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Economy > Debt > Interest payments on external debt, long-term > INT, current US$, % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Interest payments on external debt, long-term (INT, current US$). Interest payments on long-term debt are actual amounts of interest paid by the borrower in currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in currency, goods, or services. 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 Jamaica 4.63% 2012
2 Hungary 4.42% 2012
3 Belize 3.93% 2011
4 Lebanon 3.46% 2012
5 Bhutan 3.24% 2012
6 Mexico 2.73% 2012
7 Serbia 2.62% 2012
8 Georgia 2.59% 2012
9 Ukraine 2.54% 2012
10 Zimbabwe 2.52% 2012
11 El Salvador 2.11% 2012
12 Montenegro 2.07% 2012
13 Panama 1.91% 2012
14 Peru 1.69% 2012
15 Dominica 1.63% 2012
16 Cote d'Ivoire 1.54% 2012
17 Bulgaria 1.47% 2012
18 Azerbaijan 1.38% 2012
19 Romania 1.37% 2012
20 Belarus 1.34% 2012
21 Tajikistan 1.34% 2012
22 Tunisia 1.34% 2012
23 Nicaragua 1.33% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 1.33% 2012
24 Mauritania 1.3% 2012
25 Republic of Macedonia 1.29% 2012
26 Costa Rica 1.29% 2012
27 Armenia 1.25% 2012
28 Philippines 1.19% 2012
29 Seychelles 1.13% 2012
30 Venezuela 1.12% 2012
31 Turkey 1.08% 2012
32 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.07% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 1.07% 2012
33 Guatemala 1.04% 2012
34 Grenada 1.04% 2012
35 Kazakhstan 1.01% 2012
36 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.01% 2012
37 Colombia 0.984% 2012
38 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.938% 2012
39 Dominican Republic 0.921% 2012
40 Kyrgyzstan 0.889% 2012
41 Saint Lucia 0.882% 2012
42 Sri Lanka 0.866% 2012
43 Vietnam 0.859% 2012
44 Papua New Guinea 0.835% 2012
45 South Africa 0.832% 2012
46 Morocco 0.816% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 0.808% 2011
47 Ecuador 0.802% 2012
48 Solomon Islands 0.798% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 0.782% 2012
49 Indonesia 0.773% 2012
50 Djibouti 0.768% 2007
51 Moldova 0.747% 2012
52 Senegal 0.721% 2012
53 Samoa 0.698% 2012
54 Cape Verde 0.694% 2012
55 Gabon 0.694% 2012
56 Fiji 0.688% 2012
57 Argentina 0.681% 2012
58 The Gambia 0.668% 2012
59 Malaysia 0.648% 2012
60 Albania 0.637% 2012
61 Brazil 0.633% 2012
62 Tonga 0.62% 2012
63 Mongolia 0.614% 2012
64 Jordan 0.61% 2012
65 Laos 0.605% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 0.564% 2012
66 Angola 0.56% 2012
67 Paraguay 0.554% 2012
68 Kosovo 0.527% 2012
69 Honduras 0.479% 2012
70 Guyana 0.472% 2012
71 Ghana 0.471% 2012
72 Maldives 0.469% 2012
73 Kenya 0.457% 2012
74 Somalia 0.448% 1990
75 India 0.442% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 0.425% 2012
76 Swaziland 0.403% 2012
77 Comoros 0.382% 2012
78 Lesotho 0.374% 2012
79 Thailand 0.37% 2012
80 Uzbekistan 0.337% 2012
81 Pakistan 0.334% 2012
82 Cambodia 0.314% 2012
83 Bolivia 0.295% 2012
84 Zambia 0.285% 2012
85 Egypt 0.279% 2012
86 Eritrea 0.274% 2012
failed states average (profile) 0.271% 2011
87 Mozambique 0.268% 2012
88 Bangladesh 0.256% 2012
89 Mauritius 0.252% 2012
90 Guinea 0.246% 2012
91 Togo 0.244% 2012
92 Cameroon 0.241% 2012
93 Ethiopia 0.239% 2012
94 Mali 0.229% 2012
95 Malawi 0.22% 2012
96 Tanzania 0.211% 2012
97 Benin 0.209% 2012
98 Yemen 0.205% 2012
99 Burkina Faso 0.199% 2012
100 Sao Tome and Principe 0.179% 2012
101 Madagascar 0.173% 2012
102 Nepal 0.169% 2012
103 Republic of the Congo 0.169% 2012
104 Vanuatu 0.157% 2012
105 Niger 0.15% 2012
106 Chad 0.147% 2012
107 Sierra Leone 0.147% 2012
108 Uganda 0.142% 2012
109 Botswana 0.141% 2012
110 Sudan 0.132% 2012
111 Burundi 0.121% 2012
112 Rwanda 0.116% 2012
113 Central African Republic 0.0879% 2012
114 China 0.0877% 2012
115 Guinea-Bissau 0.0623% 2012
116 Liberia 0.0608% 2012
117 Nigeria 0.0548% 2012
118 Algeria 0.0496% 2012
119 Afghanistan 0.0493% 2011
120 Haiti 0.0398% 2012
121 Turkmenistan 0.0215% 2012
122 Iran 0.0214% 2011
123 Syria 0.0 2012

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