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This entry gives the total public and private debt owed to nonresidents repayable in internationally accepted currencies, goods, or services. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.
Country Comparison to the World
Country
Debt - external
Afghanistan $1.28 billion (FY10/11)
$2.7 billion (FY08/09)
Albania $6.108 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$5.838 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Algeria $5.278 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$5.639 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
American Samoa $NA
Andorra $NA
Angola $22.71 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$21.85 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Anguilla $8.8 million (1998)
Antigua and Barbuda $441.2 million (31 December 2012)
$458 million (June 2010)
Argentina $111.5 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$113.7 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Armenia $7.839 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$7.633 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Aruba $533.4 million (2005 est.)
Australia $1.506 trillion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.497 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
Austria $812 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
$786.1 billion (31 December 2011)
Azerbaijan $9.552 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$9.11 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Bahamas, The $17.56 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$16.35 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Bahrain $28.82 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$27.54 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Bangladesh $30.69 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$29.53 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Barbados $4.49 billion (2010 est.)
$668 million (2003 est.)
Belarus $1.204 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.225 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Belgium $1.424 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$1.417 trillion (31 December 2011)
Belize $1.048 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.033 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Benin $1.236 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.123 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Bermuda $1.4 billion (2012 est.)
Bhutan $1.275 billion (2011)
$836 million (2009)
Bolivia $7.429 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$6.89 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina $11.14 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$10.81 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Botswana $2.416 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$2.443 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Brazil $475.9 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$438.9 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
British Virgin Islands $36.1 million (1997)
Brunei $0 (2005)
Bulgaria $37.85 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$36.52 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Burkina Faso $2.863 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$2.607 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Burma $5.379 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$5.591 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Burundi $677.2 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$641.9 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Cabo Verde $1.328 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.18 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Cambodia $4.912 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$4.567 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Cameroon $3.455 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$3.207 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Canada $1.331 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$1.191 trillion (31 December 2011)
Central African Republic $634.2 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$632.7 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Chad $1.828 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.794 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Chile $119 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$112.7 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
China $784.8 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$737 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Colombia $85.83 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$80.72 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Comoros $142.9 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$136.1 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the $6.874 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$6.087 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Congo, Republic of the $3.274 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$2.999 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Cook Islands $141 million (1996 est.)
Costa Rica $15.1 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$13.81 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire $8.959 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$8.096 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Croatia $60.47 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$61.39 billion (2012 est.)
Cuba $23.44 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$22.51 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Cyprus $95.28 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$103.5 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Czech Republic $102.1 billion (30 September 2013 est.)
$101.9 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Denmark $586.7 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
$571.4 billion (31 December 2011)
Djibouti $821.6 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$773.9 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Dominica $274.9 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$272.1 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Dominican Republic $18.01 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$16.33 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Ecuador $19.91 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$17.68 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Egypt $48.76 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$38.69 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
El Salvador $14.44 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$13.56 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Equatorial Guinea $2.104 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.858 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Eritrea $1.094 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.057 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Estonia $26.74 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$25.69 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Ethiopia $11.99 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$10.03 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
European Union $15.95 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$14.78 trillion (31 December 2011)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) $NA
Faroe Islands $888.8 million (2010)
$68.1 million (2006)
Fiji $779.9 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$685.5 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Finland $586.9 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
$478.5 billion (31 December 2011)
France $5.371 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$5.004 trillion (31 December 2011)
French Polynesia $NA
Gabon $3.433 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$3.196 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Gambia, The $517.7 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$481.5 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Gaza Strip see entry for West Bank
Georgia $11.74 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$11.67 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Germany $5.717 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$5.338 trillion (31 December 2011)
Ghana $14.68 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$12.64 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Gibraltar $NA
Greece $568.7 billion (30 September 2013 est.)
$577.2 billion (2012)
Greenland $36.4 million (2010)
$58 million (2009)
Grenada $538 million (2010 est.)
