household debts in Jordan

Gross debt in Jordan

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 Jordan in the period from 1998 to 2021 was between 8.4 billion and 42.0 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 42 billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 3,771 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 33,827 USD.

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Gross debt of the last 23 years in billion USD

YearJordan totalJordan per capitaEU per capita
19988.77 bn USD1,774 USD14,079 USD
19998.89 bn USD1,768 USD14,032 USD
20008.40 bn USD1,639 USD11,241 USD
20018.49 bn USD1,626 USD11,263 USD
20029.18 bn USD1,726 USD12,266 USD
20039.11 bn USD1,676 USD15,295 USD
20049.31 bn USD1,668 USD17,606 USD
20059.29 bn USD1,612 USD18,337 USD
200610.16 bn USD1,695 USD18,887 USD
200711.19 bn USD1,789 USD20,910 USD
200812.29 bn USD1,874 USD24,100 USD
200914.22 bn USD2,063 USD25,376 USD
201016.13 bn USD2,221 USD26,515 USD
201118.33 bn USD2,391 USD29,254 USD
201222.31 bn USD2,758 USD28,198 USD
201326.04 bn USD3,057 USD30,008 USD
201427.64 bn USD3,099 USD30,677 USD
201530.26 bn USD3,187 USD25,944 USD
201630.89 bn USD3,100 USD26,287 USD
201731.63 bn USD3,096 USD27,108 USD
201832.55 bn USD3,112 USD28,543 USD
201935.10 bn USD3,281 USD27,264 USD
202038.87 bn USD3,557 USD30,919 USD
202142.04 bn USD3,771 USD33,827 USD

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

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