Benin: Short-term debt, percent of total external debt
For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Benin from 1970 to 2018. The average value for Benin during that period was 8.38 percent with a minimum of 1.51 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 26.83 percent in 2011.
The latest value from 2018 is 1.51 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 120
countries is 11.70 percent.
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Definition: Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in 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.