Sao Tome and Principe: Financial development

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Financial development

 Latest value 0.122
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1993 - 2021
 Average 0.090
 Min - Max 0.039 - 0.159
 Source International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1993 to 2021. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 0.09 index points with a minimum of 0.039 index points in 1998 and a maximum of 0.159 index points in 2018. The latest value from 2021 is 0.122 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 178 countries is 0.331 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sao Tome and Principe - Financial development - Recent values chart

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Sao Tome and Principe - Financial development - historical chart - 1993-2021




Definition: An index for overall financial development based on the two subindexes for financial institutions development and financial markets development. See the indicator menu and Svirydzenka, Katsiaryna (IMF, 2016) for more detail.


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 Financial development 0.122 2021 index points
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