Botswana: Domestic credit to the private sector

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 Botswana

Domestic credit to the private sector, percent of GDP

 Latest value 39.81
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2020
 Average 18.8
 Min - Max 6.64 - 39.81
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1972 to 2020. The average value for Botswana during that period was 18.8 percent with a minimum of 6.64 percent in 1988 and a maximum of 39.81 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 39.81 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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Recent values chart
Botswana - Domestic credit to the private sector - recent values

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Botswana - Domestic credit to the private sector - historical chart - 1972-2020




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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