
Poland70.575.368.263.059.1
Romania59.055.352.048.847.4
Russia38.140.132.927.328.9
Saudi Arabia13.824.627.728.1-  
Singapore429437420414418
South Africa37.248.048.848.551.4
Taiwan29.531.630.731.530.2
Tanzania33.032.734.732.7-  
Thailand32.731.934.032.131.6
Trinidad and Tobago8.914.315.615.5-  
Tunisia63.167.883.786.9-  
Turkey46.647.453.357.758.0
Turkmenistan1.01.32.12.2-  
Uganda32.533.037.136.6-  
Ukraine13512210187.779.2
United Arab Emirates67.669.973.569.777.7
Uruguay81.076.768.770.876.2
Venezuela38.645.778.7110-  
Vietnam40.742.647.244.9-  
Yemen27.428.529.826.4-  

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