Sri Lanka: Bank credit to government

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 Sri Lanka

Bank credit to government and public enterprises, percent of GDP

 Latest value 26.91
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2019
 Average 8.38
 Min - Max 1.10 - 26.91
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 1980 to 2019. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 8.38 percent with a minimum of 1.1 percent in 1983 and a maximum of 26.91 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 26.91 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 158 countries is 12.23 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Sri Lanka - Bank credit to government - Recent values chart

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Sri Lanka - Bank credit to government - historical chart - 1980-2019




Definition: Bank credit is the amount of credit available to the government sector. It consists of the total amount of combined funds that are provided to the government by the bank sector.

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