Cameroon: Bank credit to government

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 Cameroon

Bank credit to government and public enterprises, percent of GDP

 Latest value 5.37
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2019
 Average 3.55
 Min - Max 1.62 - 7.28
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1980 to 2019. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 3.55 percent with a minimum of 1.62 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 7.28 percent in 1989. The latest value from 2019 is 5.37 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 158 countries is 12.23 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
Cameroon - Bank credit to government - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Cameroon - Bank credit to government - historical chart - 1980-2019




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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