Barbados: Domestic credit to the private sector

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 Barbados

Domestic credit to the private sector, percent of GDP

 Latest value 78.27
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1974 - 2019
 Average 52.03
 Min - Max 29.13 - 85.57
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1974 to 2019. The average value for Barbados during that period was 52.03 percent with a minimum of 29.13 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 85.57 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2019 is 78.27 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 162 countries is 54.94 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Barbados - Domestic credit to the private sector - Recent values chart

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Barbados - Domestic credit to the private sector - historical chart - 1974-2019




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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