Barbados: Financial markets development, depth

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 Barbados

Financial markets development, depth

 Latest value 0.243
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 0.176
 Min - Max 0.055 - 0.393
 Source International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Barbados during that period was 0.176 index points with a minimum of 0.055 index points in 1991 and a maximum of 0.393 index points in 2013. The latest value from 2021 is 0.243 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 157 countries is 0.255 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Barbados - Financial markets development, depth - Recent values chart

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Barbados - Financial markets development, depth - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Measures the depth (size) of financial markets using the principal component methodology with the following variables: Stock market capitalization to GDP; Stocks traded to GDP; International debt securities of government to GDP; Total debt securities of financial corporations to GDP; and Total debt securities of nonfinancial corporations to GDP. See Svirydzenka, Katsiaryna (IMF, 2016) for more detail.


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