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Economy > Debt > External per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total public and private debt owed to non-residents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Monaco $561,079.77 2000
2 Ireland $422,545.14 2007
3 Switzerland $177,457.19 2007
4 United Kingdom $171,348.98 2007
5 Netherlands $138,996.60 2007
6 Belgium $123,568.33 2007
7 Norway $99,614.52 2007
8 Austria $90,654.04 2007
9 Denmark $90,196.03 2007
10 Hong Kong $85,016.56 2007
Eurozone average (profile) $73,130.90 2007
11 France $68,674.01 2007
12 Sweden $65,877.39 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) $65,419.43 2007
European Union average (profile) $59,308.32 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $58,495.18 2007
13 Germany $54,566.65 2007
14 Finland $51,278.95 2007
NATO countries average (profile) $42,448.81 2007
15 United States $40,666.44 2007
16 Italy $39,494.54 2007
17 Australia $39,251.23 2007
18 Portugal $39,167.32 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) $39,051.09 2007
19 Greece $33,191.09 2007
20 Qatar $28,712.52 2007
21 Cyprus $25,369.32 2007
22 Spain $24,153.87 2007
23 Canada $23,038.48 2007
24 Slovenia $20,028.52 2007
25 Estonia $18,499.31 2007
26 Hungary $14,210.73 2007
27 Kuwait $13,158.92 2007
28 Latvia $13,114.54 2007
29 Israel $12,527.68 2007
30 Seychelles $12,453.99 2007
31 New Zealand $12,165.65 2007
32 Japan $11,677.16 2007
33 Iceland $10,687.84 2002
34 United Arab Emirates $10,639.35 2007
35 Croatia $10,437.33 2007
36 Lebanon $7,633.20 2007
37 Bahrain $7,611.74 2007
38 Czech Republic $7,228.45 2007
39 South Korea $7,051.73 2007
40 Slovakia $6,792.26 2007
41 Macau $6,760.56 2004
42 Lithuania $6,724.69 2007
43 Saint Kitts and Nevis $6,484.79 2004
44 Kazakhstan $6,064.25 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) $5,601.17 2007
45 Singapore $5,576.86 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) $5,241.23 2007
46 Aruba $4,784.52 2005
47 Bulgaria $4,553.67 2007
48 Poland $4,454.29 2007
49 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $4,381.79 2010
50 Antigua and Barbuda $4,263.18 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $3,788.40 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) $3,686.87 2007
51 Jamaica $3,609.01 2007
52 Uruguay $3,594.55 2007
53 Iraq $3,510.71 2007
54 Romania $3,459.43 2007
55 Chile $3,455.54 2007
56 Argentina $3,452.72 2007
57 Gabon $3,381.95 2007
58 Grenada $3,380.25 2004
59 Belize $3,355.30 2009
60 Turkey $3,257.72 2007
61 Dominica $3,028.79 2004
62 Panama $2,993.38 2007
63 Maldives $2,895.36 2010
64 Russia $2,707.95 2007
65 Bermuda $2,478.16 2011
66 Barbados $2,466.36 2003
67 Saudi Arabia $2,261.18 2007
68 Sao Tome and Principe $2,201.50 2002
69 Trinidad and Tobago $2,190.01 2007
70 Malaysia $2,156.72 2007
71 Cayman Islands $2,087.37 1996
72 Oman $2,061.30 2007
73 Tunisia $1,884.58 2007
74 Bosnia and Herzegovina $1,740.65 2007
75 Mauritius $1,705.01 2007
76 Marshall Islands $1,665.23 2008
77 Costa Rica $1,661.58 2007
78 Mexico $1,603.10 2007
79 Guyana $1,598.66 2002
80 Saint Lucia $1,572.25 2004
81 Venezuela $1,566.75 2007
