Debt service (PPG and IMF only, % of exports, excluding workers' remittances)
Definition: Debt service is the sum of principle repayments and interest actually paid in foreign currency, goods, or services. This series differs from the standard debt to exports series. It covers only long-term public and publicly guaranteed debt and repayments (repurchases and charges) to the IMF. Exports of goods and services include income, but do not include workers' remittances.
Description: The map below shows how Debt service (PPG and IMF only, % of exports, excluding workers' remittances) 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 Somalia, with a value of 47.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Myanmar, with a value of 0.21.
Source: World Bank, Global Development Finance.