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Analyze International Debt Statistics

Write SQL queries to answer interesting questions about international debt using data from The World Bank.

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Project Description

It's not that we humans only take debts to manage our necessities. A country may also take debt to manage its economy. For example, infrastructure spending is one costly ingredient required for a country's citizens to lead comfortable lives. The World Bank is the organization that provides debt to countries.

In this project, you are going to analyze international debt data collected by The World Bank. The dataset contains information about the amount of debt (in USD) owed by developing countries across several categories. You are going to find the answers to questions like:

  • What is the total amount of debt that is owed by the countries listed in the dataset?
  • Which country owns the maximum amount of debt and what does that amount look like?
  • What is the average amount of debt owed by countries across different debt indicators?

The prerequisite for this project is Intro to SQL for Data Science.

The data used in this project is provided by The World Bank. It contains both national and regional debt statistics for several countries across the globe as recorded from 1970 to 2015.

Project Tasks

  • 1The World Bank's international debt data
  • 2Finding the number of distinct countries
  • 3Finding out the distinct debt indicators
  • 4Totaling the amount of debt owed by the countries
  • 5Country with the highest debt
  • 6Average amount of debt across indicators
  • 7The highest amount of principal repayments
  • 8The most common debt indicator
  • 9Other viable debt issues and conclusion
Sayak Paul

GDE in Machine Learning | Intel Software Innovator

Sayak is a GDE in Machine Learning, an Intel Software Innovator, and a Data Science Educator. Full-stack data science and machine learning interpretability are the subjects he loves the most. He enjoys applying deep learning to solve real-world problems. Sayak also blogs about a wide range of topics in data science and machine learning. Check out his site to find out more about him and how to contact him.

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