Short-term debt, percent of total external debt, 2020 - Country rankings:
The average for 2020 based on 121 countries was 10.92 percent.The highest value was in China: 52.62 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
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
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.