per capita debt

Per capita debt

The total bonded debt of a municipality divided by the population of the municipality.

Per Capita Debt

The amount of municipal debt divided by the number of persons in that municipality. Because most municipal bonds are guaranteed in some way by the municipality tax revenue, the number of taxpayers in that municipality is important in determining its ability to repay the bonds. As a result, credit ratings agencies use per capita debt in rating municipal bonds.

per capita debt

The total debt of a municipality divided by the municipality's population. Financial analysts use per capita debt when evaluating a municipality's ability to repay its debt.
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Japanese have a per capita debt of approximately Sh9 million
MIXED DEBT LEVELS: The district's per capita debt levels are low and are expected to remain so despite additional planned borrowing given the substantial customer base of one million including the majority of Salt Lake County, apart from the cities of Salt Lake and Sandy.
In 2008, the per capita debt - debt owed by each man, woman and child in the country - stood at Rs.
In March 2013 when the last government completed its tenure, per capita debt was PKR 84,011.
Per capita debt in the UAE stands at Dh348,650 and continues to rise.
7 million between 2007 and 2014, per capita debt in Turkey skyrocketed more than threefold in the same period.
First, most of the existing research uses per capita debt measures as the dependent variable.
Digvijay Singh had earlier said that Gujarat has one of the highest per capita debt liabilities.
While debt restructure is helping the emirate move forward, the fact that a huge per capita debt is being offloaded to a future date still leaves the United Arab
And I remember distinctly when I read the per capita debt, I quickly made a calculation in my mind and came to the equally staggering conclusion that at current exchange rates, it is in the region of about N$7 million per American individual.
The rating is based on the city's balanced financial operations, moderate per capita debt levels, and adequate income and wealth indicators.
An important motivation for engaging with these questions is the observation that there is considerable variation in the per capita debt relief given to poor countries in the HIPC Initiative.