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Short-term external debt, percent of international reserves, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 96 countries was 154.34 percent.The highest value was in Zimbabwe: 11529.88 percent and the lowest value was in Cape Verde: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Short-term debt to reserves, 2020 Global rank Available data
Zimbabwe 11529.88 1 1970 - 2020
Panama 371.04 2 1970 - 2020
Sri Lanka 148.24 3 1970 - 2020
Turkey 148.04 4 1970 - 2020
Belarus 136.39 5 1994 - 2020
Tunisia 108.37 6 1970 - 2020
Argentina 108.13 7 1970 - 2020
Mauritius 85.66 8 1977 - 2020
Ukraine 82.63 9 1992 - 2020
Pakistan 81.33 10 1970 - 2020
Mauritania 72.01 11 1971 - 2020
Laos 70.71 12 1988 - 2020
Mongolia 68.6 13 1992 - 2020
Ghana 65.15 14 1970 - 2020
Armenia 61.28 15 1993 - 2020
El Salvador 60.7 16 1977 - 2020
Moldova 59.36 17 1992 - 2020
Georgia 59.35 18 1995 - 2020
Zambia 56.29 19 1970 - 2020
Costa Rica 54.51 20 1970 - 2020
South Africa 50.52 21 1994 - 2020
Paraguay 50.13 22 1972 - 2020
Tajikistan 49.89 23 1997 - 2020
Yemen 48.58 24 1990 - 2020
Angola 46.27 25 1995 - 2020
Jamaica 45.32 26 1970 - 2020
Mozambique 44.7 27 1984 - 2020
Djibouti 36.84 28 1984 - 2020
China 36.82 29 1982 - 2020
North Macedonia 36.44 30 1993 - 2020
Nicaragua 36.38 31 1970 - 2020
Maldives 35.44 32 1978 - 2020
Grenada 34.83 33 1977 - 2020
Romania 34.04 34 1980 - 2020
Saint Lucia 33.65 35 1981 - 2020
Indonesia 32.73 36 1970 - 2020
Bulgaria 31.37 37 1991 - 2020
Egypt 30.68 38 1970 - 2020
Malawi 30.01 39 1970 - 2020
Thailand 28.99 40 1970 - 2020
Kazakhstan 28.16 41 1993 - 2020
Vietnam 28.05 42 1995 - 2020
Kenya 27.64 43 1970 - 2020
Sierra Leone 25.88 44 1970 - 2020
Bangladesh 25.45 45 1972 - 2020
Mexico 24.97 46 1970 - 2020
Colombia 24.05 47 1970 - 2020
Lebanon 23.93 48 1977 - 2020
Morocco 22.63 49 1970 - 2020
Rwanda 20.94 50 1976 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 20.02 51 1970 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 19.64 52 1993 - 2020
Brazil 19.4 53 1970 - 2020
Cambodia 17.73 54 1993 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 17.71 55 1995 - 2020
DR Congo 17.54 56 1970 - 2020
India 17.54 57 1970 - 2020
Montenegro 14.82 58 2007 - 2020
Serbia 14.19 59 2006 - 2020
Albania 13.91 60 1993 - 2020
Madagascar 13.79 61 1973 - 2020
Peru 13.75 62 1970 - 2020
Ethiopia 13.43 63 1970 - 2020
Ecuador 13.2 64 1970 - 2020
Philippines 12.92 65 1970 - 2020
Bolivia 11 66 1970 - 2020
Dominica 10.62 67 1981 - 2020
Russia 9.61 68 1993 - 2020
Guinea 9.6 69 1991 - 2020
Guyana 7.98 70 1972 - 2020
Honduras 7.61 71 1976 - 2020
Uzbekistan 6.84 72 1999 - 2020
Guatemala 6.66 73 1970 - 2020
Gambia 6.63 74 1977 - 2020
Vanuatu 6.26 75 1983 - 2020
Azerbaijan 5.92 76 1993 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 5.44 77 1999 - 2020
Swaziland 4.84 78 1977 - 2020
Afghanistan 4.43 79 2008 - 2020
Botswana 4.41 80 1976 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 4.05 81 1978 - 2020
Nepal 3.14 82 1977 - 2020
Algeria 3 83 1977 - 2020
Belize 2.3 84 1977 - 2020
Fiji 1.99 85 1976 - 2020
Burma 0.89 86 1973 - 2020
Comoros 0.4 87 1980 - 2020
Burundi 0.29 88 1977 - 2020
Bhutan 0.1 89 1985 - 2020
Cape Verde 0 90 1981 - 2020
Haiti 0 91 1975 - 2020
Liberia 0 92 1974 - 2020
Nigeria 0 93 1970 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 0 94 1981 - 2020
Samoa 0 95 1974 - 2020
Tonga 0 96 1985 - 2020


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 reserves includes gold.
11529.88
371.04
148.24
148.04
136.39
108.37
108.13
85.66
82.63
81.33
72.01
70.71
68.60
65.15
61.28
60.70
59.36
59.35
56.29
54.51
50.52
50.13
49.89
48.58
46.27
45.32
44.70
36.84
36.82
36.44
36.38
35.44
34.83
34.04
33.65
32.73
31.37
30.68
30.01
28.99
28.16
28.05
27.64
25.88
25.45
24.97
24.05
23.93
22.63
20.94
20.02
19.64
19.40
17.73
17.71
17.54
17.54
14.82
14.19
13.91
13.79
13.75
13.43
13.20
12.92
11.00
10.62
9.61
9.60
7.98
7.61
6.84
6.66
6.63
6.26
5.92
5.44
4.84
4.43
4.41
4.05
3.14
3.00
2.30
1.99
0.89
0.40
0.29
0.10
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
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