Saturday, May 19, 2007

The Sobering National Debt

Wow! Check out this list of each nation's current account balance

(data source: CIA World Fact Book).

America's deficit is larger than the eight largest creditors combined!


RankCountryAmount
1China179,100,000,000
2Japan174,400,000,000
3Germany134,800,000,000
4Russia105,300,000,000
5Saudi Arabia103,800,000,000
6Norway63,330,000,000
7Switzerland50,440,000,000
8Netherlands50,170,000,000
9Kuwait40,750,000,000
10Singapore35,580,000,000
11Venezuela31,820,000,000
12Sweden28,610,000,000
13United Arab Emirates26,890,000,000
14Algeria25,800,000,000
15Hong Kong20,900,000,000
16Canada20,560,000,000
17Malaysia17,860,000,000
18Libya14,500,000,000
19Brazil13,500,000,000
20Iran13,130,000,000
21Nigeria12,590,000,000
22Qatar12,510,000,000
23Taiwan9,700,000,000
24Finland8,749,000,000
25Iraq8,134,000,000
26Angola7,700,000,000
27Oman7,097,000,000
28Belgium6,925,000,000
29Austria5,913,000,000
30Argentina5,810,000,000
31Chile5,063,000,000
32Denmark4,941,000,000
33Philippines4,900,000,000
34Luxembourg4,630,000,000
35Trinidad and Tobago3,259,000,000
36Azerbaijan2,737,000,000
37Egypt2,697,000,000
38Korea, South2,000,000,000
39Bahrain1,999,000,000
40Gabon1,807,000,000
41Botswana1,698,000,000
42Yemen1,690,000,000
43Indonesia1,636,000,000
44Peru1,515,000,000
45Israel1,463,000,000
46Uzbekistan1,410,000,000
47Burma1,247,000,000
48Congo, Republic of the1,215,000,000
49Vietnam1,029,000,000
50Ecuador727,000,000
51Bolivia688,000,000
52Papua New Guinea661,000,000
53Namibia572,000,000
54Cote d'Ivoire460,000,000
55Cameroon419,000,000
56Morocco389,000,000
57Bangladesh339,000,000
58Turkmenistan321,200,000
59Equatorial Guinea175,000,000
60British Virgin Islands134,300,000
61Kazakhstan133,000,000
62Cook Islands26,670,000
63Palau15,090,000
64Tuvalu2,323,000
65Samoa-2,428,000
66Tonga-4,321,000
67Comoros-17,000,000
68Kiribati-19,870,000
69Swaziland-23,130,000
70Sao Tome and Principe-24,400,000
71Vanuatu-28,350,000
72Micronesia, Federated States of-34,300,000
73Anguilla-42,870,000
74Cape Verde-44,430,000
75Gambia, The-54,610,000
76Burundi-57,840,000
77Haiti-58,720,000
78Tajikistan-73,950,000
79Lesotho-75,440,000
80Seychelles-78,590,000
81Antigua and Barbuda-83,400,000
82Guyana-84,300,000
83Rwanda-104,100,000
84Honduras-160,000,000
85Zambia-165,400,000
86Macedonia-167,000,000
87Belize-173,400,000
88Malawi-186,000,000
89Ghana-219,000,000
90Armenia-247,300,000
91Togo-261,900,000
92Zimbabwe-264,600,000
93Kyrgyzstan-287,300,000
94Paraguay-300,000,000
95Chad-324,100,000
96Benin-342,700,000
97Guinea-344,000,000
98Cambodia-369,000,000
99Mexico-400,100,000
100Uganda-423,000,000
101Eritrea-440,500,000
102Mozambique-444,400,000
103Fiji-465,800,000
104Panama-467,000,000
105Madagascar-504,000,000
106Laos-504,200,000
107Belarus-511,800,000
108Syria-529,000,000
109Moldova-561,000,000
110Uruguay-600,000,000
111Burkina Faso-604,600,000
112Mauritius-651,000,000
113Albania-679,900,000
114Georgia-735,000,000
115Tunisia-760,000,000
116Slovenia-789,200,000
117Nicaragua-883,000,000
118Senegal-895,200,000
119Thailand-899,400,000
120Tanzania-906,000,000
121Malta-966,200,000
122Jamaica-970,000,000
123Cyprus-1,051,000,000
124El Salvador-1,059,000,000
125Sri Lanka-1,118,000,000
126Kenya-1,119,000,000
127Dominican Republic-1,124,000,000
128Costa Rica-1,176,000,000
129Cuba-1,218,000,000
130Guatemala-1,533,000,000
131Bosnia and Herzegovina-1,730,000,000
132Estonia-1,919,000,000
133Ukraine-1,933,000,000
134Colombia-2,219,000,000
135Serbia-2,451,000,000
136Latvia-2,538,000,000
137Lithuania-2,572,000,000
138Jordan-2,834,000,000
139Croatia-2,892,000,000
140Iceland-2,932,000,000
141Ethiopia-3,384,000,000
142Slovakia-3,781,000,000
143Czech Republic-4,352,000,000
144Sudan-4,510,000,000
145Poland-4,548,000,000
146Bulgaria-5,100,000,000
147Lebanon-5,339,000,000
148Pakistan-5,486,000,000
149New Zealand-7,944,000,000
150Hungary-8,392,000,000
151Ireland-9,450,000,000
152Romania-12,450,000,000
153South Africa-12,690,000,000
154Portugal-16,750,000,000
155Greece-21,370,000,000
156Italy-23,730,000,000
157Turkey-25,990,000,000
158India-26,400,000,000
159France-38,000,000,000
160Australia-41,620,000,000
161United Kingdom-57,680,000,000
162Spain-98,600,000,000
163United States-862,300,000,000


Thanks to SMR from Gold is Money

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