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  • Banks > Automated teller machines > ATMs > Per 100,000 adults: Automated teller machines (ATMs) (per 100,000 adults). Automated teller machines are computerized telecommunications devices that provide clients of a financial institution with access to financial transactions in a public place.
  • External: Total public and private debt owed to non-residents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services.
  • External > Per $ GDP: 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.
  • External > Per capita: Total public and private debt owed to non-residents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • External per capita: Total public and private debt owed to non-residents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Government debt > Gross government debt, share of GDP: Gross government debt as % of GDP (IMF).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Government debt > Public debt, share of GDP: Public debt as % of GDP (CIA).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Interest payments > Current LCU: Interest payments (current LCU). Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents.
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Current LCU: Net current transfers from abroad (current LCU). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current local currency.
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$: Net current transfers from abroad (current US$). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Net domestic credit > Current LCU: Net domestic credit (current LCU). Net domestic credit is the sum of net claims on the central government and claims on other sectors of the domestic economy (IFS line 32). Data are in current local currency.
  • Net domestic credit > Current LCU per capita: Net domestic credit (current LCU). Net domestic credit is the sum of net claims on the central government and claims on other sectors of the domestic economy (IFS line 32). Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Net foreign assets > Current LCU: Net foreign assets (current LCU). Net foreign assets are the sum of foreign assets held by monetary authorities and deposit money banks, less their foreign liabilities. Data are in current local currency.
  • Net foreign assets > Current LCU per capita: Net foreign assets (current LCU). Net foreign assets are the sum of foreign assets held by monetary authorities and deposit money banks, less their foreign liabilities. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Strength of legal rights index > 0=weak to 10=strong per million: Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 10=strong). Strength of legal rights index measures the degree to which collateral and bankruptcy laws protect the rights of borrowers and lenders and thus facilitate lending. The index ranges from 0 to 10, with higher scores indicating that these laws are better designed to expand access to credit. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Constant LCU per capita: Net current transfers from abroad (constant LCU). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Interest payments > Current LCU per capita: Interest payments (current LCU). Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Credit depth of information index > 0=low to 6=high: Credit depth of information index (0=low to 6=high). Credit depth of information index measures rules affecting the scope, accessibility, and quality of credit information available through public or private credit registries. The index ranges from 0 to 6, with higher values indicating the availability of more credit information, from either a public registry or a private bureau, to facilitate lending decisions.
  • Credit depth of information index > 0=low to 6=high per million: Credit depth of information index (0=low to 6=high). Credit depth of information index measures rules affecting the scope, accessibility, and quality of credit information available through public or private credit registries. The index ranges from 0 to 6, with higher values indicating the availability of more credit information, from either a public registry or a private bureau, to facilitate lending decisions. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Constant LCU: Net current transfers from abroad (constant LCU). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Government debt > Public debt as % of GDP: Public debt as % of GDP (CIA).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$ per capita: Net current transfers from abroad (current US$). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Current LCU per capita: Net current transfers from abroad (current LCU). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Claims on private sector > Annual growth as % of broad money: Claims on private sector (annual growth as % of broad money). Claims on private sector (IFS line 32D..ZK or 32D..ZF) include gross credit from the financial system to individuals, enterprises, nonfinancial public entities not included under net domestic credit, and financial institutions not included elsewhere.
  • Cash surplus/deficit > Current LCU: Cash surplus/deficit (current LCU). Cash surplus or deficit is revenue (including grants) minus expense, minus net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. In the 1986 GFS manual nonfinancial assets were included under revenue and expenditure in gross terms. This cash surplus or deficit is closest to the earlier overall budget balance (still missing is lending minus repayments, which are now a financing item under net acquisition of financial assets).
  • Cash surplus/deficit > % of GDP: Cash surplus/deficit (% of GDP). Cash surplus or deficit is revenue (including grants) minus expense, minus net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. In the 1986 GFS manual nonfinancial assets were included under revenue and expenditure in gross terms. This cash surplus or deficit is closest to the earlier overall budget balance (still missing is lending minus repayments, which are now a financing item under net acquisition of financial assets).
