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Economy > Reserves > Total reserves minus gold > Current US$, % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total reserves minus gold (current US$). Total reserves minus gold comprise special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. Gold holdings are excluded. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya 158.31% 2009
2 Hong Kong 120.51% 2012
3 Singapore 94.32% 2012
4 Saudi Arabia 92.32% 2012
5 Algeria 91.99% 2012
6 Lebanon 86.59% 2012
7 Switzerland 75.24% 2012
8 East Timor 68.35% 2012
9 Turkmenistan 61.74% 1999
10 Bhutan 53.65% 2012
11 Botswana 52.93% 2012
12 Thailand 47.36% 2012
13 Solomon Islands 46.56% 2012
14 Malaysia 45.39% 2012
15 Bolivia 43.13% 2012
16 Lesotho 42% 2012
17 Trinidad and Tobago 40.83% 2012
18 Republic of the Congo 40.57% 2012
19 China 39.85% 2012
20 Mongolia 38.26% 2012
21 Macau 38.09% 2012
22 San Marino 37.2% 2008
23 Serbia 36.24% 2012
24 Bulgaria 36% 2012
25 Hungary 35.46% 2012
26 Saint Kitts and Nevis 35.2% 2012
27 Moldova 34.62% 2012
28 Syria 32.91% 2010
29 Iraq 32.69% 2012
30 Comoros 32.57% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 32.52% 2011
31 Tonga 32.32% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 31.98% 2011
32 Peru 31.63% 2012
33 Cambodia 30.35% 2012
34 Guyana 30.31% 2012
35 Iceland 29.91% 2012
36 Seychelles 29.85% 2012
37 Kyrgyzstan 29.4% 2012
38 Philippines 29.37% 2012
39 Angola 29.26% 2012
40 Afghanistan 29.21% 2011
41 Israel 29% 2011
42 South Korea 28.61% 2012
43 Liberia 28.14% 2012
44 Uruguay 27.7% 2012
45 Denmark 27.41% 2012
46 Mauritius 27.04% 2012
47 Republic of Macedonia 26.29% 2012
48 Croatia 26.23% 2012
49 Jordan 25.89% 2012
50 The Gambia 25.75% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 25.14% 2012
51 Bosnia and Herzegovina 25.13% 2012
52 Papua New Guinea 25.11% 2012
53 Latvia 25.11% 2012
54 Samoa 24.91% 2012
55 Equatorial Guinea 24.85% 2012
56 Romania 24.3% 2012
57 Russia 24.15% 2012
58 Fiji 23.7% 2012
59 Federated States of Micronesia 23.47% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 23.03% 2012
60 Czech Republic 22.62% 2012
61 Mauritania 22.61% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 22.25% 2012
62 Nepal 22.18% 2012
63 Vanuatu 22.1% 2011
64 Barbados 22.05% 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 21.24% 2007
65 Poland 21.11% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 21.08% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 21.06% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 20.79% 2012
66 Aruba 20.77% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 20.62% 2012
67 Japan 20.59% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 20.55% 2012
68 Oman 20.53% 2011
69 Cape Verde 19.81% 2012
70 Swaziland 19.78% 2012
71 Dominica 19.72% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 19.64% 2011
72 Sao Tome and Principe 19.58% 2012
73 Saint Lucia 19.56% 2012
74 Lithuania 19.53% 2012
75 Brunei 19.38% 2012
76 Albania 19.18% 2012
77 Mozambique 18.99% 2012
78 Suriname 18.68% 2012
79 Guinea-Bissau 18.34% 2012
80 Tunisia 18.3% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 18.23% 2012
81 Armenia 18.16% 2012
82 Georgia 18.15% 2012
83 Vietnam 18.05% 2012
84 Nicaragua 17.96% 2012
85 Paraguay 17.87% 2012
86 Kosovo 17.76% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 17.75% 2012
87 Nigeria 17.67% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 17.51% 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 17.39% 1999
