Interest payments on external debt (% of exports of goods, services and primary income)
Definition: Total interest payments to exports of goods, services and primary income. Total interest payment is the sum of interest actually paid in currency, goods, or services on long-term debt, interest paid on short-term debt, and charges to the IMF.
Description: The map below shows how Interest payments on external debt (% of exports of goods, services and primary income) 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 Venezuela, with a value of 23.74. The country with the lowest value in the world is Myanmar, with a value of 0.11.
Source: World Bank, International Debt Statistics.
Aggregation method: Weighted average
General Comments: The denominator for this indicator in previous versions of Global Development Finance included workers' remittances. Workers' remittances are no longer included.