Benin: Domestic credit to the private sector

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 Benin

Domestic credit to the private sector, percent of GDP

 Latest value 15.54
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2020
 Average 14.36
 Min - Max 4.83 - 31.84
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1960 to 2020. The average value for Benin during that period was 14.36 percent with a minimum of 4.83 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 31.84 percent in 1983. The latest value from 2020 is 15.54 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 151 countries is 61.27 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Benin - Domestic credit to the private sector - Recent values chart

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Benin - Domestic credit to the private sector - historical chart - 1960-2020




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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