Saint Lucia: Short-term external debt

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 Saint Lucia

Short-term debt, percent of total external debt

 Latest value 10.72
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1981 - 2022
 Average 17.73
 Min - Max 0.00 - 61.45
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Saint Lucia from 1981 to 2022. The average value for Saint Lucia during that period was 17.73 percent with a minimum of 0 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 61.45 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2022 is 10.72 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 120 countries is 11.19 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Saint Lucia - Short-term external debt - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Saint Lucia - Short-term external debt - historical chart - 1981-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 99.27 2021 percent
 Financial openness -0.042 2021 index points
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 1.41 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 0.07 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 0.68 2021 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -2.28 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars -0.05 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, in dollars 0.03 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 0.39 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 2.36 2022 percent
 Remittances 55.20 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -53.04 2022 million USD
 External debt 40.59 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 10.72 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 25.06 2022 percent
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