Afghanistan: Non-performing loans

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 Afghanistan

Non-performing loans as percent of all bank loans

 Latest value 8.89
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2010 - 2018
 Average 12.93
 Min - Max 4.70 - 49.90
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2010 to 2018. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 12.93 percent with a minimum of 4.7 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 49.9 percent in 2010. The latest value from 2018 is 8.89 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 140 countries is 7.14 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Non-performing loans - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Afghanistan - Non-performing loans - historical chart - 2010-2018




The percent non-performing loans in Afghanistan reflects the health of the banking system. A higher percent of such loans shows that banks have difficulty collecting interest and principal on their credits. That may lead to less profits for the banks in Afghanistan and, possibly, bank closures.
Definition: Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans are the value of nonperforming loans divided by the total value of the loan portfolio (including nonperforming loans before the deduction of specific loan-loss provisions). The loan amount recorded as nonperforming should be the gross value of the loan as recorded on the balance sheet, not just the amount that is overdue.

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