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Encyclopedia > List of countries by external debt
Map of countries by external debt based on 2005 CIA factbook figures
Map of countries by external debt based on 2005 CIA factbook figures

This is a list of countries by gross (i.e. total) external debt. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1615x624, 55 KB) Summary Map of countries by external debt in $US, from CIA factbook, accessed April 2006. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1615x624, 55 KB) Summary Map of countries by external debt in $US, from CIA factbook, accessed April 2006. ...


"External debt" is defined as the total public and private debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services (see definition). The list is based on The World Factbook unless otherwise noted. Source [1] accessed on March 2006. For informational purposes several non-sovereign entities are also included in this list. The World Factbook 2007 (government edtion) cover. ...

Rank Country - Entity External Debt
(million US$)
Date of information
World 44,620,000 2004 est.
1 United States 10,040,0001 30 June 2006 est.
2 United Kingdom 8,280,0002 30 June 2006
3 Germany 3,904,000 30 June 2006
4 France 3,461,000 30 June 2006
5 Italy 1,957,000 30 June 2006 est.
6 Netherlands 1,899,000 30 June 2006
7 Spain 1,591,000 30 June 2006 est.
8 Japan 1,547,000 30 June 2006
9 Ireland 1,392,000 30 June 2006
10 Switzerland 1,077,000 30 June 2006
11 Belgium 1,053,000 30 June 2006 est.
12 Canada 684,700 30 June 2006
13 Sweden 598,200 30 June 2006
14 Austria 593,900 30 June 2006 est.
15 Australia 585,100 30 June 2006 est.
16 Denmark 405,000 30 June 2006
17 Norway 350,300 30 June 2006
18 Portugal 310,800 30 June 2006 est.
19 People's Republic of China 305,600 2006 est.
20 Greece 301,900 30 June 2006 est.
21 Russia 287,400 30 June 2006 est.
22 Finland 251,900 30 June 2006
23 South Korea 229,300 30 June 2006 est.
24 Turkey 193,600 30 June 2006 est.
25 Mexico 178,300 30 June 2006 est.
26 Brazil 177,700 30 June 2006 est.
27 Poland 147,300 30 June 2006 est.
28 India 132,100 30 June 2006 est.
29 Indonesia 130,400 2006 est.
30 Hungary 107,300 30 June 2006 est.
31 Argentina 106,800 30 June 2006 est.
32 Republic of China(Taiwan) 93,060 2006 est.
33 Israel 81,980 30 June 2006 est.
34 Iraq 81,480 2006 est.
35 Philippines 61,490 2006 est.
36 Thailand 57,830 30 June 2006 est.
37 Malaysia 57,770 30 June 2006 est.
38 South Africa 55,470 30 June 2006 est.
39 Kazakhstan 53,890 30 June 2006 est.
40 Czech Republic 50,200 30 June 2006 est.
41 Chile 47,600 30 June 2006 est.
42 Saudi Arabia 47,390 2006 est.
43 New Zealand 47,000 2006 est.
44 Romania 42,760 2006 est.
45 Pakistan 42,380 2006 est.
46 Ukraine 41,570 30 June 2006 est.
47 United Arab Emirates 39,100 2006 est.
48 Colombia 37,210 30 June 2006 est.
49 Venezuela 35,630 2006 est.
50 Croatia 33,090 30 June 2006 est.
51 Slovakia 31,500 30 June 2006 est.
52 Lebanon 31,100 2006 est.
53 Sudan 29,690 2006 est.
54 Egypt 29,590 30 June 2006 est.
55 Peru 27,930 30 June 2006 est.
56 Slovenia 27,630 30 June 2006 est.
57 Qatar 25,700 2006 est.
58 Singapore 24,300 2006 est.
59 Bangladesh 22,550 2006 est.
60 Vietnam 21,860 2006 est.
61 Bulgaria 21,100 30 June 2006 est.
62 Kuwait 19,700 2006 est.
63 Latvia 18,900 30 June 2006 est.
64 Tunisia 18,370 30 June 2006 est.
65 Ecuador 18,100 2006 est.
66 Monaco 18,000 2000 est.
67 Morocco 17,900 2006 est.
68 Serbia 15,430 2005 est.
69 Cuba 15,150 2006 est.
70 Lithuania 15,120 30 June 2006 est.
71 Iran 14,800 2006 est.
72 Estonia 13,940 30 June 2006 est.
73 Cyprus 12,630 2006 est.
74 Sri Lanka 12,230 2006 est.
75 North Korea 12,000 1996 est.
76 Cote d'Ivoire 11,960 2006 est.
77 Angola 11,240 2006 est.
78 Democratic Republic of the Congo 10,600 2003 est.
79 Uruguay 10,370 30 June 2006 est.
80 Panama 9,993 2006 est.
81 Jordan 9,071 2006 est.
82 El Salvador 8,841 30 June 2006 est.
83 Dominican Republic 8,634 2006 est.
84 Syria 8,355 2006 est.
85 Afghanistan 8,000 2004
86 Jamaica 7,384 2006 est.
87 Bahrain 7,267 2006 est.
88 Myanmar 7,162 2006 est.
89 Kenya 6,675 2006 est.
90 Costa Rica 6,420 30 June 2006 est.
91 Nigeria 6,278 2006 est.
92 Guatemala 6,169 2006 est.
93 Bolivia 5,916 2006 est.
94 Honduras 5,587 2006 est.
95 Belarus 5,498 30 June 2006 est.
96 Yemen 5,469 2006 est.
97 Zimbabwe 5,260 2006 est.
