South Africa: Firms using credit to finance investment

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 South Africa

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

 Latest value 15.40
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2007 - 2020
 Average 25.10
 Min - Max 15.40 - 34.80
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from 2007 to 2020. The average value for South Africa during that period was 25.1 percent with a minimum of 15.4 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 34.8 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2020 is 15.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 11 countries is 25.58 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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