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Gross debt in Vanuatu

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 Vanuatu in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 73.6 million and 455.4 million USD. The hightest level within the past 22 years was reached in 2017. However, the liabilities in 2020 have been only 429 million USD

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Vanuatu a debt of 1,397 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 for the last 22 years in millions of USD




YearVanuatu totalVanuatu per capitaEU per capita
199873.56 M USD413 USD12,387 USD
199982.06 M USD453 USD12,342 USD
200098.22 M USD531 USD9,877 USD
200195.53 M USD505 USD9,894 USD
2002101.91 M USD526 USD10,773 USD
2003120.33 M USD605 USD13,433 USD
2004111.00 M USD544 USD15,459 USD
2005103.77 M USD496 USD16,095 USD
200697.37 M USD454 USD16,570 USD
2007102.55 M USD467 USD18,334 USD
2008128.97 M USD574 USD21,119 USD
2009128.87 M USD560 USD22,222 USD
2010141.73 M USD600 USD26,496 USD
2011164.03 M USD676 USD29,231 USD
2012144.18 M USD578 USD28,064 USD
2013141.28 M USD550 USD29,836 USD
2014155.29 M USD588 USD30,512 USD
2015274.56 M USD1,013 USD25,813 USD
2016340.43 M USD1,223 USD26,165 USD
2017455.45 M USD1,595 USD26,931 USD
2018440.27 M USD1,504 USD28,362 USD
2019423.15 M USD1,411 USD27,095 USD
2020429.03 M USD1,397 USD30,780 USD


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



      Vanuatu       European Union


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