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Germany: Domestic credit to the private sector, percent of GDP: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Germany from 1970 to 2016. The average value for Germany during that period was 86.18 percent with a minumum of 59.6 percent in 1970 and a maximum of 115.72 percent in 2000. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.