Foreign debt reached 11,189 USD bil in 2017 in Uganda, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 17.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign debt in Uganda reached an all time high of 11,189 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 152 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Uganda's main peers, foreign debt in Kenya amounted to 26,424 USD bil, 3,338 USD bil in Rwanda and 5,128 USD bil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Uganda has been ranked 57th within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 26 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.