household debts in Samoa

Gross debt in Samoa

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 Samoa in the period from 1998 to 2021 was between 144.9 million and 464.5 million USD. The hightest level within the past 23 years was reached in 2015. However, the liabilities in 2021 have been only 391 million USD

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 1,786 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 for the last 23 years in millions of USD

YearSamoa totalSamoa per capitaEU per capita
1998158.85 M USD919 USD14,079 USD
1999153.86 M USD886 USD14,032 USD
2000150.03 M USD860 USD11,241 USD
2001146.88 M USD837 USD11,263 USD
2002144.87 M USD821 USD12,266 USD
2003144.90 M USD816 USD15,295 USD
2004167.46 M USD938 USD17,606 USD
2005159.00 M USD885 USD18,337 USD
2006169.43 M USD937 USD18,887 USD
2007179.50 M USD986 USD20,910 USD
2008174.50 M USD952 USD24,100 USD
2009194.45 M USD1,054 USD25,376 USD
2010267.12 M USD1,437 USD26,515 USD
2011306.11 M USD1,633 USD29,254 USD
2012387.22 M USD2,048 USD28,198 USD
2013416.45 M USD2,184 USD30,008 USD
2014415.29 M USD2,161 USD30,677 USD
2015464.54 M USD2,282 USD25,944 USD
2016413.48 M USD2,012 USD26,287 USD
2017413.08 M USD1,989 USD27,108 USD
2018433.99 M USD2,070 USD28,543 USD
2019404.35 M USD1,908 USD27,264 USD
2020375.24 M USD1,746 USD30,919 USD
2021390.71 M USD1,786 USD33,827 USD

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

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