Interest payments on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (INT, current US$)
Definition: Public and publicly guaranteed long-term debt are aggregated. Public debt is an external obligation of a public debtor, including the national government, a political subdivision (or an agency of either), and autonomous public bodies. Publicly guaranteed debt is an external obligation of a private debtor that is guaranteed for repayment by a public entity. Interest payments are actual amounts of interest paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
Description: The map below shows how Interest payments on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (INT, current US$) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Mexico, with a value of 7,321,822,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Somalia, with a value of 0.00.
Source: World Bank, International Debt Statistics.