household debts in El Salvador

Gross debt in El Salvador

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 El Salvador in the period from 1998 to 2021 was between 2.9 billion and 17.0 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 17 billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 2,685 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

YearEl Salvador totalEl Salvador per capitaEU per capita
19982.86 bn USD494 USD14,079 USD
19993.20 bn USD548 USD14,032 USD
20003.60 bn USD611 USD11,232 USD
20014.31 bn USD727 USD11,255 USD
20025.09 bn USD854 USD12,258 USD
20035.64 bn USD941 USD15,286 USD
20046.05 bn USD1,004 USD17,595 USD
20056.46 bn USD1,067 USD18,327 USD
20067.03 bn USD1,157 USD18,877 USD
20077.06 bn USD1,156 USD20,898 USD
20087.45 bn USD1,215 USD24,086 USD
20098.85 bn USD1,438 USD25,361 USD
20109.20 bn USD1,488 USD26,496 USD
20119.77 bn USD1,572 USD29,231 USD
201210.98 bn USD1,760 USD28,174 USD
201310.82 bn USD1,726 USD29,981 USD
201411.21 bn USD1,781 USD30,648 USD
201511.64 bn USD1,868 USD25,918 USD
201611.99 bn USD1,919 USD26,261 USD
201712.18 bn USD1,943 USD27,024 USD
201812.55 bn USD1,999 USD28,448 USD
201913.03 bn USD2,075 USD27,168 USD
202015.57 bn USD2,474 USD30,783 USD
202116.95 bn USD2,685 USD33,695 USD

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

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