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Gross debt in Cape Verde

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 Cape Verde in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 414.5 million and 2.7 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 3 billion US Dollar was reached in 2020.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Cape Verde a debt of 4,845 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




YearCape Verde totalCape Verde per capitaEU per capita
19980.43 bn USD1,040 USD12,387 USD
19990.41 bn USD986 USD12,342 USD
20000.45 bn USD1,041 USD9,877 USD
20010.45 bn USD1,033 USD9,894 USD
20020.51 bn USD1,157 USD10,773 USD
20030.66 bn USD1,472 USD13,433 USD
20040.77 bn USD1,695 USD15,459 USD
20050.83 bn USD1,791 USD16,095 USD
20060.86 bn USD1,835 USD16,570 USD
20070.98 bn USD2,071 USD18,334 USD
20081.03 bn USD2,143 USD21,119 USD
20091.10 bn USD2,256 USD22,222 USD
20101.21 bn USD2,451 USD26,496 USD
20111.46 bn USD2,936 USD29,231 USD
20121.59 bn USD3,140 USD28,064 USD
20131.90 bn USD3,706 USD29,836 USD
20142.16 bn USD4,160 USD30,512 USD
20152.02 bn USD3,854 USD25,813 USD
20162.13 bn USD4,019 USD26,165 USD
20172.25 bn USD4,185 USD26,931 USD
20182.47 bn USD4,542 USD28,362 USD
20192.48 bn USD4,502 USD27,095 USD
20202.69 bn USD4,845 USD30,780 USD


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



      Cape Verde       European Union


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