(measure: percent; Source: The International Monetary Fund)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Africa: Bank credit as percent of bank deposits
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from 1965 to 2017. The average value for South Africa during that period was 106.17 percent with a minimum of 82.53 percent in 1979 and a maximum of 137.29 percent in 2001.
The latest value from 2017 is 111.15 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.