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Gross debt in Sao Tome and Principe

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 Sao Tome and Principe in the period from 2001 to 2020 was between 110.1 million and 403.5 million USD. The hightest level within the past 19 years was reached in 2005. However, the liabilities in 2020 have been only 385 million USD
Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Sao Tome and Principe a debt of 1,756 USD per person. For comparison: The average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 30,798 USD.
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Gross debt for the last 19 years in millions of USD


YearSao Tome and Principe totalSao Tome and Principe per capitaEU per capita
2001311.51 M USD2,152 USD11,255 USD
2002308.65 M USD2,093 USD12,258 USD
2003332.38 M USD2,210 USD15,286 USD
2004398.04 M USD2,589 USD17,595 USD
2005403.55 M USD2,563 USD18,327 USD
2006384.98 M USD2,381 USD18,877 USD
2007154.83 M USD931 USD20,898 USD
2008110.09 M USD643 USD24,086 USD
2009136.01 M USD773 USD25,361 USD
2010156.41 M USD867 USD26,496 USD
2011180.61 M USD979 USD29,231 USD
2012203.14 M USD1,078 USD28,174 USD
2013213.85 M USD1,113 USD29,981 USD
2014240.69 M USD1,230 USD30,648 USD
2015271.18 M USD1,360 USD25,920 USD
2016329.25 M USD1,620 USD26,262 USD
2017322.42 M USD1,557 USD27,025 USD
2018387.08 M USD1,834 USD28,454 USD
2019305.89 M USD1,422 USD27,178 USD
2020384.83 M USD1,756 USD30,798 USD

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


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