Lesotho: Bank credit to government

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Lesotho

Bank credit to government and public enterprises, percent of GDP

 Latest value 6.96
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2020
 Average 8.15
 Min - Max 2.19 - 17.92
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1980 to 2020. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 8.15 percent with a minimum of 2.19 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 17.92 percent in 1986. The latest value from 2020 is 6.96 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 147 countries is 14.91 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
Lesotho - Bank credit to government - recent values

Historical chart
Lesotho - Bank credit to government - historical chart - 1980-2020




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 ATMs per 100,000 adults 13.86 2021 ATMs per 100,000 adults
 Bank accounts per 1000 adults 414.78 2020 bank accounts
 Bank branches per 100,000 people 3.79 2020 bank branches
 Firms using credit to finance investment 51.80 2016 percent
 Small firms with bank credit 12.00 2016 percent
 Percent people with credit cards 3.44 2017 percent
 Percent people with debit cards 20.45 2017 percent
 Domestic credit to the private sector 20.01 2020 percent
 Bank credit to the private sector 19.75 2022 percent
 Liquid liabilities, percent of GDP 39.95 2021 percent
 Bank assets to GDP 27.71 2021 percent
 Financial system deposits, percent of GDP 36.23 2021 percent
 Bank credit to government 6.96 2020 percent
 Banking system concentration 100.00 2021 percent
 Percent people with bank accounts 33.32 2017 percent
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK