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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. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Ireland $448,031.51 per capita 2007
2 Switzerland $177,373.94 per capita 2007
3 United Kingdom $171,942.20 per capita 2007
4 Netherlands $137,411.93 per capita 2007
5 Belgium $126,344.44 per capita 2007
6 Norway $101,362.90 per capita 2007
7 Austria $91,770.72 per capita 2007
8 Denmark $90,085.81 per capita 2007
9 Hong Kong $84,235.72 per capita 2007
Eurozone average (profile) $76,253.19 per capita 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) $66,716.77 per capita 2007
10 Sweden $66,130.66 per capita 2006
European Union average (profile) $60,693.86 per capita 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $56,975.69 per capita 2007
11 France $56,702.84 per capita 2006
12 Germany $54,477.50 per capita 2007
13 Finland $51,770.94 per capita 2007
NATO countries average (profile) $41,658.14 per capita 2007
14 United States $40,678.76 per capita 2007
15 Australia $40,368.64 per capita 2007
16 Italy $40,328.31 per capita 2007
17 Portugal $39,040.35 per capita 2007
18 Qatar $36,473.70 per capita 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) $36,320.90 per capita 2007
19 Greece $34,699.23 per capita 2007
20 Cyprus $34,206.05 per capita 2007
21 Spain $26,799.72 per capita 2007
22 Canada $22,719.28 per capita 2007
23 Slovenia $20,117.01 per capita 2007
24 Estonia $18,861.44 per capita 2007
25 Netherlands Antilles $14,817.27 per capita 2004
26 Hungary $14,353.00 per capita 2007
27 Israel $13,996.34 per capita 2007
28 United Arab Emirates $13,879.35 per capita 2007
29 Kuwait $13,418.16 per capita 2007
30 Latvia $13,209.08 per capita 2007
31 Seychelles $12,931.19 per capita 2007
32 New Zealand $12,498.27 per capita 2007
33 Japan $11,708.07 per capita 2007
34 Bahrain $11,089.90 per capita 2007
35 Iceland $10,670.14 per capita 2002
36 Croatia $10,304.20 per capita 2007
37 Lebanon $8,049.93 per capita 2007
38 Czech Republic $7,302.95 per capita 2007
39 South Korea $6,987.49 per capita 2007
40 Macau $6,780.22 per capita 2004
41 Slovakia $6,729.69 per capita 2007
42 Saint Kitts and Nevis $6,683.13 per capita 2004
OPEC countries average (profile) $6,655.04 per capita 2007
43 Lithuania $6,348.87 per capita 2007
44 Kazakhstan $6,143.31 per capita 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) $6,132.00 per capita 2007
45 Singapore $5,620.46 per capita 2007
46 Antigua and Barbuda $5,178.39 per capita 2007
47 Aruba $4,771.69 per capita 2005
48 Bulgaria $4,763.17 per capita 2007
49 Poland $4,408.30 per capita 2007
50 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $4,394.49 per capita 2010
51 French Guiana $4,281.58 per capita 2003
52 Taiwan $4,280.61 per capita 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $3,787.49 per capita 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) $3,713.52 per capita 2007
53 Iraq $3,669.14 per capita 2007
54 Chile $3,537.05 per capita 2007
55 Jamaica $3,473.58 per capita 2007
56 Uruguay $3,467.60 per capita 2007
57 Argentina $3,369.57 per capita 2007
58 Gabon $3,364.57 per capita 2007
59 Romania $3,346.19 per capita 2007
60 Grenada $3,281.42 per capita 2004
61 Panama $3,223.15 per capita 2007
62 Turkey $3,181.62 per capita 2007
63 Belize $3,031.21 per capita 2009
64 Dominica $2,980.23 per capita 2004
65 Maldives $2,972.14 per capita 2010
66 Russia $2,721.79 per capita 2007
67 Trinidad and Tobago $2,715.29 per capita 2007
68 Nauru $2,599.74 per capita 2004
69 Serbia and Montenegro $2,585.15 per capita 2007
70 Barbados $2,490.64 per capita 2003
71 Malaysia $2,329.86 per capita 2007
72 Bermuda $2,300.13 per capita 2003
73 Sao Tome and Principe $2,178.32 per capita 2002
74 Saudi Arabia $2,123.11 per capita 2007
75 Tunisia $1,875.21 per capita 2007
76 Costa Rica $1,793.95 per capita 2007
77 Mauritius $1,717.99 per capita 2007
78 Mexico $1,674.32 per capita 2007
79 Venezuela $1,665.03 per capita 2007
80 Oman $1,652.78 per capita 2007
81 Guyana $1,605.38 per capita 2002
82 Saint Lucia $1,582.18 per capita 2004
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $1,493.13 per capita 2007
83 Ukraine $1,491.15 per capita 2007
84 Bosnia and Herzegovina $1,479.29 per capita 2007
