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Economy > Debt > External > Per $ GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total public and private debt owed to non-residents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iraq $7,454.88 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
2 Ireland $6,251.97 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
3 Liberia $6,049.15 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
4 Guinea-Bissau $4,369.81 per $1,000 of GDP 2000
5 United Kingdom $3,530.89 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
6 Sao Tome and Principe $3,459.97 per $1,000 of GDP 2002
7 Netherlands $2,887.82 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
8 Switzerland $2,836.01 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
9 Belgium $2,686.22 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
10 Mauritania $2,312.31 per $1,000 of GDP 2000
11 Burundi $2,016.80 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
12 Austria $1,843.11 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
13 The Gambia $1,712.55 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
14 Guyana $1,660.99 per $1,000 of GDP 2002
Eurozone average (profile) $1,654.46 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
15 Sierra Leone $1,626.82 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
16 Sweden $1,554.06 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
17 Congo, Republic of the $1,552.85 per $1,000 of GDP 2000
18 France $1,551.52 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
19 Denmark $1,471.46 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
European Union average (profile) $1,416.28 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
20 Portugal $1,413.50 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
21 Lebanon $1,413.16 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) $1,374.14 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
22 Germany $1,343.11 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $1,307.20 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
23 Finland $1,202.70 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
24 Democratic Republic of the Congo $1,170.51 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
25 Comoros $1,149.08 per $1,000 of GDP 2000
26 Latvia $1,140.41 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
27 Seychelles $1,129.55 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
28 Norway $1,126.51 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
NATO countries average (profile) $1,114.33 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
29 Belize $1,086.07 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
30 Italy $1,060.85 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
31 Madagascar $1,046.14 per $1,000 of GDP 2002
32 Central African Republic $1,013.45 per $1,000 of GDP 2002
33 Estonia $984.78 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
34 Guinea $972.51 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
35 Kazakhstan $950.97 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
36 Togo $948.23 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
37 Laos $933.99 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
38 Kyrgyzstan $921.45 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
39 Zimbabwe $913.29 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) $877.47 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
40 Mali $837.62 per $1,000 of GDP 2002
41 Australia $817.65 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
42 Spain $814.30 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
43 Croatia $794.54 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
44 Grenada $793.51 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
45 Dominica $785.70 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
46 Slovenia $779.82 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
47 Saint Kitts and Nevis $776.22 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
48 Bulgaria $771.85 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
49 Bhutan $769.34 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
50 Niger $768.83 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
51 Rwanda $766.81 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
52 United States $760.50 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
53 Moldova $760.05 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
54 Sudan $750.71 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
55 Nicaragua $729.72 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
56 Hungary $726.49 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
57 Benin $709.59 per $1,000 of GDP 2000
58 Somalia $702.58 per $1,000 of GDP 2001
59 Marshall Islands $675.45 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
60 Mongolia $658.39 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
61 Jamaica $657.53 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
62 Solomon Islands $625.71 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
63 Cote d'Ivoire $623.43 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
64 Tunisia $612.24 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
65 Israel $612.07 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
66 Uruguay $590.44 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
67 Serbia and Montenegro $588.59 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
68 Panama $583.26 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
69 Bosnia and Herzegovina $576.33 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
70 Djibouti $565.36 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
71 Canada $547.12 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
72 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $545.88 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $544.36 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
73 Lithuania $543.79 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
74 Bahrain $527.63 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
75 Cape Verde $527.42 per $1,000 of GDP 2002
76 Maldives $526.66 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
77 Slovakia $525.90 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
78 French Guiana $515.99 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
79 Turkey $515.01 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
80 Jordan $514.94 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
81 Argentina $509.21 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
82 Cambodia $505.52 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
83 Qatar $497.61 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
84 Samoa $494.84 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
85 Eritrea $490.85 per $1,000 of GDP 2000
South and Central Asia average (profile) $484.71 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
86 Mozambique $463.58 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
87 Philippines $462.32 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
88 Ukraine $460.56 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
89 Sri Lanka $450.93 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
