(measure: percent; Source: The International Monetary Fund)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Sao Tome and Principe: Bank credit as percent of bank deposits
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1995 to 2017. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 64.8 percent with a minimum of 22.52 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 114.79 percent in 2011.
The latest value from 2017 is 81.51 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 159
countries is 94.60 percent.
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Definition: The financial resources provided to the private sector by domestic money banks as a share of total deposits. Domestic money banks comprise commercial banks and other financial institutions that accept transferable deposits, such as demand deposits. Total deposits include demand, time and saving deposits in deposit money banks.