85 South Africa $1,472.80 per capita 2007
86 Congo, Republic of the $1,454.42 per capita 2000
87 Faroe Islands $1,409.94 per capita 2006
88 El Salvador $1,377.94 per capita 2007
89 Marshall Islands $1,377.15 per capita 2008
90 Jordan $1,343.59 per capita 2007
91 Ecuador $1,276.56 per capita 2007
92 Brazil $1,207.30 per capita 2007
93 Peru $1,144.91 per capita 2007
94 Suriname $1,122.57 per capita 2005
95 Bhutan $1,102.47 per capita 2006
96 Dominican Republic $1,090.13 per capita 2007
97 The Bahamas $1,074.78 per capita 2004
98 Liberia $974.64 per capita 2005
99 Georgia $968.57 per capita 2007
100 Samoa $963.29 per capita 2004
101 Belarus $953.45 per capita 2007
102 Mauritania $945.35 per capita 2000
103 Colombia $932.64 per capita 2007
104 Laos $930.47 per capita 2010
105 Thailand $900.59 per capita 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) $847.96 per capita 2006
106 Libya $801.24 per capita 2007
107 Tonga $791.32 per capita 2004
108 Cote d'Ivoire $765.54 per capita 2007
109 Sudan $747.09 per capita 2007
110 Guinea-Bissau $689.41 per capita 2000
111 Cape Verde $688.02 per capita 2002
112 Angola $681.45 per capita 2007
113 Philippines $678.33 per capita 2007
114 Moldova $642.06 per capita 2007
115 Equatorial Guinea $613.21 per capita 2007
116 Morocco $589.80 per capita 2007
117 Nicaragua $588.69 per capita 2007
118 Indonesia $584.59 per capita 2007
119 Sri Lanka $583.00 per capita 2007
120 North Korea $567.90 per capita 2001
121 Kyrgyzstan $561.30 per capita 2007
122 Djibouti $531.24 per capita 2006
123 Paraguay $523.61 per capita 2007
124 Albania $498.12 per capita 2004
125 Bolivia $492.92 per capita 2007
126 Namibia $488.06 per capita 2007
127 Federated States of Micronesia $487.94 per capita 2003
128 Mongolia $487.16 per capita 2007
129 Malta $467.91 per capita 2005
130 Guatemala $464.17 per capita 2007
131 Swaziland $462.46 per capita 2007
132 Armenia $461.70 per capita 2007
133 Honduras $455.79 per capita 2007
134 Greenland $445.63 per capita 1999
135 The Gambia $437.37 per capita 2003
136 Comoros $429.37 per capita 2000
137 Zimbabwe $418.73 per capita 2007
138 Somalia $415.04 per capita 2001
South Asia average (profile) $396.06 per capita 2006
139 Vanuatu $391.64 per capita 2004
140 New Caledonia $385.37 per capita 1998
141 Egypt $363.48 per capita 2007
142 Solomon Islands $356.38 per capita 2004
143 Syria $343.42 per capita 2007
144 Guinea $336.86 per capita 2007
145 Togo $325.47 per capita 2005
146 Lesotho $324.19 per capita 2007
147 Iran $316.22 per capita 2007
148 Sierra Leone $314.50 per capita 2003
149 Azerbaijan $300.36 per capita 2007
150 Papua New Guinea $283.99 per capita 2007
151 Cambodia $277.94 per capita 2007
152 China $274.62 per capita 2007
153 Yemen $271.88 per capita 2007
154 Madagascar $268.32 per capita 2002
155 Central African Republic $263.90 per capita 2007
156 Vietnam $256.03 per capita 2007
157 Pakistan $235.52 per capita 2007
158 Wallis and Futuna $231.11 per capita 2004
159 Mali $226.58 per capita 2002
160 Zambia $226.18 per capita 2007
161 Botswana $224.73 per capita 2007
162 Tajikistan $220.44 per capita 2007
163 Ghana $213.29 per capita 2007
164 Mozambique $200.38 per capita 2007
165 Kenya $181.86 per capita 2007
166 Senegal $174.89 per capita 2007
167 Burundi $170.53 per capita 2003
168 Haiti $169.41 per capita 2007
169 Democratic Republic of the Congo $168.53 per capita 2006
170 Chad $164.12 per capita 2005
171 Niger $160.90 per capita 2003
172 Rwanda $157.62 per capita 2004
173 Fiji $151.04 per capita 2004
174 Benin $148.55 per capita 2007
175 Burma $148.22 per capita 2007
176 India $146.39 per capita 2007
177 Cameroon $141.41 per capita 2007
178 Uzbekistan $141.36 per capita 2007
179 Bangladesh $141.11 per capita 2007
180 Algeria $118.71 per capita 2007
181 Kiribati $113.12 per capita 1999
182 Tanzania $111.26 per capita 2007
183 Nepal $111.00 per capita 2006
184 Burkina Faso $92.84 per capita 2007
185 Eritrea $87.44 per capita 2000
186 Malawi $65.72 per capita 2007
187 Nigeria $59.30 per capita 2007
188 Uganda $49.50 per capita 2007
189 Ethiopia $34.26 per capita 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Debt > External > Per capita. 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-capita

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