90 Romania $447.25 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
91 Burkina Faso $442.39 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
92 Lesotho $441.70 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
93 New Zealand $441.02 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
94 Tonga $427.78 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
95 Honduras $422.42 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
96 Ecuador $414.95 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) $414.60 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
97 El Salvador $410.68 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
98 Gabon $403.21 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
99 Bolivia $399.08 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) $398.20 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
100 Georgia $397.99 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
101 Czech Republic $391.18 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
102 Hong Kong $383.51 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
103 Nepal $381.29 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
South Asia average (profile) $377.87 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
104 Suriname $375.60 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
105 Mauritius $375.13 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
106 Tanzania $374.38 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
107 Antigua and Barbuda $374.07 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
108 Paraguay $369.04 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $365.63 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
109 Poland $358.69 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
110 Indonesia $357.24 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
111 Japan $356.44 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
112 Iceland $352.29 per $1,000 of GDP 2002
113 Vietnam $343.61 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
114 Malaysia $338.86 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
115 Saint Lucia $336.09 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
116 Greece $330.88 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
117 Kenya $327.15 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
118 Chile $327.14 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
119 Papua New Guinea $320.66 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
120 Bangladesh $316.17 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
121 Macau $311.66 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
122 Tajikistan $311.58 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
123 Peru $303.64 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
124 Egypt $297.07 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
125 Thailand $290.57 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
126 Morocco $290.19 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
127 Yemen $288.30 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
128 Russia $286.04 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
129 Costa Rica $285.93 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
130 Colombia $283.21 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
131 Pakistan $281.30 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
132 South Korea $280.85 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
133 Uzbekistan $277.50 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
134 Oman $276.62 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
135 Chad $271.86 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
136 United Arab Emirates $265.76 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
137 Haiti $264.48 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
138 Dominican Republic $258.62 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
139 Ghana $257.17 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
140 Ethiopia $255.79 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
141 Barbados $249.33 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
142 Vanuatu $246.00 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
143 Angola $242.09 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) $238.32 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
144 Federated States of Micronesia $230.47 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
145 Zambia $230.40 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
146 Venezuela $227.65 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
147 Namibia $211.57 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
148 Albania $210.02 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
149 Malawi $209.72 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
150 Aruba $206.54 per $1,000 of GDP 1996
151 Cameroon $201.28 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
152 Kuwait $199.55 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
153 Mexico $196.26 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
154 Syria $189.13 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
155 Kiribati $185.94 per $1,000 of GDP 1999
156 Singapore $184.32 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
157 Armenia $181.09 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
158 Brazil $165.27 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
159 Senegal $160.81 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
160 Belarus $160.48 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
161 Swaziland $157.48 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
162 Guatemala $146.64 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
163 India $144.66 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
164 Trinidad and Tobago $137.06 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
165 South Africa $124.87 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
166 Uganda $121.86 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
167 Saudi Arabia $118.73 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
168 China $118.06 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
169 Taiwan $101.10 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
170 Azerbaijan $98.00 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
171 Libya $89.27 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
172 Burma $80.65 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
173 Cayman Islands $69.14 per $1,000 of GDP 1996
174 Bermuda $62.23 per $1,000 of GDP 2003
175 Iran $61.60 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
176 Nigeria $57.33 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
177 The Bahamas $57.13 per $1,000 of GDP 2002
178 Fiji $49.20 per $1,000 of GDP 2004
179 Botswana $46.77 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
180 Algeria $38.47 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
181 Malta $33.90 per $1,000 of GDP 2005
182 Equatorial Guinea $26.74 per $1,000 of GDP 2006
183 New Caledonia $25.01 per $1,000 of GDP 1998

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Debt > External > Per $ GDP. 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/stats/Economy/Debt/External/Per-$-GDP

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