Sierra Leone: Firms using credit to finance investment

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 Sierra Leone

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

 Latest value 7.00
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2009 - 2017
 Average 6.95
 Min - Max 6.90 - 7.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sierra Leone from 2009 to 2017. The average value for Sierra Leone during that period was 6.95 percent with a minimum of 6.9 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 7 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 11 countries is 35.24 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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