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Country Comparison :: Debt - external
This entry gives the total public and private debt owed to nonresidents repayable in internationally accepted currencies, goods, or services. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.
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country Debt - external Date of Information
1 United States
$ 13,980,000,000,000
30 June 2010
2 European Union
$ 13,720,000,000,000
30 June 2010
3 United Kingdom
$ 8,981,000,000,000
30 June 2010
4 Germany
$ 4,713,000,000,000
30 June 2010
5 France
$ 4,698,000,000,000
30 June 2010
6 Japan
$ 2,441,000,000,000
30 September 2010
7 Ireland
$ 2,253,000,000,000
30 September 2010
8 Norway
$ 2,232,000,000,000
30 June 2010
9 Italy
$ 2,223,000,000,000
30 June 2010 est.
10 Spain
$ 2,166,000,000,000
30 June 2010
11 Luxembourg
$ 1,892,000,000,000
30 June 2010
12 Australia
$ 1,268,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
13 Belgium
$ 1,241,000,000,000
30 June 2010
14 Switzerland
$ 1,200,000,000,000
30 September 2010
15 Canada
$ 1,009,000,000,000
30 June 2010
16 Sweden
$ 853,300,000,000
30 June 2010
17 Austria
$ 755,000,000,000
30 June 2010
18 Hong Kong
$ 750,800,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
19 Denmark
$ 559,500,000,000
30 June 2010
20 Greece
$ 532,900,000,000
30 June 2010
21 Portugal
$ 497,800,000,000
30 June 2010
22 China
$ 428,400,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
23 Russia
$ 405,700,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
24 Korea, South
$ 380,600,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
25 Finland
$ 370,800,000,000
30 June 2010
26 Brazil
$ 346,500,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
27 Turkey
$ 290,700,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
28 Poland
$ 268,500,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
29 India
$ 238,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
30 Indonesia
$ 196,100,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
31 Mexico
$ 195,700,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
32 United Arab Emirates
$ 152,300,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
33 Hungary
$ 152,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
34 Argentina
$ 128,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
35 Romania
$ 118,900,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
36 Israel
$ 106,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
37 Ukraine
$ 99,470,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
38 Kazakhstan
$ 97,570,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
39 Taiwan
$ 92,070,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
40 Czech Republic
$ 86,340,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
41 Chile
$ 84,030,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
42 Thailand
$ 81,820,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
43 New Zealand
$ 81,100,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
44 Saudi Arabia
$ 80,950,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
45 South Africa
$ 80,520,000,000
30 June 2010 est.
46 Qatar
$ 75,820,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
47 Malaysia
$ 72,600,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
48 Venezuela
$ 70,140,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
49 Philippines
$ 63,750,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
50 Colombia
$ 62,100,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
51 Croatia
$ 60,690,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
52 Slovakia
$ 59,330,000,000
30 June 2010 est.
53 Pakistan
$ 56,130,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
54 Kuwait
$ 54,540,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
55 Iraq
$ 52,580,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
56 Slovenia
$ 51,570,000,000
30 June 2010
57 Bulgaria
$ 47,150,000,000
30 November 2010 est.
58 Latvia
$ 39,930,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
59 Sudan
$ 37,730,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
60 Egypt
$ 35,030,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
61 Peru
$ 34,540,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
62 Serbia
$ 33,320,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
63 Vietnam
$ 32,810,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
64 Lebanon
$ 31,280,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
65 Morocco
$ 27,060,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
66 Lithuania
$ 25,320,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
67 Belarus
$ 25,040,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
68 Bangladesh
$ 24,410,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
69 Estonia
$ 22,210,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
70 Singapore
$ 21,820,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
71 Tunisia
$ 21,450,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
72 Cuba
$ 19,750,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
73 Angola
$ 18,110,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
74 Monaco
$ 18,000,000,000
2000 est.
75 Sri Lanka
$ 17,810,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
76 Guatemala
$ 15,750,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
77 Bahrain
$ 14,770,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
78 Ecuador
$ 14,730,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
79 Iran
$ 14,340,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
80 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
$ 13,500,000,000
2009 est.
81 Dominican Republic
$ 13,240,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
82 Panama
$ 13,220,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
83 Jamaica
$ 12,570,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
84 Korea, North
$ 12,500,000,000
2001 est.
85 El Salvador
$ 12,060,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
86 Cote d'Ivoire
$ 11,520,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
87 Uruguay
$ 11,500,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
88 Bosnia and Herzegovina
$ 9,678,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
89 Nigeria
$ 9,462,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
90 Costa Rica
$ 8,558,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
91 Kenya
$ 8,394,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
92 Tanzania
$ 8,226,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
93 Oman
$ 8,211,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
94 Burma
$ 7,998,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
95 Syria
$ 7,572,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
96 Ghana
$ 6,759,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
97 Yemen
$ 6,477,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
98 Jordan
$ 6,391,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
99 Libya
$ 6,386,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
100 Bolivia
$ 6,314,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
101 Zimbabwe
$ 6,027,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
102 Malta
$ 5,978,000,000
31 December 2010
103 Macedonia
$ 5,821,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
104 Ethiopia
$ 5,670,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
105 Armenia
$ 5,227,000,000
30 June 2010
106 Congo, Republic of the
$ 5,000,000,000
2000 est.
