Bulgaria External Debt 1981-2022

Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt. Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Bulgaria external debt for 2019 was $40,501,402,415, a 0.99% increase from 2018.
  • Bulgaria external debt for 2018 was $40,103,457,338, a 2.16% decline from 2017.
  • Bulgaria external debt for 2017 was $40,989,018,777, a 2.49% increase from 2016.
  • Bulgaria external debt for 2016 was $39,994,027,753, a 0.95% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Bulgaria External Debt - Historical Data
Year Current US $ Annual % Change
2019 $40,501,402,415 0.99%
2018 $40,103,457,338 -2.16%
2017 $40,989,018,777 2.49%
2016 $39,994,027,753 -0.95%
2015 $40,378,595,625 -14.22%
2014 $47,074,927,807 -8.86%
2013 $51,652,241,448 0.43%
2012 $51,428,609,097 7.73%
2011 $47,739,502,726 -5.83%
2010 $50,697,349,715 -8.95%
2009 $55,682,965,449 4.93%
2008 $53,067,247,242 21.10%
2007 $43,822,454,675 56.47%
2006 $28,007,279,112 51.33%
2005 $18,507,353,592 11.35%
2004 $16,620,274,378 16.55%
2003 $14,259,733,783 15.81%
2002 $12,313,486,730 9.21%
2001 $11,274,814,332 -6.11%
2000 $12,008,623,065 1.81%
1999 $11,794,851,857 3.42%
1998 $11,404,629,615 2.75%
1997 $11,099,448,178 7.05%
1996 $10,368,413,942 -0.10%
1995 $10,378,823,642 5.60%
1994 $9,828,532,996 -19.29%
1993 $12,177,634,745 2.86%
1992 $11,838,561,987 0.83%
1991 $11,741,672,281 7.82%
1990 $10,889,618,418 7.42%
1989 $10,137,085,438 13.34%
1988 $8,943,895,641 8.21%
1987 $8,265,581,747 40.91%
1986 $5,866,004,143 52.30%
1985 $3,851,537,193 49.06%
1984 $2,583,927,137 48.62%
1983 $1,738,593,873 32.40%
1982 $1,313,089,665 69.93%
1981 $772,737,948 69.93%