Definition: This entry records the cumulative total of all government borrowings less repayments that are denominated in a country's home currency. Public debt should not be confused with external debt, which reflects the foreign currency liabilities of both the private and public sector and must be financed out of foreign exchange earnings.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2019See also: Public debt map
Ballooning debt forces poor countries to cut public spending
The Guardian - 1/10/2020 1:26:00 PM
Congo-Brazzaville and Chad among hardest hit as campaigners warn spiralling repayments could trigger disaster
Unsustainable Debt: Countries With The Highest National Debt Per Person In 2020
CEOWORLD magazine - 1/14/2020 2:28:00 PM
Elsewhere, each of 1.3 billion Indian citizens owes a debt of $1823 to make it the 28th most country with a high public debt person against the $2.5 trillion national debt. As it turns out, Uzbekistan is the world's worst country to live for minimum wage earners in 2020, according to... New York ranked third on a list of the 20 best-paying ...
Poor countries cut public spending in response to trebling of debt payments
Ekklesia - 1/18/2020 6:22:00 AM
Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Director of Jubilee Debt Campaign said: “The world must wake up to the growing debt crisis in poor countries. Ballooning debt payments and cuts in public spending are a recipe for disaster. Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals to cut poverty and inequality requires large increases in public spending, but in many ...
Low-debt EU countries should spend more if others are to save- Gentiloni
Reuters - 12/19/2019 2:38:00 PM
BRUSSELS, Dec 19 (Reuters) - European Union countries must better coordinate fiscal policies so that low-debt countries spend more to boost economic growth rates when high-debt countries save to shore up public finances, European Commissioner for Economic ...
Countries with the highest public debt 2019
Statista - 12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
The countries with the highest public debt are unsurprising, and although the United States' debt is much vaster; no nation in the world has a higher public debt in relation to GDP than Japan. The nation’s soaring debt is at around a quadrillion yen ...
Webinar: LIBOR Transition for Emerging Market Countries- What Should Public Debt Managers Know About the New Reference Rates?
World Bank - 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AM
For public debt managers ... making harder when considering issuing new floating rate debt. In this webinar, Mr. Donald Lloyd Sinclair, Head of Asset Liability Management of the World Bank Treasury, provides a background for the transition to the new ...
Mexico: gross public debt 2016-2019
Statista - 11/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
According to the source, the gross public debt of the Latin American country amounted to roughly 471.27 billion U.S. dollars in the second quarter of 2019, up from 462.46 billion dollars in the previous quarter.
International Debt Statistics 2020: External Debt Stock of Low- and Middle-Income Countries Rose, but Pace of Increase Slowed
blogs.worldbank.org - 10/2/2019 2:19:00 PM
External debt stock of low- and middle-income countries rose 5.2% in 2018 to $7.8 trillion, a slower pace of accumulation than in 2017, according to the World Bank’s International ... However, new external loan commitments by public sector entities ...