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Gross debt in Zimbabwe

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 Zimbabwe in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 1.7 billion and 22.0 billion USD. The hightest level within the past 22 years was reached in 2019. However, the liabilities in 2020 have been only 16 billion USD

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Zimbabwe a debt of 1,046 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 of the last 22 years in billion USD




YearZimbabwe totalZimbabwe per capitaEU per capita
19981.76 bn USD150 USD12,387 USD
19991.83 bn USD154 USD12,342 USD
20001.77 bn USD149 USD9,877 USD
20011.73 bn USD145 USD9,894 USD
20021.95 bn USD163 USD10,773 USD
20032.51 bn USD210 USD13,433 USD
20051.90 bn USD158 USD16,095 USD
20062.15 bn USD177 USD16,570 USD
20072.36 bn USD193 USD18,334 USD
20082.70 bn USD218 USD21,119 USD
20095.67 bn USD453 USD22,222 USD
20105.73 bn USD451 USD26,496 USD
20116.04 bn USD469 USD29,231 USD
20126.55 bn USD499 USD28,064 USD
20137.05 bn USD528 USD29,836 USD
20148.23 bn USD606 USD30,512 USD
20159.48 bn USD686 USD25,813 USD
201610.09 bn USD719 USD26,165 USD
20179.57 bn USD672 USD26,931 USD
201811.14 bn USD771 USD28,362 USD
201921.97 bn USD1,500 USD27,095 USD
202015.55 bn USD1,046 USD30,780 USD


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



      Zimbabwe       European Union


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