Barbados: Bank credit to government

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 Barbados

Bank credit to government and public enterprises, percent of GDP

 Latest value 21.35
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2019
 Average 17.27
 Min - Max 7.63 - 29.31
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1980 to 2019. The average value for Barbados during that period was 17.27 percent with a minimum of 7.63 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 29.31 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2019 is 21.35 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 158 countries is 12.23 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Barbados - Bank credit to government - Recent values chart

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Barbados - Bank credit to government - historical chart - 1980-2019




Definition: Bank credit is the amount of credit available to the government sector. It consists of the total amount of combined funds that are provided to the government by the bank sector.


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 Domestic credit to the private sector 78.27 2019 percent
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 Liquid liabilities, percent of GDP 114.15 2019 percent
 Bank assets to GDP 102.95 2019 percent
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 Bank credit to government 21.35 2019 percent
 Banking system concentration 100.00 2021 percent
 Foreign bank assets 100.00 2013 percent of total bank assets
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