Sao Tome and Principe: Bank credit to government

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Bank credit to government and public enterprises, percent of GDP

 Latest value 8.77
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2009 - 2020
 Average 3.80
 Min - Max 0.49 - 11.12
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2009 to 2020. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 3.8 percent with a minimum of 0.49 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 11.12 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2020 is 8.77 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.
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Recent values chart
Sao Tome and Principe - Bank credit to government - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sao Tome and Principe - Bank credit to government - historical chart - 2009-2020




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.


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