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 17.24% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 17.14% 2011
88 Morocco 17.04% 2012
89 Yemen 17.02% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 16.43% 2012
90 Azerbaijan 16.41% 2012
91 Brazil 16.41% 2012
92 Belize 16.38% 2011
93 Haiti 16.38% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 16.3% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 16.22% 2011
94 Kuwait 16.03% 2011
95 Uganda 15.93% 2012
96 Cote d'Ivoire 15.92% 2012
97 Bahrain 15.65% 2011
98 Djibouti 15.58% 2007
99 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 15.58% 2012
100 Chile 15.52% 2012
101 Niger 15.45% 2012
102 Kenya 15.3% 2012
Europe average (profile) 15.27% 2012
103 Costa Rica 15.19% 2012
104 Grenada 15.13% 2012
105 Zambia 14.71% 2012
106 Senegal 14.7% 2012
107 India 14.69% 2012
108 Tanzania 14.34% 2012
109 Maldives 14.32% 2012
failed states average (profile) 13.97% 2011
110 Antigua and Barbuda 13.78% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 13.77% 2011
111 Mexico 13.62% 2012
112 Cameroon 13.53% 2012
113 Honduras 13.47% 2012
114 Jamaica 13.45% 2012
115 Namibia 13.36% 2012
116 Ghana 13.18% 2012
117 Mali 13.01% 2012
118 Ukraine 12.85% 2012
119 Turkey 12.66% 2012
120 Gabon 12.6% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 12.6% 2012
121 Sierra Leone 12.59% 2012
122 Guatemala 12.51% 2012
123 Burundi 12.43% 2012
124 Indonesia 12.39% 2012
125 Madagascar 11.94% 2012
126 Rwanda 11.94% 2012
127 El Salvador 11.76% 2012
128 Togo 11.58% 2012
129 South Africa 11.45% 2012
130 Kazakhstan 11.04% 2012
131 Montenegro 10.84% 2012
132 Sri Lanka 10.73% 2012
133 United Arab Emirates 10.69% 2011
134 New Zealand 10.51% 2012
135 Chad 10.49% 2012
136 Bangladesh 10.41% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 10.39% 2012
137 The Bahamas 10.39% 2012
138 Norway 10.38% 2012
European Union average (profile) 10.35% 2012
139 Colombia 9.86% 2012
140 Burkina Faso 9.81% 2012
141 Qatar 9.45% 2011
142 Benin 9.43% 2012
143 Belarus 9.18% 2012
144 Democratic Republic of the Congo 9.14% 2012
145 Laos 9.01% 2011
146 Sweden 8.66% 2012
147 Argentina 8.48% 2012
148 Malta 7.89% 2012
149 Central African Republic 7.38% 2012
150 Panama 6.8% 2012
151 Dominican Republic 6.02% 2012
152 Ethiopia 5.53% 2009
153 Malawi 5.23% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.06% 2012
154 Iran 4.69% 1982
155 Egypt 4.52% 2012
156 Uzbekistan 4.47% 1999
157 Pakistan 4.43% 2012
158 Eritrea 4.4% 2011
159 Tajikistan 4.26% 2012
160 Belgium 3.85% 2012
161 Canada 3.75% 2012
162 United Kingdom 3.64% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 3.61% 2012
163 Finland 3.38% 2012
164 Austria 3.06% 2012
165 Australia 2.95% 2012
166 Netherlands 2.86% 2012
167 Spain 2.63% 2012
168 Venezuela 2.6% 2012
169 Italy 2.51% 2012
170 France 2.08% 2012
171 Guinea 2.02% 2011
172 Germany 1.98% 2012
173 Cyprus 1.95% 2012
174 Slovenia 1.73% 2012
175 Zimbabwe 1.69% 2005
176 Luxembourg 1.52% 2012
177 Somalia 1.41% 1989
178 Estonia 1.31% 2012
179 Ecuador 1.29% 2012
180 Portugal 1.03% 2012
181 Slovakia 0.893% 2012
182 United States 0.887% 2012
183 Ireland 0.659% 2012
184 Greece 0.51% 2012
185 Sudan 0.328% 2012

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Reserves > Total reserves minus gold > Current US$, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Reserves/Total-reserves-minus-gold/Current-US$,-%-of-GDP

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