Lesotho: Domestic credit to the private sector

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 Lesotho

Domestic credit to the private sector, percent of GDP

 Latest value 20.01
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1973 - 2020
 Average 13.80
 Min - Max 5.26 - 22.02
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1973 to 2020. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 13.8 percent with a minimum of 5.26 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 22.02 percent in 1994. The latest value from 2020 is 20.01 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 151 countries is 61.27 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
Lesotho - Domestic credit to the private sector - Recent values chart

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Lesotho - Domestic credit to the private sector - historical chart - 1973-2020




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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