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Short-term debt, percent of total external debt, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 118 countries was 11.17 percent.The highest value was in Somalia: 59.03 percent and the lowest value was in Burkina Faso: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Short-term external debt in Europe
Short-term external debt in Asia
Short-term external debt in Africa
Short-term external debt in North America
Short-term external debt in South America
Short-term external debt in Australia
Short-term external debt in the European union
Short-term external debt in Sub Sahara Africa
Short-term external debt in MENA
Short-term external debt in South East Asia
Short-term external debt in Latin America


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