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Debt Statistics

Additional Data Sources

The following are links to additional and alternative data sources that may be used to complement or validate the data presented in International Debt Statistics. These include data on international financial flows compiled by other international organizations, debt related data published by low- and middle-income countries reporting to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System (DRS) and information published by creditors on their lending activities, as well as alternative data sources compiled and published by academic institutions or private entities. While every attempt has been made to identify all known information sources the list of links given below may not be exhaustive.

World Bank Debt Statistics


International Debt Statistics (IDS)

Provides comprehensive annual external debt stocks and flows data.
A colorful tree map showing the relative sizes and values of annual debt service to official bilateral creditors from DSSI eligible countries in 2020.

Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI)

Comprehensive annual external debt stocks and flows data as reported by the borrowers for 68 out of the 73 eligible countries to the 2020 DSSI.
Abstract graphic with dots and lines

Quarterly External Debt Statistics (QEDS)

Provides quarterly external debt position broken down by sector, maturity, instruments, and currency.
Abstract graphic of text and numbers

Quarterly External Debt Statistics (QPSD)

Brings together detailed public sector debt data of selected developing and high-income countries.


World Bank Debt Data Team
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