$542 million (2009 est.)
Guam $NA
Guatemala $17.67 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$16.61 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Guernsey $NA
Guinea $2.584 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
$3.139 billion (31 December 2011 est.)
Guinea-Bissau $1.095 billion (31 December 2010 est.)
$941.5 million (31 December 2000 est.)
Guyana $1.846 billion (31 December 2011 est.)
$1.846 billion (31 December 2011 est.)
Haiti $1.118 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$957.6 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Honduras $6.173 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$5.233 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Hong Kong $1.109 trillion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.03 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
Hungary $170.3 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$169.3 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Iceland $102 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
$110.8 billion (31 December 2011 est.)
India $412.2 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$378.9 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Indonesia $223.8 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$224.1 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Iran $15.64 billion (2013 est.)
$17.25 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Iraq $59.49 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$60.2 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Ireland $2.164 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$2.213 trillion (31 December 2011)
Isle of Man $NA
Israel $96.3 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$93.98 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Italy $2.604 trillion (31 December 2013 est.)
$2.516 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
Jamaica $13.82 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$14.09 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Japan $3.017 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$3.115 trillion (31 December 2011)
Jersey $NA
Jordan $22.04 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$19.67 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Kazakhstan $131.3 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$133.5 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Kenya $11.96 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$11.06 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Kiribati $10 million (1999 est.)
Korea, North $3 billion (2012 est.)
Korea, South $430.9 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$425.1 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Kosovo $448.2 million (2013 est.)
$466 million (2012 est.)
Kuwait $34.41 billion (2013 est.)
$35.29 billion (2012 est.)
Kyrgyzstan $3.859 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$3.746 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Laos $6.69 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$6.288 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Latvia $39.87 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$39.43 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Lebanon $26.74 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$25.16 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Lesotho $794 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$779.8 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Liberia $438.1 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$349.2 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Libya $6.319 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$5.278 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Liechtenstein $0 (2001)
Lithuania $29.55 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$32.84 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Luxembourg $2.935 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$2.084 trillion (31 December 2011)
Macau $0 (2012)
Macedonia $7.451 billion (30 September 2013 est.)
$6.818 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Madagascar $3.361 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$3.116 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Malawi $1.556 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.354 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Malaysia $100.1 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$98.82 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Maldives $890.8 million (2012 est.)
$684.2 million (2011 est.)
Mali $3.349 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$3.041 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Malta $46.22 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
$43.16 billion (31 December 2011)
Marshall Islands $87 million (2008 est.)
$86.5 million (FY99/00 est.)
Mauritania $3.233 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$2.922 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Mauritius $2.894 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$2.606 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Mexico $354.9 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$286.4 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of $60.8 million (FY05 est.)
Moldova $6.218 billion (30 September, 2013 est.)
$5.984 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Monaco $NA
Mongolia $4.954 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$4.669 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Montenegro $1.7 billion (2012 est.)
$1.2 billion (2011 est.)
Montserrat $8.9 million (1997)
Morocco $36.51 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$32.15 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Mozambique $6.276 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$4.7 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Namibia $4.312 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$4.292 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Nauru $33.3 million (2004 est.)
Nepal $3.956 billion (31 December 2011 est.)
$3.673 billion (31 December 2010 est.)
Netherlands $2.504 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$2.482 trillion (31 December 2011)
New Caledonia $79 million (1998 est.)
New Zealand $81.36 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$85.18 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Nicaragua $8.16 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$7.79 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Niger $1.556 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.551 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Nigeria $15.73 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$13.4 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Niue $418,000 (2002 est.)
