World Tables Variables
- Long-term debt (by debtor)
Is all external obligation of both public and private debtors with maturity of more than one year. It comprises both publicly guaranteed and nonguaranteed debt.
- Central govemment
Is the borrower when the name of the republic, kingdom, etc., or any agencies and departments of central government, appears as the obligor in the contract.
- Rest of general government
Is the borrower when the name of the state, province, city, etc., or any agencies and departments of local government, appears as the obligor in the contract.
- Nonfinancial public enterprises
Are those described in the SNA definition of "nonfinancial public enterprises."
- Private sector, including non-guaranteed
Private sector borrowers are other than those listed above.
- Short-term debt
Is the sum of public and private external obligations with original or extended maturity of a year or less.
- International reserves excluding gold
Comprises a country's monetary authorities' (central banks, currency boards, exchange stabilization funds, and treasuries) holdings of SDRs, reserve position in the Fund, and foreign exchange.
- Gold holdings (at market price)
Are of ficial holdings of gold (fine troy ounces) valued at year-end London market prices.