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Gross debt in South Sudan

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 South Sudan in the period from 2012 to 2016 was between 1.1 billion and 7.1 billion USD. The hightest level within the past 4 years was reached in 2015. However, the liabilities in 2016 have been only 3 billion USD

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in South Sudan a debt of 295 USD per person. For comparison: The average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 26,262 USD.


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Gross debt of the last 4 years in billion USD




YearSouth Sudan totalSouth Sudan per capitaEU per capita
20121.06 bn USD105 USD28,174 USD
20133.24 bn USD313 USD29,981 USD
20145.25 bn USD498 USD30,648 USD
20157.11 bn USD664 USD25,920 USD
20163.19 bn USD295 USD26,262 USD


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



      South Sudan       European Union


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