Bahamas: Domestic credit to the private sector

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 Bahamas

Domestic credit to the private sector, percent of GDP

 Latest value 52.15
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1973 - 2016
 Average 50.13
 Min - Max 36.10 - 66.08
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Bahamas from 1973 to 2016. The average value for the Bahamas during that period was 50.13 percent with a minimum of 36.1 percent in 1984 and a maximum of 66.08 percent in 2009. The latest value from 2016 is 52.15 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 172 countries is 56.22 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bahamas - Domestic credit to the private sector - Recent values chart

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Bahamas - Domestic credit to the private sector - historical chart - 1973-2016




Definition: Domestic credit to private sector refers to financial resources provided to the private sector, such as through loans, purchases of nonequity securities, and trade credits and other accounts receivable, that establish a claim for repayment. For some countries these claims include credit to public enterprises.


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