Human Development Data for the Arab States

Total debt service (% of exports of goods, services and income)

Total debt service is the sum of principal repayments and interest actually paid in foreign currency, goods, or services on long-term debt, interest paid on short-term debt, and repayments (repurchases and charges) to the IMF.

Source: World Bank, Global Development Finance.


Country/Region 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Algeria 28.2 65 .. 11.9 22.5 2 1.4 1.9 1.1
Comoros 2.9 2.9 .. 6.7 5.9 37.5 15.2 14.8 ..
Djibouti .. .. 6.1 4.9 6.9 6.9 7.2 8 7.5
Egypt 19 28.6 9.8 7.1 6.3 6.1 5.6 6.4 6
Jordan 12.3 24.4 17.6 8.3 7.5 7.2 19.7 4.8 4.9
Lebanon .. .. .. 23.8 26.2 23.7 17.6 19.9 19.1
Mauritania 17.6 30.7 .. .. 5.8 7.4 3.1 4.8 ..
Morocco 44.2 28.4 25.2 14 15.1 14.2 12.1 12.5 10.7
Somalia 6.3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Sudan 25.6 9.7 13.3 8 5 3.9 3 5.5 4.2
Syrian Arab Republic .. .. 6.8 .. .. .. 3.5 3.9 ..
Tunisia 16.2 27 21.9 13.6 15.5 12.1 7.8 10.4 10.4
Yemen .. 11.1 5.9 3.1 2.9 3.3 2.7 3.7 2.8
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) .. 17.7 11.4 6.3 5.5 4.8 3.9 4.8 4.8
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) .. .. 18.4 19.7 18.2 17.3 18 24.9 24.2
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 37.7 24.5 40.4 23 24.6 16.6 14.2 16.8 13.8
South Asia 14.7 31.6 17.4 13.8 8.7 14.5 9.6 7 6.4
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) .. .. 11.8 8.4 7.7 5.6 3.5 4.5 3.3


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