* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

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

The average for 2019 based on 121 countries was 11.41 percent.The highest value was in Somalia: 59.16 percent and the lowest value was in Burkina Faso: 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
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
59.16
57.01
41.23
36.73
34.29
33.25
32.92
31.72
29.34
29.03
28.76
28.76
27.93
26.48
25.04
24.43
24.37
23.79
22.26
20.79
20.58
20.46
20.17
19.04
18.63
17.77
17.43
17.05
16.13
15.79
15.77
15.54
15.04
14.90
14.71
13.92
13.86
13.42
13.33
13.27
12.74
12.56
12.40
12.21
12.13
11.92
11.73
11.55
11.28
11.14
10.32
10.32
10.06
10.00
9.81
9.45
9.35
9.25
8.89
8.19
7.99
7.72
7.47
7.28
6.92
6.81
6.72
6.55
6.35
6.27
6.18
6.12
6.05
5.65
5.35
5.27
5.06
5.00
4.49
4.46
4.36
4.30
4.23
4.07
3.94
3.89
3.72
3.50
3.50
3.37
3.32
3.18
3.02
3.01
3.01
2.94
2.81
2.71
2.59
2.44
2.13
1.75
1.69
1.03
0.80
0.74
0.71
0.59
0.31
0.31
0.04
0.04
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0
14.8
29.6
44.4
59.16



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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