107 Mozambique
$ 4,919,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
108 Nicaragua
$ 4,740,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
109 Mauritius
$ 4,695,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
110 Laos
$ 4,630,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
111 Paraguay
$ 4,508,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
112 Nepal
$ 4,500,000,000
2009
113 Cambodia
$ 4,428,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
114 Algeria
$ 4,341,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
115 Trinidad and Tobago
$ 4,289,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
116 Uzbekistan
$ 3,884,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
117 Senegal
$ 3,858,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
118 Honduras
$ 3,748,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
119 Kyrgyzstan
$ 3,738,000,000
30 June 2010
120 Moldova
$ 3,698,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
121 Zambia
$ 3,456,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
122 Georgia
$ 3,381,000,000
31 December 2009
123 Azerbaijan
$ 3,221,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
124 Liberia
$ 3,200,000,000
2005 est.
125 Cameroon
$ 3,115,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
126 Iceland
$ 3,073,000,000
2002
127 Guinea
$ 3,072,000,000
31 December 2009 est.
128 Mali
$ 3,024,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
129 Albania
$ 3,020,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
130 Somalia
$ 3,000,000,000
2001 est.
131 Benin
$ 2,894,000,000
31 December 2009 est.
132 Namibia
$ 2,888,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
133 Uganda
$ 2,854,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
134 Afghanistan
$ 2,700,000,000
FY08/09
135 Botswana
$ 2,496,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
136 Madagascar
$ 2,430,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
137 Mauritania
$ 2,391,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
138 Gabon
$ 2,282,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
139 Niger
$ 2,100,000,000
2003 est.
140 Burkina Faso
$ 2,032,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
141 Tajikistan
$ 1,988,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
142 Mongolia
$ 1,860,000,000
2009
143 Chad
$ 1,743,000,000
31 December 2009 est.
144 Sierra Leone
$ 1,610,000,000
2003 est.
145 Papua New Guinea
$ 1,604,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
146 Seychelles
$ 1,549,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
147 Malawi
$ 1,234,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
148 Burundi
$ 1,200,000,000
2003
149 Eritrea
$ 1,048,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
150 West Bank
$ 1,040,000,000
2010 est.
151 Belize
$ 1,010,000,000
2009 est.
152 Maldives
$ 943,000,000
2010 est.
153 Guinea-Bissau
$ 941,500,000
2000 est.
154 Bhutan
$ 836,000,000
2009
155 Guyana
$ 804,300,000
30 September 2008
156 Equatorial Guinea
$ 794,300,000
31 December 2010 est.
157 Barbados
$ 668,000,000
2003
158 Lesotho
$ 666,200,000
31 December 2010 est.
159 Montenegro
$ 650,000,000
2006
160 Gambia, The
$ 525,700,000
31 December 2010 est.
161 Turkmenistan
$ 511,300,000
31 December 2010 est.
162 Suriname
$ 504,300,000
2005 est.
163 Haiti
$ 504,100,000
31 December 2010 est.
164 Saint Lucia
$ 483,900,000
31 December 2010 est.
165 Aruba
$ 478,600,000
2005 est.
166 Swaziland
$ 468,400,000
31 December 2010 est.
167 Djibouti
$ 428,000,000
2006
168 Central African Republic
$ 396,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
169 Antigua and Barbuda
$ 359,800,000
June 2006
170 Grenada
$ 347,000,000
2004
171 Bahamas, The
$ 342,600,000
2004 est.
172 Cape Verde
$ 325,000,000
2002
173 Sao Tome and Principe
$ 318,000,000
2002
174 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
$ 290,900,000
31 December 2010 est.
175 Comoros
$ 279,300,000
31 December 2009 est.
176 Saint Kitts and Nevis
$ 252,400,000
31 December 2010 est.
177 Dominica
$ 213,000,000
2004
178 Samoa
$ 177,000,000
2004
179 Solomon Islands
$ 166,000,000
2004
180 Bermuda
$ 160,000,000
FY99/00
181 Cook Islands
$ 141,000,000
1996 est.
182 Fiji
$ 127,000,000
2004 est.
183 Marshall Islands
$ 87,000,000
2008 est.
184 Vanuatu
$ 81,200,000
2004
185 Tonga
$ 80,700,000
2004
186 New Caledonia
$ 79,000,000
1998 est.
187 Cayman Islands
$ 70,000,000
1996
188 Faroe Islands
$ 68,100,000
2006
189 Micronesia, Federated States of
$ 60,800,000
FY05 est.
190 Greenland
$ 58,000,000
2009
191 British Virgin Islands
$ 36,100,000
1997
192 Nauru
$ 33,300,000
2004 est.
193 Kiribati
$ 10,000,000
1999 est.
194 Montserrat
$ 8,900,000
1997
195 Anguilla
$ 8,800,000
1998
196 Wallis and Futuna
$ 3,670,000
2004
197 Niue
$ 418,000
2002 est.
198 Brunei
$ 0
2005
199 Palau
$ 0
FY99/00
200 Macau
$ 0
2010
201 Liechtenstein
$ 0
2001
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