Which Government Pays the Most on Interest Payments?

Interest Payments on Government Debt (As % of Government Expense) (%), 2016 or latest
Economy | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 102 countries in 2016, Lebanon ranked the highest in interest payments on government debt as a share of government expense with 39.0% followed by Brazil and Pakistan. On the other end of the scale was Singapore with 0.004%, East Timor with 0.010% and Estonia with 0.108%.

Data for more countries are available at Interest Payments on Government Debt (As % of Government Expense) indicator page.