Sierra Leone: Bank credit to deposits

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 Sierra Leone

Bank credit as percent of bank deposits

 Latest value 28.84
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 48.32
 Min - Max 17.35 - 109.89
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Sierra Leone from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Sierra Leone during that period was 48.32 percent with a minimum of 17.35 percent in 1985 and a maximum of 109.89 percent in 1963. The latest value from 2021 is 28.84 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 138 countries is 86.91 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sierra Leone - Bank credit to deposits - recent values

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Sierra Leone - Bank credit to deposits - historical chart - 1960-2021




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.


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