Gross debt in South SudanThe 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 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 three billion USD
Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 289 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 26,261 USD.
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Gross debt of the last 4 years in billion USD
|Year||South Sudan total||South Sudan per capita||EU per capita|
|2012||1.06 bn USD||105 USD||28,174 USD|
|2013||3.24 bn USD||313 USD||29,981 USD|
|2014||5.25 bn USD||498 USD||30,648 USD|
|2015||7.11 bn USD||635 USD||25,918 USD|
|2016||3.19 bn USD||289 USD||26,261 USD|