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Gross debt in Cameroon

The government gross debt refers to the total of all sums of money that have to be paid to other countries, communities or institutions. On the other hand not included in the gross debt are the demands of a country to foreign ones.

The gross debt in Cameroon in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 3.1 billion and 16.4 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 16 billion US Dollar was reached in 2020.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Cameroon a debt of 618 USD per person. For comparison: The average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 30,780 USD.


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Gross debt of the last 22 years in billion USD




YearCameroon totalCameroon per capitaEU per capita
19987.77 bn USD528 USD12,387 USD
19998.27 bn USD547 USD12,342 USD
20008.00 bn USD516 USD9,877 USD
20016.81 bn USD427 USD9,894 USD
20027.00 bn USD428 USD10,773 USD
20038.21 bn USD489 USD13,433 USD
20049.72 bn USD563 USD15,459 USD
20058.55 bn USD482 USD16,095 USD
20063.83 bn USD210 USD16,570 USD
20073.30 bn USD176 USD18,334 USD
20083.08 bn USD160 USD21,119 USD
20093.13 bn USD158 USD22,222 USD
20103.85 bn USD189 USD26,496 USD
20114.61 bn USD220 USD29,231 USD
20124.49 bn USD209 USD28,064 USD
20136.14 bn USD278 USD29,836 USD
20147.84 bn USD345 USD30,512 USD
20158.36 bn USD359 USD25,813 USD
20169.17 bn USD383 USD26,165 USD
201711.06 bn USD450 USD26,931 USD
201813.71 bn USD544 USD28,362 USD
201914.64 bn USD566 USD27,095 USD
202016.41 bn USD618 USD30,780 USD


Comparison of the gross debt per capita with the European Union in Euro



      Cameroon       European Union


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