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Gross debt in Guyana

The government debt of Guyana refers to the debt of the state proper, but not its federal states, municipalities and institutions.

The government debt in the period from 1991 to 2021 was between 710.5 million and 3.5 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at three billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 4,289 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 31,701 USD.

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Gross debt of the last 30 years in billion USD

YearGuyana total% of GDPper capitaEU per capita
19910.92 bn USD265.26%1,242 USD6,198 USD
19921.18 bn USD316.16%1,578 USD7,328 USD
19951.31 bn USD210.63%1,720 USD12,276 USD
19961.04 bn USD146.97%1,363 USD13,038 USD
19970.96 bn USD128.30%1,268 USD11,925 USD
19980.87 bn USD120.76%1,149 USD11,978 USD
19990.74 bn USD107.04%992 USD11,204 USD
20000.79 bn USD110.99%1,059 USD9,175 USD
20010.72 bn USD100.63%962 USD9,104 USD
20020.76 bn USD105.08%1,024 USD10,039 USD
20030.71 bn USD95.62%954 USD12,356 USD
20040.72 bn USD91.77%969 USD14,056 USD
20050.75 bn USD90.74%1,003 USD14,655 USD
20061.77 bn USD74.50%2,376 USD15,092 USD
20071.28 bn USD46.99%1,719 USD16,757 USD
20081.44 bn USD47.60%1,928 USD19,361 USD
20091.64 bn USD51.69%2,188 USD20,190 USD
20101.80 bn USD52.52%2,406 USD21,506 USD
20111.89 bn USD51.19%2,513 USD24,311 USD
20121.80 bn USD44.30%2,383 USD23,897 USD
20131.71 bn USD41.05%2,254 USD26,085 USD
20141.58 bn USD38.28%2,070 USD26,871 USD
20151.79 bn USD41.83%2,371 USD22,892 USD
20161.97 bn USD43.84%2,589 USD23,468 USD
20172.04 bn USD42.89%2,668 USD24,441 USD
20182.25 bn USD47.03%2,867 USD26,205 USD
20192.25 bn USD43.56%2,822 USD25,151 USD
20202.79 bn USD51.08%3,506 USD28,902 USD
20213.45 bn USD42.90%4,289 USD31,701 USD

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

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