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Economy > Interest payments > % of revenue: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Turkey 86.1% 2001
2 Lebanon 56.03% 2004
3 Jamaica 41.34% 2005
4 Philippines 38.69% 2005
5 India 31.91% 2004
6 Pakistan 31.82% 2005
7 Egypt 29.45% 2002
8 Sri Lanka 29.14% 2005
9 Argentina 26.46% 2004
10 Zimbabwe 23.81% 1997
11 Guinea 23.25% 1999
12 Ecuador 21.76% 1994
13 Colombia 21.64% 2005
14 Japan 21.06% 1990
15 Sierra Leone 21.02% 2004
16 Saint Kitts and Nevis 19.95% 2003
17 Papua New Guinea 19.9% 2002
18 Panama 19.31% 2001
19 Cameroon 19.16% 1999
South Asia average (profile) 18.11% 2004
20 Congo, Republic of the 18.09% 2003
21 Costa Rica 18.03% 2005
22 The Gambia 16.62% 1990
23 Bangladesh 16.37% 2004
24 Uruguay 16.03% 2005
25 Brazil 15.8% 1998
26 Albania 15.49% 2004
27 Indonesia 14.81% 2004
28 Madagascar 14.45% 2004
29 Ghana 14.42% 2004
30 Zambia 14.06% 1999
31 Mexico 13.96% 2000
32 El Salvador 13.62% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 13.12% 2004
33 Morocco 12.97% 2005
34 Italy 12.75% 2005
35 Rwanda 12.15% 1992
36 Israel 12.1% 2005
37 Mauritius 11.99% 2005
38 Seychelles 11.75% 2005
39 Guatemala 11.58% 2005
40 Cyprus 11.36% 2005
=41 Hungary 11.31% 2005
=41 Cote d'Ivoire 11.31% 2005
43 Greece 11.19% 2005
44 Barbados 11.07% 2004
45 United States 11.06% 2005
46 South Africa 11.05% 2005
47 The Bahamas 10.97% 2005
48 Trinidad and Tobago 10.95% 2004
49 Peru 10.56% 2005
50 Malaysia 10.54% 2003
51 Fiji 10.47% 2005
52 Venezuela 10.4% 2005
53 Kenya 10.24% 2004
54 Bolivia 10% 2005
55 Yemen 9.69% 1999
56 Tunisia 9.56% 2005
57 Belgium 9.53% 2005
58 Malta 9.45% 2004
59 Sudan 9.39% 1999
60 Democratic Republic of the Congo 9.35% 1999
61 Dominican Republic 9.15% 2004
62 Namibia 9.07% 2003
63 Belize 9% 1997
64 Algeria 8.56% 2002
65 Iceland 8.45% 2002
66 Burundi 8.42% 1996
67 Kyrgyzstan 8.38% 2001
68 Romania 8.37% 2002
69 Denmark 8.36% 2004
70 Netherlands Antilles 8.2% 1995
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 8.08% 2005
71 Central African Republic 7.98% 2004
72 Ethiopia 7.63% 2002
73 Nepal 7.54% 2005
74 Canada 7.51% 2005
75 Nicaragua 7.4% 2005
76 Togo 7.09% 2005
=77 Austria 7.08% 2005
=77 Poland 7.08% 2005
79 Portugal 6.84% 2005
80 Jordan 6.76% 2005
81 Uganda 6.46% 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 6.43% 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 6.22% 2005
82 Thailand 6.09% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.97% 2005
European Union average (profile) 5.94% 2005
83 Germany 5.79% 2005
84 France 5.78% 2005
85 United Kingdom 5.61% 2005
86 Paraguay 5.58% 2005
87 Spain 5.55% 2005
88 Georgia 5.43% 2005
89 Croatia 5.4% 2005
90 Slovakia 5.39% 2005
91 South Korea 5.35% 2005
92 Netherlands 5.11% 2005
93 Tajikistan 5.09% 2004
94 China 4.71% 2004
95 Senegal 4.56% 2001
=96 Oman 4.55% 2001
=96 Switzerland 4.55% 2002
=98 Swaziland 4.51% 2003
=98 New Zealand 4.51% 2005
100 Sweden 4.41% 2005
101 Bulgaria 4.03% 2005
102 Finland 4.02% 2005
103 Slovenia 3.98% 2005
104 Moldova 3.78% 2005
105 Lesotho 3.76% 2004
106 Burkina Faso 3.7% 2005
107 Australia 3.69% 2005
108 Bahrain 3.59% 2005
109 Chile 3.51% 2005
110 Vanuatu 3.41% 1999
111 Russia 3.11% 2005
=112 Ireland 3.06% 2005
=112 Mongolia 3.06% 2003
114 Maldives 2.84% 2005
115 Lithuania 2.77% 2005
116 Serbia and Montenegro 2.62% 2002
117 Azerbaijan 2.42% 1999
118 Czech Republic 2.36% 2005
119 Armenia 2.22% 2005
120 Bhutan 2.12% 2004
121 Ukraine 2.08% 2005
122 Latvia 1.9% 2005
123 Cambodia 1.76% 2005
124 Kazakhstan 1.73% 2005
125 Norway 1.71% 2005
126 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.5% 2005
127 Benin 1.45% 2005
128 Botswana 1.25% 1996
129 Belarus 1.07% 2005
130 San Marino 1.04% 2004
131 Singapore 0.8% 2004
132 Iran 0.7% 2005
133 Estonia 0.36% 2004
134 Afghanistan 0.27% 2005
135 Luxembourg 0.24% 2005
136 Kuwait 0.15% 2005
137 Macau 0.01% 1998

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