Gabon: Non-performing loans

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 Gabon

Non-performing loans as percent of all bank loans

 Latest value 7.64
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2010 - 2022
 Average 7.26
 Min - Max 2.55 - 15.73
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Gabon from 2010 to 2022. The average value for Gabon during that period was 7.26 percent with a minimum of 2.55 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 15.73 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2022 is 7.64 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 76 countries is 5.50 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
Gabon - Non-performing loans - recent values

Historical chart
Gabon - Non-performing loans - historical chart - 2010-2022




The percent non-performing loans in Gabon reflects the health of the banking system. A higher percent of such loans shows that banks have difficulty collecting interest and principal on their credits. That may lead to less profits for the banks in Gabon and, possibly, bank closures.
Definition: Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans are the value of nonperforming loans divided by the total value of the loan portfolio (including nonperforming loans before the deduction of specific loan-loss provisions). The loan amount recorded as nonperforming should be the gross value of the loan as recorded on the balance sheet, not just the amount that is overdue.


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 Bank cost to income ratio 57.56 2019 percent
 Non-performing loans 7.64 2022 percent
 Bank overhead cost 3.86 2019 percent
 Net interest margin 4.05 2019 percent
 Bank credit to deposits 71.51 2019 percent
 Regulatory capital to risk-weighted assets 19.24 2020 percent
 Return on assets 2.03 2019 percent
 Return on equity 16.76 2019 percent
 Banking system z-scores 16.63 2019 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 31.29 2019 percent
 Banking system capital to assets 14.51 2020 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 47.29 2019 percent
 Legal rights 6.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 2.00 2019 points
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