82 El Salvador $1,563.62 2007
83 Ukraine $1,484.43 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $1,476.15 2007
84 Jordan $1,436.67 2007
85 South Africa $1,342.80 2007
86 Ecuador $1,230.69 2007
87 Brazil $1,207.39 2007
88 Bhutan $1,186.59 2009
89 Peru $1,158.91 2007
90 The Bahamas $1,062.66 2004
91 Dominican Republic $1,061.88 2007
92 Greenland $1,029.77 2009
93 Georgia $1,025.43 2007
94 Suriname $1,009.56 2005
95 Turkmenistan $1,004.23 2009
96 Samoa $989.97 2004
97 Liberia $978.66 2005
98 Belarus $969.87 2007
99 Colombia $930.15 2007
100 Mauritania $923.16 2000
101 Laos $906.39 2010
102 Albania $891.73 2009
103 Thailand $886.85 2007
104 Sudan $885.66 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) $859.14 2006
105 Libya $836.55 2007
106 Tonga $804.43 2004
107 Moldova $775.53 2007
108 Cote d'Ivoire $768.29 2007
109 Guinea-Bissau $739.41 2000
110 Cape Verde $707.85 2002
111 Mongolia $696.05 2009
112 Philippines $695.13 2007
113 Morocco $649.23 2007
114 Sri Lanka $608.81 2007
115 Nicaragua $597.08 2007
116 Indonesia $594.01 2007
117 Federated States of Micronesia $587.87 2011
118 Paraguay $570.10 2007
119 Kyrgyzstan $562.98 2007
120 Djibouti $543.46 2006
121 North Korea $542.45 2001
122 Equatorial Guinea $528.44 2007
123 Namibia $482.05 2007
124 Honduras $475.17 2007
125 Angola $471.81 2007
126 Malta $467.52 2005
127 The Gambia $466.28 2003
128 Bolivia $464.53 2007
129 Swaziland $461.68 2007
130 Armenia $458.88 2007
131 Guatemala $443.61 2007
132 Comoros $439.13 2000
133 Zimbabwe $404.63 2007
134 Vanuatu $397.78 2004
135 Somalia $394.26 2001
136 Egypt $393.37 2007
South Asia average (profile) $386.71 2006
137 New Caledonia $385.37 1998
138 Solomon Islands $362.58 2004
139 Togo $361.00 2005
140 Lesotho $352.29 2007
141 Sierra Leone $341.63 2003
142 Syria $339.08 2007
143 Guinea $333.53 2007
144 Iran $287.99 2007
145 Yemen $285.33 2007
146 Azerbaijan $284.22 2007
147 Cambodia $282.96 2007
148 Central African Republic $280.75 2007
149 China $275.44 2007
150 Madagascar $274.86 2002
151 Vietnam $259.20 2007
152 Mali $257.29 2002
153 Papua New Guinea $257.28 2007
154 Pakistan $236.69 2007
155 Tajikistan $219.38 2007
156 Ghana $217.13 2007
157 Zambia $214.38 2007
158 Botswana $213.03 2007
159 Mozambique $188.94 2007
160 Senegal $183.96 2007
161 Kenya $177.82 2007
162 Niger $171.37 2003
163 Nepal $169.52 2009
164 Burundi $165.19 2003
165 Chad $159.77 2005
166 Fiji $155.07 2004
167 Haiti $155.04 2007
168 Rwanda $151.28 2004
169 Uzbekistan $146.16 2007
170 Bangladesh $144.96 2007
171 India $142.70 2007
172 Burma $138.15 2007
173 Benin $137.81 2007
174 Cameroon $133.73 2007
175 Kiribati $122.88 1999
176 Algeria $112.74 2007
177 Tanzania $106.57 2007
178 Afghanistan $97.44 2009
179 Burkina Faso $93.43 2007
180 Eritrea $78.95 2000
181 Democratic Republic of the Congo $71.09 2009
182 Malawi $65.19 2007
183 Nigeria $54.40 2007
184 Uganda $48.75 2007
185 Ethiopia $32.58 2007
186 Palau 0.0 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Debt > External per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Debt/External-per-capita

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