Country Comparison > Debt - external

RankCountryDebt - external (Billion US$)
1United States17,910
2United Kingdom8,126
3France5,360
4Germany5,326
5Netherlands4,063
6Luxembourg3,781
7Japan3,240
8Ireland2,470
9Italy2,444
10Spain2,094
11Australia1,670
12Switzerland1,664
13China1,649
14Canada1,608
15Belgium1,281
16Sweden939.9
17Austria689.1
18Norway642.3
19Brazil554.5
20Finland544.7
21Greece506.6
22Hong Kong494.5
23Denmark484.8
24India483.4
25Singapore482.8
26Mexico480.5
27Russia451.5
28Portugal449
29Turkey429.6
30Korea, South376.9
31Poland362
32Indonesia322.6
33United Arab Emirates239.7
34Malaysia213
35Saudi Arabia212.9
36Argentina208.6
37Taiwan204.7
38Qatar168
39Chile167.9
40Kazakhstan159.2
41Czech Republic145.8
42South Africa144.1
43Thailand135.5
44Hungary131.8
45Ukraine125.3
46Colombia120.4
47Venezuela103.1
48Romania94.17
49Israel93.02
50Vietnam91.79
51Malta90.98
52New Zealand88.08
53Panama86.55
54Philippines80.88
55Egypt76.31
56Pakistan75.66
57Slovakia75.04
58Iraq73.43
59Peru70.09
60Puerto Rico56.82
61Sudan53.35
62Kuwait48.91
63Sri Lanka47.8
64Slovenia46.3
65Morocco45.72
66Bangladesh45.07
67Croatia44.53
68Bahrain42.39
69Latvia40.02
70Bulgaria39.51
71Lebanon39.46
72Oman39.17
73Belarus38.75
74Ecuador37.75
75Nigeria35.23
76Lithuania34.48
77Tunisia31.05
78Serbia30.6
79Dominican Republic29.69
80Ethiopia29.09
81Uruguay28.27
82Jordan27.72
83Angola27.34
84Iceland27.14
85Costa Rica25.83
86Kenya24.99
87Guatemala23.54
88Ghana23.1
89Mongolia22.28
90Cuba20.55
91Estonia19.05
92Palau18.38
93Bahamas, The17.56
94Paraguay17.35
95Papua New Guinea17.09
96Uzbekistan16.86
97Azerbaijan16.62
98El Salvador16.29
99Tanzania15.88
100Jamaica14.9
101Bolivia14.81
102Mauritius14.67
103Georgia14.15
104Laos13.64
105Cote d'Ivoire12.38
106Nicaragua11.36
107Cambodia11.34
108Zimbabwe10.97
109Zambia10.79
110Iran10.56
111Bosnia and Herzegovina10.45
112Mozambique10.27
113Trinidad and Tobago10.07
114Burma9.71
115Armenia9.17
116Honduras9.02
117Kyrgyzstan8.68
118Albania8.58
119Cameroon8.24
120Algeria8.16
121Macedonia8.07
122Namibia7.49
123Yemen7.25
124Uganda7.16
125Senegal6.74
126Moldova6.5
127Nepal5.95
128Tajikistan5.77
129Syria5.7
130Gabon5.6
131Congo, Democratic Republic of the5.32
132Somalia5.3
133Congo, Republic of the5.2
134Korea, North5
135Barbados4.49
136Mali4.3
137Mauritania4.12
138Madagascar3.91
139Niger3.09
140Burkina Faso3.08
141Rwanda2.97
142Libya2.93
143Seychelles2.73
144Benin2.72
145Bhutan2.71
146Haiti2.61
147Botswana2.46
148Bermuda2.43
149Malawi2.18
150Cape Verde1.81
151Guyana1.73
152Sierra Leone1.71
153Suriname1.7
154West Bank1.66
155Montenegro1.58
156Djibouti1.55
157Guinea1.53
158Kosovo1.4
159Togo1.39
160Belize1.33
161Afghanistan1.28
162Chad1.27
163Equatorial Guinea1.18
164Guinea-Bissau1.1
165Liberia1.05
166Lesotho0.95
167Eritrea0.87
168Central African Republic0.77
169Fiji0.75
170Maldives0.69
171Aruba0.69
172Grenada0.68
173Burundi0.62
174Gambia, The0.62
175Swaziland0.55
176Saint Lucia0.52
177Solomon Islands0.49
178Samoa0.45
179Turkmenistan0.44
180Antigua and Barbuda0.44
181Faroe Islands0.39
182Sao Tome and Principe0.34
183Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0.32
184East Timor0.31
185Dominica0.29
186Tonga0.23
187Saint Kitts and Nevis0.2
188Vanuatu0.19
189Cook Islands0.14
190Comoros0.13
191New Caledonia0.11
192Marshall Islands0.1
193Micronesia, Federated States of0.09
194Anguilla0.04
195Greenland0.04
196British Virgin Islands0.04
197Nauru0.03
198Kiribati0.01
199Montserrat0.01
200Wallis and Futuna0
201Niue0
202Macau0
203Liechtenstein0
204Andorra0
205Brunei0

Definition: 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.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2018

See also: Debt - external map

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