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Economy > Reserves > Total reserves > Includes gold, current US$, % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total reserves (includes gold, current US$). Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. 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 166.38% 2009
2 Lebanon 122.32% 2012
3 Hong Kong 120.55% 2012
4 Singapore 96.8% 2012
5 Algeria 96.46% 2012
6 Saudi Arabia 94.75% 2012
7 Switzerland 84.04% 2012
8 East Timor 68.35% 2012
9 Turkmenistan 61.74% 1999
10 Bhutan 53.65% 2012
11 Botswana 52.93% 2012
12 Bolivia 51.5% 2012
13 Thailand 49.59% 2012
14 Solomon Islands 49.47% 2012
15 Malaysia 46.04% 2012
16 Lesotho 42% 2012
17 Trinidad and Tobago 41.26% 2012
18 Republic of the Congo 40.57% 2012
19 China 40.53% 2012
20 Bulgaria 40.19% 2012
21 Mongolia 40.17% 2012
22 Serbia 38.42% 2012
23 Macau 38.09% 2012
24 San Marino 37.2% 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 35.95% 2011
25 Hungary 35.59% 2012
26 Saint Kitts and Nevis 35.2% 2012
27 Afghanistan 35.18% 2011
28 Cambodia 35.08% 2012
29 Syria 34.88% 2010
30 Moldova 34.67% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 33.73% 2011
31 Philippines 33.49% 2012
32 Iraq 33.44% 2012
33 Comoros 32.73% 2012
34 Peru 32.57% 2012
35 Tonga 32.32% 2012
36 Kyrgyzstan 31.93% 2012
37 Iceland 30.69% 2012
38 Guyana 30.31% 2012
39 Republic of Macedonia 30.07% 2012
40 Seychelles 29.85% 2012
41 Angola 29.26% 2012
42 Mauritius 29.1% 2012
43 South Korea 29.01% 2012
44 Israel 29% 2011
45 Nepal 28.77% 2012
46 Denmark 28.54% 2012
47 Jordan 28.26% 2012
48 Liberia 28.14% 2012
49 Uruguay 27.73% 2012
50 Romania 27.58% 2012
51 Russia 26.69% 2012
52 Aruba 26.69% 2011
53 Latvia 26.57% 2012
54 Croatia 26.23% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 26.14% 2012
55 Papua New Guinea 25.78% 2012
56 The Gambia 25.75% 2012
57 Bosnia and Herzegovina 25.75% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 25.25% 2012
58 Samoa 24.91% 2012
59 Equatorial Guinea 24.85% 2012
60 Fiji 23.73% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 23.56% 2012
61 Federated States of Micronesia 23.47% 2012
62 Mauritania 23.07% 2012
63 Czech Republic 22.94% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 22.86% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 22.52% 2012
64 Poland 22.23% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 22.13% 2012
65 Vanuatu 22.1% 2011
66 Barbados 22.05% 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 21.78% 2007
South Asia average (profile) 21.73% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 21.65% 2012
67 Suriname 21.29% 2012
68 Japan 21.28% 2012
69 Oman 20.53% 2011
70 Brunei 20.34% 2012
71 Mozambique 20.3% 2012
72 Lithuania 20.27% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 20.09% 2011
73 Albania 19.82% 2012
74 Cape Verde 19.81% 2012
75 Swaziland 19.78% 2012
76 Dominica 19.72% 2012
77 Paraguay 19.59% 2012
78 Sao Tome and Principe 19.58% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 19.57% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 19.56% 2012
79 Saint Lucia 19.56% 2012
80 Tunisia 19.09% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 19.03% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 18.78% 2012
81 Kuwait 18.45% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 18.41% 2012
