Human Development Data for the Arab States

Total debt service (% of GNI)

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 9.9 14.7 8.6 6.2 11.9 1 0.7 0.7 0.4
Comoros 0.3 0.4 1.6 1 0.9 5.6 2.3 2.2 0.8
Djibouti .. .. 2.3 2 2.8 2.5 2.8 3.1 ..
Egypt 5.8 7.3 1.8 2.5 2.3 2.2 2 1.5 1.4
Jordan 5.2 16.5 8.6 4.8 4.3 4.2 11.6 2.3 2.4
Lebanon .. 2.9 8.5 16.8 20 18.3 14.8 13.6 10.9
Mauritania 7.1 13.5 7.6 3.4 3.9 4.3 1.8 2.5 3
Morocco 7.9 7.2 7.5 4.6 5.3 5.4 4.8 3.9 3.7
Somalia 2.1 1.3 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Sudan 3.5 0.4 2.2 1.5 0.9 0.9 0.7 1 0.9
Syrian Arab Republic 2.7 9.8 2.6 2 2.5 1.7 1.3 1.2 1.1
Tunisia 6.4 12 9.3 6.6 7.7 6.8 4.8 5.1 5.6
Yemen .. 3.5 2.8 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.1 ..
Arab States .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 2.3
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) .. 4.8 4.4 2.9 2.6 2.2 1.6 1.6 1.8
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) 2.4 .. 6.9 7.4 6.9 6.3 6.9 8.5 8.5
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 6.5 4.2 9.1 6 6.6 4.3 3.6 3.6 2.9
Least Developed Countries: UN classification 3.4 3.1 3.2 2.5 2.6 2.4 1.5 1.7 1.3
South Asia 1.2 2.8 2.6 2.7 1.8 2.9 2.4 1.3 1.3
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) .. .. 4.2 3.3 3 2.3 1.5 1.5 1.2


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