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Government > Spending > Interest payments > Current LCU: 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.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Indonesia 62.49 trillion 2004
2 Japan 13.08 trillion 1990
3 Colombia 12.99 trillion 2003
4 Lebanon 4.96 trillion 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 3.31 trillion 2004
5 India 1.87 trillion 2008
6 Hungary 1.06 trillion 2008
7 Zambia 727.05 billion 2007
8 Belarus 693.2 billion 2008
South Asia average (profile) 501.16 billion 2008
9 Paraguay 445.15 billion 2008
10 Chile 441.93 billion 2008
11 Pakistan 373.64 billion 2007
12 Costa Rica 342.58 billion 2008
13 Uganda 309.41 billion 2008
14 Philippines 282.86 billion 2008
15 United States 270.49 billion 2009
16 Sri Lanka 212.47 billion 2008
17 Laos 197.82 billion 2007
18 Cote d'Ivoire 181.9 billion 2008
19 Madagascar 155.67 billion 2007
20 Russia 155.5 billion 2008
21 Bangladesh 135.77 billion 2008
22 Sierra Leone 129.56 billion 2004
23 Jamaica 125.18 billion 2008
24 Mexico 113.16 billion 2000
25 Brazil 108.56 billion 2008
26 Cameroon 107.18 billion 1994
27 China 97.54 billion 2006
28 Thailand 89.8 billion 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 86.74 billion 2008
29 Congo, Republic of the 86.38 billion 2005
30 Italy 75.59 billion 2008
31 Algeria 63.91 billion 2008
32 Kazakhstan 61.22 billion 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 59.92 billion 2008
33 South Africa 54.62 billion 2008
European Union average (profile) 52.5 billion 2008
34 Turkey 52.08 billion 2008
35 Cambodia 49.98 billion 2006
36 Kenya 49.85 billion 2008
37 France 49.58 billion 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 46.72 billion 2008
Europe average (profile) 46.23 billion 2006
38 Czech Republic 44.2 billion 2008
39 Sweden 43.2 billion 2008
40 Germany 41.34 billion 2008
41 Iceland 41.32 billion 2008
42 Guinea 35.11 billion 1992
43 United Kingdom 32.51 billion 2008
44 Senegal 30.3 billion 2001
45 Canada 28.96 billion 2008
46 Poland 28.86 billion 2008
47 Israel 25.39 billion 2008
48 Argentina 21.54 billion 2004
49 Denmark 21.05 billion 2008
50 Norway 20.83 billion 2008
51 Mongolia 19.84 billion 2008
52 Uruguay 18.31 billion 2008
53 Dominican Republic 16.84 billion 2007
54 Serbia and Montenegro 15.19 billion 2008
55 Mali 14.07 billion 2008
56 Spain 12.98 billion 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 12.87 billion 2008
57 Burkina Faso 12.69 billion 2008
58 Belgium 12.18 billion 2008
59 Armenia 11.05 billion 2008
60 Greece 10.93 billion 2008
61 Togo 10.81 billion 2008
62 Netherlands 10.72 billion 2008
63 Benin 10.35 billion 2008
64 Australia 10.21 billion 2008
65 Malaysia 9.87 billion 2003
66 Morocco 9.34 billion 2008
67 Venezuela 8.94 billion 2005
68 Nepal 8.87 billion 2009
69 Mauritius 7.97 billion 2008
70 Zimbabwe 7.27 billion 1997
71 Niger 7.13 billion 2007
72 Austria 6.93 billion 2008
73 Peru 5.72 billion 2008
74 Central African Republic 5.55 billion 2004
75 Croatia 4.9 billion 2008
76 Rwanda 4.8 billion 1992
77 Portugal 4.66 billion 2008
78 Burundi 4.42 billion 1996
79 Ukraine 4.42 billion 2008
80 Switzerland 4.29 billion 2007
81 Guatemala 3.96 billion 2008
82 Romania 3.15 billion 2008
83 Trinidad and Tobago 2.7 billion 2007
84 Finland 2.35 billion 2008
85 New Zealand 2.25 billion 2007
86 Bolivia 2.14 billion 2007
87 Qatar 2.1 billion 2008
88 Ireland 1.85 billion 2008
89 Cape Verde 1.85 billion 2008
90 Bhutan 1.73 billion 2009
91 Honduras 1.63 billion 2008
92 Kyrgyzstan 1.35 billion 2008
93 Nicaragua 1.29 billion 2001
94 Tunisia 1.25 billion 2009
95 Ecuador 1.25 billion 1994
96 Namibia 1.15 billion 2007
97 Ethiopia 946.4 million 2002
98 Slovakia 817.95 million 2008
99 Cyprus 747.9 million 2008
100 Moldova 721.6 million 2008
101 Lithuania 684.8 million 2008
102 Ghana 679.18 million 2008
103 Panama 587.28 million 2001
104 Bulgaria 568.77 million 2008
105 Papua New Guinea 530.72 million 2002
106 Seychelles 463.92 million 2008
107 El Salvador 432.4 million 2008
108 Slovenia 403.96 million 2008
109 Barbados 388.98 million 2007
110 Jordan 377.8 million 2008
111 Maldives 325.4 million 2008
112 Democratic Republic of the Congo 296 million 1999
113 Vanuatu 247 million 1999
114 Estonia 211.1 million 2008
115 Sudan 203.66 million 1999
116 Malta 187.64 million 2008
117 Swaziland 178.98 million 2003
118 The Bahamas 149.59 million 2008
119 Fiji 141.48 million 2006
120 Georgia 119.3 million 2008
121 Lesotho 118.4 million 2008
122 Bosnia and Herzegovina 114.51 million 2008
123 Saint Kitts and Nevis 113.2 million 2006
124 Afghanistan 103.09 million 2008
125 Oman 94.3 million 2001
126 The Gambia 91.72 million 1990
127 Botswana 91.4 million 1996
128 Luxembourg 78.28 million 2008
129 Bahrain 62.13 million 2005
130 Latvia 59 million 2008
131 Netherlands Antilles 45.5 million 1995
132 Tajikistan 44.31 million 2004
133 Singapore 33 million 2008
134 Belize 29.01 million 1997
135 Azerbaijan 16.37 million 1999
136 Grenada 14.59 million 1995
137 San Marino 10.97 million 2006
138 Kuwait 5 million 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Spending > Interest payments > Current LCU. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Spending/Interest-payments/Current-LCU

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