household debts in Rwanda

Gross debt in Rwanda

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

The gross debt in Rwanda in the period from 1998 to 2021 was between 746.7 million and 7.4 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at seven billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 547 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 33,695 USD.

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Gross debt of the last 23 years in billion USD

YearRwanda totalRwanda per capitaEU per capita
19981.39 bn USD200 USD14,079 USD
19991.69 bn USD225 USD14,032 USD
20001.78 bn USD224 USD11,232 USD
20011.65 bn USD201 USD11,255 USD
20021.81 bn USD215 USD12,258 USD
20031.70 bn USD199 USD15,286 USD
20041.92 bn USD221 USD17,595 USD
20051.73 bn USD196 USD18,327 USD
20060.75 bn USD83 USD18,877 USD
20070.90 bn USD97 USD20,898 USD
20080.95 bn USD99 USD24,086 USD
20091.05 bn USD107 USD25,361 USD
20101.15 bn USD115 USD26,496 USD
20111.29 bn USD125 USD29,231 USD
20121.46 bn USD138 USD28,174 USD
20132.04 bn USD189 USD29,981 USD
20142.33 bn USD210 USD30,648 USD
20152.77 bn USD238 USD25,918 USD
20163.18 bn USD266 USD26,261 USD
20173.82 bn USD313 USD27,024 USD
20184.33 bn USD346 USD28,448 USD
20195.16 bn USD402 USD27,168 USD
20206.68 bn USD508 USD30,783 USD
20217.37 bn USD547 USD33,695 USD

Comparison of gross debt per capita with the European Union in U.S. dollars

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