98 Algeria 5,000 2006 est.
99 Republic of the Congo 5,000 2000 est.
100 Uzbekistan 4,713 2006 est.
101 Tanzania 4,610 2006 est.
102 Madagascar 4,600 2002
103 Libya 4,492 2006 est.
104 Zambia 4,397 2006 est.
105 Oman 4,259 2006 est.
106 Gabon 3,971 2006 est.
107 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,927 2006 est.
108 Nicaragua 3,763 2006 est.
109 Paraguay 3,722 2006 est.
110 Cambodia 3,664 2006 est.
111 Cameroon 3,657 2006 est.
112 Ghana 3,546 2006 est.
113 Guinea 3,460 2003 est.
114 Nepal 3,340 March 2005
115 Liberia 3,200 2005 est.
Macau 3,100 2004
116 Iceland 3,073 2002
117 Somalia 3,000 2001 est.
118 Trinidad and Tobago 2,838 2006 est.
119 Mauritius 2,834 2006 est.
120 Mali 2,800 2002
121 Ethiopia 2,789 2006 est.
Netherlands Antilles 2,680 2004
122 Mauritania 2,500 2000
123 Laos 2,490 2001
124 Azerbaijan 2,483 2006 est.
125 Kyrgyzstan 2,483 30 June 2006 est.
126 Turkmenistan 2,400 2001 est.
127 Mozambique 2,392 2006 est.
128 Moldova 2,142 30 June 2006 est.
129 Republic of Macedonia 2,138 2006 est.
130 Niger 2,100 2003 est.
131 Georgia (country) 2,040 2004
132 Togo 2,000 2005
133 Armenia 1,936 30 June 2006
134 Burkina Faso 1,850 2003
135 Papua New Guinea 1,801 2006 est.
136 Senegal 1,628 2006 est.
137 Sierra Leone 1,610 2003 est.
138 Benin 1,600 2000
139 Albania 1,550 2004
140 Chad 1,500 2003 est.
141 Uganda 1,456 2006 est.
142 Rwanda 1,400 2004 est.
143 Belize 1,362 June 2004 est.
144 Mongolia 1,360 2004
145 Haiti 1,309 2006 est.
146 Burundi 1,200 2003
147 Guyana 1,200 2002
148 Central African Republic 1,060 2002 est.
149 Malawi 982.4 2006 est.
150 Guinea-Bissau 941.5 2000 est.
151 Namibia 887 2006 est.
152 Tajikistan 829 2006 est.
153 Lesotho 735 2002
154 Barbados 668 2003
155 The Gambia 628.8 2003 est.
156 Seychelles 616.7 2006 est.
157 Bhutan 593 2004
158 Botswana 520 2006 est.
159 Suriname 504.3 2005 est.
Aruba 478.6 2005 est.
160 Antigua and Barbuda 427.3 2000
161 Djibouti 394 2004 est.
162 Swaziland 357 2003 est.
163 Grenada 347 2004
164 The Bahamas 342.6 2004 est.
165 Cape Verde 325 2002
166 Sao Tome and Principe 318 2002
167 Saint Kitts and Nevis 314 2004
168 Eritrea 311 2000 est.
169 Maldives 304 2004 est.
170 Equatorial Guinea 289 2006 est.
171 Saint Lucia 257 2004
172 Comoros 232 2000 est.
173 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 223 2004
174 Dominica 213 2004
175 Malta 188.8 2005
176 Samoa 177 2004
177 Solomon Islands 166 2004
178 Bermuda 160 FY99/00
179 Cook Islands 141 1996 est.
180 Fiji 127 2004 est.
181 Marshall Islands 86.5 FY99/00 est.
182 Vanuatu 81.2 2004
183 Tonga 80.7 2004
184 New Caledonia 79 1998 est.
185 Cayman Islands 70 1996
Faroe Islands 64 1999
186 Micronesia, Federated States of 60.8 FY05 est.
187 British Virgin Islands 36.1 1997
188 Nauru 33.3 2002
Greenland 25 1999
189 Kiribati 10 1999 est.
190 Montserrat 8.9 1997
191 Anguilla 8.8 1998
192 Wallis and Futuna 3.67 2004
193 Niue 0.418 2002 est.
194 Brunei 0 NA
195 Tokelau 0 NA
196 East Timor 0 NA
197 Palau 0 FY99/00
198 Liechtenstein 0 2001

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See also

External links

  • www.jedh.org - Gross external debt (Joint External Debt Hub)

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External debt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (226 words)
External debt (or foreign debt) is that part of the government debt of a country which is owed to creditors outside the country.
Having understood external debt as that part of sovereign (or government debt) of a country which is owed to outsiders (or foreigners), it can be defined as the total outstanding liabilities to the external world on behalf of the host nation.
A borrowing of an individual or corporate of a nation from outside is not included in this term external debt as it is one specific to or on behalf of the government.
List of countries by external debt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (254 words)
"External debt" is defined as the total public and private debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services (see definition).
The list is mostly based on The World Factbook [1] accessed on 31 December 2005.
Germany: External Debt presents only a fraction of the overall financial relationships of Germany with other countries and is more than offset by Germany's external assets.
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