Foreign Debt (USD) rose 20.5% to USD 2,057 bil in Djibouti in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Djibouti | May 17, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 1,707 USD bil in 2016 in Djibouti, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 17 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Djibouti reached an all time high of 2,057 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 2.59 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Djibouti's main peers, foreign debt in Eritrea amounted to 796 USD bil, 23,794 USD bil in Ethiopia, 2,865 USD bil in Somalia and 7,065 USD bil in Yemen in 2016.

Djibouti has been ranked 93rd within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 12 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Foreign (or external) debt is that part of the total debt in a country that is owed to creditors outside the country.

Foreign Debt (USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Djibouti USD bil 779 812 828 950 1,233
Eritrea USD bil 1,055 994 945 908 873
Ethiopia USD bil 8,606 10,464 12,584 16,945 21,021
Kenya USD bil 10,163 11,894 13,836 16,969 19,764
Oman USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Saudi Arabia USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Somalia USD bil 3,067 3,069 3,070 2,960 2,894
Sudan USD bil 21,181 21,825 22,502 21,785 21,429
Yemen USD bil 6,429 7,748 7,611 7,844 7,295