Benin: Bank credit to deposits

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 Benin

Bank credit as percent of bank deposits

 Latest value 62.48
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 121.03
 Min - Max 34.61 - 253.37
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Benin during that period was 121.03 percent with a minimum of 34.61 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 253.37 percent in 1979. The latest value from 2021 is 62.48 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 138 countries is 86.91 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Benin - Bank credit to deposits - Recent values chart

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Benin - Bank credit to deposits - historical chart - 1960-2021




Definition: The financial resources provided to the private sector by domestic money banks as a share of total deposits. Domestic money banks comprise commercial banks and other financial institutions that accept transferable deposits, such as demand deposits. Total deposits include demand, time and saving deposits in deposit money banks.

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