Norfolk Island $NA
Northern Mariana Islands $NA
Norway $720.6 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
$595.7 billion (31 December 2011)
note: Norway is a net external creditor
Oman $10.84 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$9.99 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Pakistan $52.43 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$54.5 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Palau $0 (FY99/00)
Panama $15.22 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$13.56 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Papua New Guinea $13.61 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$12.96 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Paraguay $7.013 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$5.985 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Peru $50.15 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$50.47 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
note: public debt component of total: $20.6 billion (31 December 2009)
Philippines $72.81 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$74.88 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Poland $365.2 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$364.2 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Portugal $508.3 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
$482.2 billion (31 December 2011)
Puerto Rico $56.82 billion (31 December 2010 est.)
$52.98 billion (31 December 2009 est.)
Qatar $149.4 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$139.2 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Romania $130.4 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$129.3 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Russia $714.2 billion (30 September 2013 est.)
$636.4 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Rwanda $1.656 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.153 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha $NA
Saint Kitts and Nevis $158.9 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$189.3 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Saint Lucia $446.4 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$438.7 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon $NA
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $255.3 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$265 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Samoa $368.3 million (31 December 2011 est.)
$368.3 million (31 December 2011 est.)
San Marino $NA
Sao Tome and Principe $406.8 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$313.3 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Saudi Arabia $149.4 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$136.3 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Senegal $4.375 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$4.221 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Serbia $33.6 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$33.42 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Seychelles $1.719 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.733 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Sierra Leone $1.331 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$1.172 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Singapore $1.174 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$1.088 trillion (31 December 2011 est.)
Slovakia $68.44 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
$68.61 billion (31 December 2011 est.)
Slovenia $53.9 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
$52.07 billion (31 December 2011)
Solomon Islands $255.5 million (31 December 2011 est.)
$166 million (2004)
Somalia $3.05 billion (31 December 2011 est.)
$2.942 billion (31 December 2010 est.)
South Africa $139 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$130.4 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Spain $2.278 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$2.269 trillion (31 December 2011)
Sri Lanka $33.67 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$29.39 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Sudan $40.92 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$39.54 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Suriname $860 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$810.8 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Swaziland $609.5 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$604.8 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Sweden $1.039 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$992.5 billion (31 December 2011)
Switzerland $1.544 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$1.424 trillion (31 December 2011)
Syria $9.796 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$8.394 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Taiwan $146.8 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$130.8 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Tajikistan $2.162 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$3.439 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Tanzania $13.82 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$11.82 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Thailand $86.1 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$133.7 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Togo $719 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$658.1 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Tonga $215.8 million (31 December 2013 est.)
$198.6 million (31 December 2012 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago $4.823 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$4.722 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Tunisia $26.95 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$24.6 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Turkey $359.5 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$336.7 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Turkmenistan $428.9 million (31 December 2012 est.)
$451.5 million (31 December 2011 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands $NA
Tuvalu $NA
Uganda $5.223 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$4.461 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Ukraine $138.3 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$136.5 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
United Arab Emirates $167.9 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$162.3 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
United Kingdom $9.457 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$9.961 trillion (31 December 2011)
United States $15.68 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
$15.51 trillion (31 December 2011)
note: approximately 4/5ths of US external debt is denominated in US dollars; foreign lenders have been willing to hold US dollar denominated debt instruments because they view the dollar as the world's reserve currency
Uruguay $17.61 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$16.02 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Uzbekistan $8.773 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$7.342 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Vanuatu $307.7 million (31 December 2011 est.)
$258.9 million (31 December 2010 est.)
Venezuela $74.87 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$75.75 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Vietnam $68.38 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$63.95 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Virgin Islands $NA
Wallis and Futuna $3.67 million (2004)
West Bank $1.04 billion (2010 est.)
$1.3 billion (2007 est.)
note: data include the Gaza Strip
Western Sahara $NA
World $72.82 trillion (31 December 2013 est.)
$70.43 trillion (31 December 2012 est.)
note: this figure is the sum total of all countries' external debt, both public and private
Yemen $7.806 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$7.419 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Zambia $5.985 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$5.618 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
Zimbabwe $8.445 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
$8.765 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
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