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$, % of GDP: Net current transfers from abroad (current US$). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Public credit registry coverage > % of adults: Public credit registry coverage (% of adults). Public credit registry coverage reports the number of individuals and firms listed in a public credit registry with current information on repayment history, unpaid debts, or credit outstanding. The number is expressed as a percentage of the adult population.
  • Banks > Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans > %: Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans (%). Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans are the value of nonperforming loans divided by the total value of the loan portfolio (including nonperforming loans before the deduction of specific loan-loss provisions). The loan amount recorded as nonperforming should be the gross value of the loan as recorded on the balance sheet, not just the amount that is overdue.
  • Banks > Commercial bank branches > Per 100,000 adults: Commercial bank branches (per 100,000 adults). Commercial bank branches are retail locations of resident commercial banks and other resident banks that function as commercial banks that provide financial services to customers and are physically separated from the main office but not organized as legally separated subsidiaries.
  • Bank liquid reserves to bank assets ratio > %: Bank liquid reserves to bank assets ratio (%). Ratio of bank liquid reserves to bank assets is the ratio of domestic currency holdings and deposits with the monetary authorities to claims on other governments, nonfinancial public enterprises, the private sector, and other banking institutions.
  • Banks > Lending interest rate > %: Lending interest rate (%). Lending rate is the bank rate that usually meets the short- and medium-term financing needs of the private sector. This rate is normally differentiated according to creditworthiness of borrowers and objectives of financing. The terms and conditions attached to these rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.
  • Banks > Real interest rate > %: Real interest rate (%). Real interest rate is the lending interest rate adjusted for inflation as measured by the GDP deflator.
  • Claims on central government, etc. > % GDP: Claims on central government, etc. (% GDP). Claims on central government (IFS line 52AN or 32AN) include loans to central government institutions net of deposits.
  • Strength of legal rights index > 0=weak to 10=strong: Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 10=strong). Strength of legal rights index measures the degree to which collateral and bankruptcy laws protect the rights of borrowers and lenders and thus facilitate lending. The index ranges from 0 to 10, with higher scores indicating that these laws are better designed to expand access to credit.
  • Bank capital to assets ratio > %: Bank capital to assets ratio (%). Bank capital to assets is the ratio of bank capital and reserves to total assets. Capital and reserves include funds contributed by owners, retained earnings, general and special reserves, provisions, and valuation adjustments. Capital includes tier 1 capital (paid-up shares and common stock), which is a common feature in all countries' banking systems, and total regulatory capital, which includes several specified types of subordinated debt instruments that need not be repaid if the funds are required to maintain minimum capital levels (these comprise tier 2 and tier 3 capital). Total assets include all nonfinancial and financial assets.
  • Claims on other sectors of the domestic economy > Annual growth as % of broad money: Claims on other sectors of the domestic economy (annual growth as % of broad money). Claims on other sectors of the domestic economy (IFS line 32S..ZK) include gross credit from the financial system to households, nonprofit institutions serving households, nonfinancial corporations, state and local governments, and social security funds.
  • Private credit bureau coverage > % of adults: Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults). Private credit bureau coverage reports the number of individuals or firms listed by a private credit bureau with current information on repayment history, unpaid debts, or credit outstanding. The number is expressed as a percentage of the adult population.
  • Interest payments > % of revenue: Interest payments (% of revenue). Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents.
  • Cash surplus/deficit > Current LCU per million: Cash surplus/deficit (current LCU). Cash surplus or deficit is revenue (including grants) minus expense, minus net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. In the 1986 GFS manual nonfinancial assets were included under revenue and expenditure in gross terms. This cash surplus or deficit is closest to the earlier overall budget balance (still missing is lending minus repayments, which are now a financing item under net acquisition of financial assets). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • External, % of GDP: Total public and private debt owed to non-residents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Government debt > Gross government debt as % of GDP: Gross government debt as % of GDP (IMF).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Interest payments > % of expense: Interest payments (% of expense). Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents.
STAT Ecuador United States HISTORY
Banks > Automated teller machines > ATMs > Per 100,000 adults 43.57
Ranked 71st.
173.43
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Ecuador