82 Guinea-Bissau 18.34% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 18.28% 1999
83 Morocco 18.27% 2012
84 Armenia 18.16% 2012
85 Georgia 18.15% 2012
86 Nigeria 18.11% 2012
87 Vietnam 18.05% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 18.04% 2011
88 Nicaragua 17.96% 2012
89 Kosovo 17.76% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 17.67% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 17.3% 2011
90 Yemen 17.26% 2012
Europe average (profile) 17.23% 2012
91 Brazil 16.57% 2012
92 Bahrain 16.44% 2011
93 Azerbaijan 16.41% 2012
94 Haiti 16.4% 2012
95 Belize 16.38% 2011
96 India 16.31% 2012
97 Uganda 15.93% 2012
98 Cote d'Ivoire 15.92% 2012
99 Djibouti 15.58% 2007
100 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 15.58% 2012
101 Chile 15.53% 2012
102 Niger 15.45% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 15.32% 2011
103 Kenya 15.3% 2012
104 Costa Rica 15.19% 2012
105 Grenada 15.13% 2012
106 Turkey 15.1% 2012
107 Zambia 14.71% 2012
108 Senegal 14.7% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 14.68% 2012
failed states average (profile) 14.63% 2011
109 Tanzania 14.34% 2012
110 Ghana 14.33% 2012
111 Laos 14.32% 2011
112 Maldives 14.32% 2012
113 Mexico 14.18% 2012
114 Kazakhstan 14.12% 2012
115 Ukraine 13.93% 2012
116 Antigua and Barbuda 13.78% 2012
117 Honduras 13.66% 2012
118 Cameroon 13.53% 2012
119 Jamaica 13.45% 2012
120 El Salvador 13.39% 2012
121 Namibia 13.36% 2012
122 Guatemala 13.24% 2012
123 South Africa 13.19% 2012
124 Mali 13.01% 2012
125 Indonesia 12.84% 2012
126 Belarus 12.79% 2012
127 Gabon 12.6% 2012
128 Sierra Leone 12.59% 2012
European Union average (profile) 12.57% 2012
129 Burundi 12.49% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 12.48% 2012
130 Sri Lanka 11.96% 2012
131 Madagascar 11.94% 2012
132 Rwanda 11.94% 2012
133 Togo 11.58% 2012
134 Bangladesh 11.03% 2012
135 Montenegro 10.84% 2012
136 United Arab Emirates 10.69% 2011
137 Portugal 10.67% 2012
138 New Zealand 10.51% 2012
139 Chad 10.49% 2012
140 The Bahamas 10.39% 2012
141 Norway 10.38% 2012
142 Colombia 10.01% 2012
143 Sweden 9.94% 2012
144 Burkina Faso 9.81% 2012
145 Qatar 9.8% 2011
146 Benin 9.43% 2012
147 Argentina 9.19% 2012
148 Democratic Republic of the Congo 9.14% 2012
149 Tajikistan 9.03% 2012
150 Italy 9.02% 2012
151 Malta 8.08% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 8.06% 2012
152 Venezuela 7.73% 2012
153 Central African Republic 7.38% 2012
154 Germany 7.32% 2012
155 Uzbekistan 7.27% 1999
156 Netherlands 7.1% 2012
157 France 7.06% 2012
158 Austria 6.81% 2012
159 Panama 6.8% 2012
160 Belgium 6.36% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 6.34% 2012
161 Iran 6.32% 1982
162 Egypt 6.09% 2012
163 Dominican Republic 6.07% 2012
164 Pakistan 5.92% 2012
165 Malawi 5.74% 2012
166 Ethiopia 5.53% 2009
167 Cyprus 5.18% 2012
168 Finland 4.43% 2012
169 Eritrea 4.4% 2011
170 United Kingdom 4.32% 2012
171 Canada 3.76% 2012
172 Spain 3.75% 2012
173 United States 3.66% 2012
174 Australia 3.23% 2012
175 Ecuador 2.96% 2012
176 Greece 2.91% 2012
177 Slovakia 2.75% 2012
178 Guinea 2.24% 2011
179 Somalia 2.12% 1989
180 Slovenia 2.1% 2012
181 Luxembourg 1.73% 2012
182 Zimbabwe 1.69% 2005
183 Estonia 1.38% 2012
184 Ireland 0.812% 2012
185 Sudan 0.328% 2012

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

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