For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1970 to 2020. The average value for Brazil during that period was 13.52 percent with a minimum of 6.93 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 21.69 percent in 1991.
The latest value from 2020 is 12.56 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 121
countries is 10.92 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.