Botswana: Bank credit to government

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 Botswana

Bank credit to government and public enterprises, percent of GDP

 Latest value 4.28
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2020
 Average 1.64
 Min - Max 0.36 - 4.28
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1980 to 2020. The average value for Botswana during that period was 1.64 percent with a minimum of 0.36 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 4.28 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 4.28 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 147 countries is 14.91 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Botswana - Bank credit to government - Recent values chart

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Botswana - Bank credit to government - historical chart - 1980-2020




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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