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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 30,798 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 USD14,079 USD
199982.06 M USD453 USD14,032 USD
200098.22 M USD531 USD11,232 USD
200195.53 M USD505 USD11,255 USD
2002101.90 M USD525 USD12,258 USD
2003120.33 M USD605 USD15,286 USD
2004111.00 M USD544 USD17,595 USD
2005103.77 M USD496 USD18,327 USD
200697.37 M USD454 USD18,877 USD
2007100.60 M USD458 USD20,898 USD
2008125.32 M USD558 USD24,086 USD
2009125.19 M USD544 USD25,361 USD
2010135.64 M USD574 USD26,496 USD
2011164.03 M USD676 USD29,231 USD
2012144.18 M USD578 USD28,174 USD
2013141.28 M USD550 USD29,981 USD
2014155.29 M USD588 USD30,648 USD
2015274.56 M USD1,013 USD25,920 USD
2016340.43 M USD1,223 USD26,262 USD
2017455.45 M USD1,595 USD27,025 USD
2018440.27 M USD1,504 USD28,454 USD
2019423.15 M USD1,411 USD27,178 USD
2020429.03 M USD1,397 USD30,798 USD


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



      Vanuatu       European Union


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