Cameroon: Domestic credit to the private sector

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 Cameroon

Domestic credit to the private sector, percent of GDP

 Latest value 14.68
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2018
 Average 15.35
 Min - Max 5.53 - 31.24
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1960 to 2018. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 15.35 percent with a minimum of 5.53 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 31.24 percent in 1982. The latest value from 2018 is 14.68 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 165 countries is 54.11 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Cameroon - Domestic credit to the private sector - Recent values chart

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Cameroon - Domestic credit to the private sector - historical chart - 1960-2018




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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