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Gross debt in the Gambia

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 the Gambia in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 303.8 million and 1.6 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 2 billion US Dollar was reached in 2020.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in the Gambia a debt of 645 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 for the last 22 years in millions of USD




YearGambia totalGambia per capitaEU per capita
1998606.34 M USD490 USD12,387 USD
1999571.67 M USD448 USD12,342 USD
2000573.49 M USD435 USD9,877 USD
2001517.14 M USD380 USD9,894 USD
2002542.82 M USD387 USD10,773 USD
2003446.59 M USD308 USD13,433 USD
2004470.57 M USD314 USD15,459 USD
2005515.55 M USD334 USD16,095 USD
2006572.17 M USD360 USD16,570 USD
2007303.76 M USD185 USD18,334 USD
2008381.76 M USD226 USD21,119 USD
2009563.64 M USD324 USD22,222 USD
2010662.82 M USD370 USD26,496 USD
2011694.14 M USD376 USD29,231 USD
2012700.31 M USD368 USD28,064 USD
2013801.21 M USD408 USD29,836 USD
2014873.97 M USD432 USD30,512 USD
2015956.03 M USD458 USD25,813 USD
20161,201.74 M USD559 USD26,165 USD
20171,309.39 M USD591 USD26,931 USD
20181,413.57 M USD620 USD28,362 USD
20191,460.18 M USD622 USD27,095 USD
20201,559.61 M USD645 USD30,780 USD


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



      Gambia       European Union


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