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The World’s Biggest Debtor Nations

External debt (as % of GDP): 1,305%Gross external debt: $2.25 trillion2009 GDP (est): $172.5 billionExternal debt per capita: $535,529

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1. Ireland: 1,239%

External debt (as % of GDP): 1,239%

Gross external debt: $2.26 trillion
2011 GDP (est.): $182.1 billion

External debt per capita: $478,087

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