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Debt Statistics


The World Bank Debt Data Team compiles and publishes a series of comprehensive debt statistics, on an annual, quarterly and monthly basis. The International Debt Statistics (IDS) include annual stocks and flows of external debt. The Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) include annual external debt stocks and monthly projected debt service data. The Quarterly External Debt Statistics (QEDS), Quarterly Public Sector Debt (QPSD), and Joint External Debt Hub (JEDH) statistics are quarterly.


International Debt Statistics (IDS)

The World Bank's annual flagship publication and database that provides aggregates and country-specific information on trends in external debt in low- and middle-income countries.

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.

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Quarterly External Debt Statistics (QEDS)

Provides quarterly external debt position broken down by sector, maturity, instruments, and currency.

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Quarterly Public Sector Debt (QPSD)

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


Joint External Debt Hub (JEDH)

The JEDH is jointly developed by the Bank for International Settlements, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the World Bank and brings together external debt data and selected foreign assets.


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