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List Of Countries With Highest Debt In The World

Debts exist in almost every country in some form or another. The vast majority of debts are used to supplement what countries receive in local taxes, and the vast majority of debts are used to build infrastructure. Unfortunately, the most developed countries have the highest debts, suggesting that the external debt they accumulate is an inextricable aspect of their enormous development. Countries that refuse to rely on debts usually stall in development for long periods and are unable to catch up to debt-dependent nations in terms of development.

According to the most recent World Bank estimates, Japan has the world's biggest national debt, accounting for 234 percent of its GDP, or $9.087 trillion. Greece, Portugal, Italy, Bhutan, Cyrus, Belgium, and the United States are the next countries on the list. China's debt presently stands at 54.44 percent of GDP, while Russia's debt ratio stands at 19.45 percent of GDP, making it one of the lowest in the world. The debt-to-GDP ratios in Brunei, Afghanistan, Estonia, and Botswana are the lowest in the world.

According to data, South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Angola, Sudan, Ethiopia, and South Africa are among Africa's greatest borrowers. Kenya is not one of Africa's top ten borrowers, but it is in the top twenty, and if the borrowing spree continues, it may crack the top ten. Kenya's total governmental debt is currently 69 percent of its GDP. Large infrastructure investment and the worldwide shock of Covid-19 have contributed to the rising debt. The government's debt is currently Ksh 7.712.39 trillion.

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