External $17.68 billion
Ranked 79th.
$15.93 trillion
Ranked 1st. 901 times more than Ecuador

External > Per $ GDP $414.95 per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 59th.
$760.50 per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 31st. 83% more than Ecuador

External > Per capita $1,276.56 per capita
Ranked 69th.
$40,678.76 per capita
Ranked 12th. 32 times more than Ecuador

External per capita $1,230.69
Ranked 68th.
$40,666.44
Ranked 13th. 33 times more than Ecuador

Government debt > Gross government debt, share of GDP 18.61 IMF
Ranked 151st.
106.53 IMF
Ranked 11th. 6 times more than Ecuador
Government debt > Public debt, share of GDP 23.3 CIA
Ranked 123th.
72.5 CIA
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than Ecuador
Interest payments > Current LCU 1.25 billion
Ranked 25th.
324.26 billion
Ranked 15th. 260 times more than Ecuador

Net current transfers from abroad > Current LCU 2.49 billion
Ranked 76th.
-144,700,000,000
Ranked 130th.

Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$ $2.49 billion
Ranked 32nd.
$-144,700,000,000.00
Ranked 132nd.

Net domestic credit > Current LCU 20.04 billion
Ranked 125th.
16.15 trillion
Ranked 16th. 806 times more than Ecuador

Net domestic credit > Current LCU per capita 1,314.7
Ranked 151st.
51,447.71
Ranked 73th. 39 times more than Ecuador

Net foreign assets > Current LCU 9.37 billion
Ranked 119th.
-125,482,689,271
Ranked 162nd.

Net foreign assets > Current LCU per capita 614.62
Ranked 146th.
-399.736
Ranked 157th.

Strength of legal rights index > 0=weak to 10=strong per million 0.194
Ranked 142nd. 7 times more than United States
0.0287
Ranked 182nd.

Net current transfers from abroad > Constant LCU per capita 122.97
Ranked 61st.
753.24
Ranked 45th. 6 times more than Ecuador

Interest payments > Current LCU per capita 112.68
Ranked 34th.
1,040.67
Ranked 48th. 9 times more than Ecuador

Credit depth of information index > 0=low to 6=high 6
Ranked 24th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 9th.

Credit depth of information index > 0=low to 6=high per million 0.387
Ranked 74th. 20 times more than United States
0.0191
Ranked 142nd.

Net current transfers from abroad > Constant LCU 1.91 billion
Ranked 57th.
236.45 billion
Ranked 14th. 124 times more than Ecuador

Government debt > Public debt as % of GDP 23.3 CIA
Ranked 123th.
72.5 CIA
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than Ecuador
Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$ per capita $160.44
Ranked 52nd.
$-460.95
Ranked 121st.

Net current transfers from abroad > Current LCU per capita 160.44
Ranked 94th.
-460.954
Ranked 113th.

Claims on private sector > Annual growth as % of broad money 18.27%
Ranked 21st. 7 times more than United States
2.71%
Ranked 109th.

Cash surplus/deficit > Current LCU 17 million
Ranked 14th.
-1,401,093,000,000
Ranked 98th.

Cash surplus/deficit > % of GDP 0.0749%
Ranked 16th.
-9.02%
Ranked 101st.

Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$, % of GDP 2.96%
Ranked 67th.
-0.923%
Ranked 112th.

Public credit registry coverage > % of adults 0.0
Ranked 170th.
0.0
Ranked 120th.

Banks > Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans > % 3.2%
Ranked 61st.
3.9%
Ranked 33th. 22% more than Ecuador

Banks > Commercial bank branches > Per 100,000 adults 81.14
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than United States
35.26
Ranked 28th.

Bank liquid reserves to bank assets ratio > % 4.72%
Ranked 112th.
11.38%
Ranked 81st. 2 times more than Ecuador

Banks > Lending interest rate > % 14.93%
Ranked 50th. 5 times more than United States
3.25%
Ranked 123th.

Banks > Real interest rate > % 7.76%
Ranked 40th. 5 times more than United States
1.48%
Ranked 104th.

Claims on central government, etc. > % GDP -4.003%
Ranked 136th.
33.14%
Ranked 9th.

Strength of legal rights index > 0=weak to 10=strong 3
Ranked 170th.
9
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Ecuador

Bank capital to assets ratio > % 8.6%
Ranked 64th.
11.3%
Ranked 24th. 31% more than Ecuador

Claims on other sectors of the domestic economy > Annual growth as % of broad money 19.8%
Ranked 16th. 6 times more than United States
3.12%
Ranked 81st.

Private credit bureau coverage > % of adults 70.9%
Ranked 36th.
100%
Ranked 8th. 41% more than Ecuador

Interest payments > % of revenue 21.76%
Ranked 16th. 71% more than United States
12.76%
Ranked 17th.

Cash surplus/deficit > Current LCU per million 1.53 million
Ranked 16th.
-4,496,623,192.737
Ranked 82nd.

External, % of GDP 34.43%
Ranked 66th.
87.74%
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than Ecuador

Government debt > Gross government debt as % of GDP 18.61 IMF
Ranked 151st.
106.53 IMF
Ranked 11th. 6 times more than Ecuador
Interest payments > % of expense 25.55%
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than United States
8.28%
Ranked 34th.

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, Financial Access Survey. World Bank World Development Indicators.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: List of countries by public debt (List); Wikipedia: List of countries by public debt (List) (Public debt , The World Factbook , United States Central Intelligence Agency , accessed on March 21, 2013.); International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators.; World Bank national accounts data; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank national accounts data. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates. World Bank World Development Indicators.; World Bank national accounts data. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; International Monetary Fund, Global Financial Stability Report. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files using World Bank data on the GDP deflator. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates. World Bank World Development Indicators.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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