Canada: Bank credit to government

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 Canada

Bank credit to government and public enterprises, percent of GDP

 Latest value 17.17
 Year 2008
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2008
 Average 8.88
 Min - Max 4.31 - 17.17
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1980 to 2008. The average value for Canada during that period was 8.88 percent with a minimum of 4.31 percent in 1987 and a maximum of 17.17 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2008 is 17.17 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2008 based on 169 countries is 8.57 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
Canada - Bank credit to government - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Canada - Bank credit to government - historical chart - 1980-2008




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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