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Emerging markets Compared by Economy > Public debt

DEFINITION: This entry records the cumulatiive 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Hungary 79.3% of GDP 2012
2 Brazil 58.8% of GDP 2012
3 Malaysia 53.3% of GDP 2012
4 Pakistan 52.1% of GDP 2012
5 India 51.7% of GDP 2012
6 Philippines 51.5% of GDP 2012
7 Poland 48.3% of GDP 2012
8 Thailand 45.7% of GDP 2012
9 Argentina 44.8% of GDP 2012
10 South Africa 42.3% of GDP 2012
11 Lithuania 41% of GDP 2012
12 Latvia 40.7% of GDP 2012
13 Colombia 40.5% of GDP 2012
14 Turkey 37.6% of GDP 2012
15 Romania 37.2% of GDP 2012
16 Ukraine 36.6% of GDP 2012
17 Mexico 35.8% of GDP 2012
18 China 31.7% of GDP 2012
19 Venezuela 26.8% of GDP 2012
20 Indonesia 23% of GDP 2012
21 Peru 16.6% of GDP 2012
22 Bulgaria 16.3% of GDP 2013
23 Chile 11.9% of GDP 2012
24 Russia 7.7% of GDP 2012
25 Estonia 5.8% of GDP 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Public debt. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Emerging-markets/Economy/Public-debt

Emerging markets Compared by Economy > Public debt

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Interesting observations about Economy > Public debt

  • 7 of the top 9 countries by public debt are Christian.
  • Liberia has ranked last for public debt since 2011.
  • Zimbabwe has ranked in the top 2 for public debt since 2007.
  • Japan has ranked in the top 2 for public debt since 2009.
  • 5 of the top 11 countries by public debt are European.
  • 4 of the top 9 countries by public debt are NATO.
  • Greece has ranked #3 in public debt since 2010.
  • 11 of the top 28 countries by public debt are European Union.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis has ranked in the top 4 for public debt since 2009.
  • Jamaica has ranked in the top 8 for public debt since 2003.
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