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The Gambia

The Gambia External debt Stats

Definitions

  • Amortisation > PPG > Bonds > AMT > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed. Principal repayments are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest forgiven > Current US$: Interest forgiven is the amount of interest due or in arrears that was written off or forgiven in any given year. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Debt outstanding > External debt stocks > Total > DOD > Current US$: Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt. Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt outstanding > Use of IMF credit > DOD > Current US$: Use of IMF credit denotes members' drawings on the IMF other than those drawn against the country's reserve tranche position. Use of IMF credit includes purchases and drawings under Stand-By, Extended, Structural Adjustment, Enhanced Structural Adjustment, and Systemic Transformation Facility Arrangements, together with Trust Fund loans. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt service > Debt service on external debt > Public and publicly guaranteed > PPG > TDS > Curr: Public and publicly guaranteed debt service is the sum of principal repayments and interest actually paid in foreign currency, goods, or services on long-term obligations of public debtors and long-term private obligations guaranteed by a public entity. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt service > Debt service on external debt > Total > TDS > Current US$: Total debt service is the sum of principal repayments and interest actually paid in foreign currency, goods, or services on long-term debt, interest paid on short-term debt, and repayments (repurchases and charges) to the IMF. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > PPG > Bilateral concessional > DIS > Current US$: Bilateral debt includes loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > PPG > Bonds > DIS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Disbursements > PPG > Other private creditors > DIS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > PPG > Private creditors > DIS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from private creditors include bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed; commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions; and other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Net flows > Portfolio investment > Bonds > PPG + PNG > NFL > Current US$: Bonds are securities issued with a fixed rate of interest for a period of more than one year. They include net flows through cross-border public and publicly guaranteed and private nonguaranteed bond issues. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Total > DOD > Current US$: Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt. Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Total > DOD > Current US$ > Per capita: Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt. Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Total > DOD > Current US$ per capita: Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt. Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Amortisation > PPG > Bonds > AMT > Current US$ 0.0 2009 79th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest forgiven > Current US$ 0.0 2009 79th out of 121
Date of information 2003 est. 2003
Debt outstanding > External debt stocks > Total > DOD > Current US$ $520.10 million 2009 106th out of 121
Debt outstanding > Use of IMF credit > DOD > Current US$ $28.56 million 2009 53th out of 121
Debt service > Debt service on external debt > Public and publicly guaranteed > PPG > TDS > Curr $25.18 million 2009 101st out of 121
Debt service > Debt service on external debt > Total > TDS > Current US$ $25.64 million 2009 105th out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Bilateral concessional > DIS > Current US$ $11.77 million 2009 81st out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Bonds > DIS > Current US$ 0.0 2009 76th out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Other private creditors > DIS > Current US$ 0.0 2009 75th out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Private creditors > DIS > Current US$ 0.0 2009 91st out of 121
Net flows > Portfolio investment > Bonds > PPG + PNG > NFL > Current US$ 0.0 2009 62nd out of 121
Total > DOD > Current US$ 671.71 million DOD $ 2005 114th out of 134
Total > DOD > Current US$ > Per capita 442.77 DOD $ per capita 2005 82nd out of 134
Total > DOD > Current US$ per capita 467.59 DOD $ 2005 79th out of 132

SOURCES: World Bank, Global Development Finance.; Wikipedia: List of countries by external debt; World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. 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.

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