Lesotho: Firms using credit to finance investment

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 Lesotho

Firms using bank credit to finance investment, percent of all firms

 Latest value 51.80
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2009 - 2016
 Average 42.25
 Min - Max 32.70 - 51.80
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 2009 to 2016. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 42.25 percent with a minimum of 32.7 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 51.8 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2016 is 51.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 18 countries is 24.46 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Percentage of firms using banks to finance purchases of fixed assets.

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