* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Bank credit to the private sector as percent of GDP, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 148 countries was 54.21 percent. The highest value was in Macao: 297.96 percent and the lowest value was in Sierra Leone: 0.01 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Bank credit to the private sector, 2022 Global rank Available data
Macao 297.96 1 1984 - 2022
Hong Kong 263.59 2 1990 - 2022
China 185.36 3 1985 - 2022
Cambodia 180.02 4 1993 - 2022
South Korea 174.97 5 1960 - 2022
Denmark 143.37 6 1966 - 2022
New Zealand 135.03 7 1960 - 2022
Australia 133.85 8 1960 - 2022
Sweden 132.33 9 1960 - 2022
UK 129.59 10 1960 - 2022
Vietnam 126.38 11 1992 - 2022
Japan 121.83 12 1960 - 2022
Thailand 120.96 13 1960 - 2022
France 115.3 14 2001 - 2022
Malaysia 113.28 15 1960 - 2022
Luxembourg 101.49 16 2001 - 2022
Qatar 100.44 17 1970 - 2022
Iceland 96.65 18 1960 - 2022
Nepal 95.13 19 1960 - 2022
Norway 93.9 20 1960 - 2022
Finland 93.89 21 2001 - 2022
Netherlands 92.09 22 2001 - 2022
Portugal 90.04 23 2001 - 2022
Austria 89.35 24 2001 - 2022
Spain 87.91 25 2001 - 2022
Jordan 84.35 26 1965 - 2022
Chile 83 27 1960 - 2022
Germany 82.51 28 2001 - 2022
Fiji 78.39 29 1961 - 2022
Cyprus 75.58 30 2001 - 2022
Bolivia 74.18 31 1960 - 2022
Barbados 73.63 32 1974 - 2022
Mauritius 72.26 33 1976 - 2022
Panama 72.03 34 1960 - 2022
Malta 71.94 35 2005 - 2022
Belgium 71.8 36 2001 - 2022
Brazil 71.78 37 1960 - 2022
Israel 70.16 38 1960 - 2022
Italy 70.16 39 2001 - 2022
Bhutan 67.86 40 1983 - 2022
Honduras 67.5 41 1960 - 2022
Slovakia 66.92 42 2006 - 2022
Morocco 64.12 43 1960 - 2022
UA Emirates 64.1 44 1975 - 2022
Tunisia 63.98 45 1965 - 2022
Georgia 60.82 46 1995 - 2022
South Africa 58.67 47 1965 - 2022
Estonia 57.41 48 2004 - 2022
Cape Verde 57.37 49 1980 - 2022
Aruba 56.76 50 1986 - 2022
Vanuatu 54.63 51 1979 - 2022
Grenada 54.01 52 1977 - 2022
Oman 53.41 53 1972 - 2022
Samoa 53.37 54 1982 - 2022
North Macedonia 53.35 55 1993 - 2022
Namibia 52.6 56 1990 - 2022
Greece 52.36 57 2001 - 2022
El Salvador 52.01 58 1965 - 2022
Costa Rica 51.65 59 1960 - 2022
USA 51.65 60 1960 - 2022
Paraguay 51.28 61 1960 - 2022
Saint Lucia 51.05 62 1980 - 2022
Ecuador 50.81 63 1960 - 2022
Jamaica 50.69 64 1960 - 2022
Czechia 50.51 65 1993 - 2022
Armenia 50.29 66 1992 - 2022
Philippines 48.85 67 1960 - 2022
Turkey 48.35 68 1960 - 2022
Palestine 47.83 69 1996 - 2022
Montenegro 47.32 70 2002 - 2022
Dominica 47.03 71 1977 - 2022
Bahamas 46.55 72 1969 - 2022
Bulgaria 44.83 73 1991 - 2022
Bosnia & Herz. 44.45 74 1997 - 2022
Colombia 44.16 75 1960 - 2022
St. Vincent & ... 42.95 76 1975 - 2022
Belize 42.58 77 1976 - 2022
Burundi 41.64 78 1964 - 2022
Slovenia 41.07 79 2004 - 2022
Mongolia 40.86 80 1991 - 2022
Seychelles 40.32 81 1971 - 2022
Serbia 40.3 82 1997 - 2022
Poland 39.74 83 1990 - 2022
Tonga 39.63 84 1975 - 2022
Bangladesh 38.84 85 1974 - 2022
Ant.& Barb. 38.15 86 1977 - 2022
Uzbekistan 36.66 87 2013 - 2022
Guatemala 36.31 88 1960 - 2022
Lithuania 35.73 89 2010 - 2022
Hungary 35.67 90 1991 - 2022
Tr.&Tobago 34.96 91 1960 - 2022
Senegal 32.27 92 1960 - 2022
Kenya 31.51 93 1961 - 2022
Albania 31.42 94 1994 - 2022
Burkina Faso 31.27 95 1960 - 2022
Maldives 30.99 96 1980 - 2022
Egypt 30.85 97 1960 - 2022
Indonesia 30.56 98 1980 - 2022
Brunei 30.42 99 1999 - 2022
Botswana 29.76 100 1972 - 2022
Mali 29.6 101 1967 - 2022
Latvia 28.78 102 2010 - 2022
Togo 27.5 103 1960 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 26.87 104 1960 - 2022
Uruguay 26.39 105 1960 - 2022
Ireland 26.17 106 2001 - 2022
Nicaragua 26.16 107 1960 - 2022
Mexico 26.01 108 1960 - 2022
Romania 24.77 109 1981 - 2022
Rwanda 22.76 110 1964 - 2022
Kazakhstan 22.66 111 1993 - 2022
Lesotho 22.55 112 1973 - 2022
Moldova 22.32 113 1995 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan 21.7 114 1995 - 2022
Ivory Coast 21.11 115 1960 - 2022
Algeria 21.09 116 1964 - 2022
Swaziland 21.08 117 1970 - 2022
Mozambique 20.7 118 1991 - 2022
Suriname 20.26 119 1967 - 2022
Solomon Isl. 20.11 120 1978 - 2022
Djibouti 20.1 121 1985 - 2022
Madagascar 18.55 122 1962 - 2022
Ukraine 17.74 123 1992 - 2022
Azerbaijan 17.56 124 1992 - 2022
Benin 17.07 125 1960 - 2022
Comoros 16.47 126 1982 - 2022
G.-Bissau 16.18 127 1990 - 2022
Tanzania 15.11 128 1988 - 2022
Pakistan 14.8 129 1960 - 2022
Liberia 14.56 130 2000 - 2022
Uganda 13.37 131 1960 - 2022
Nigeria 12.94 132 1960 - 2022
Guyana 12.59 133 1960 - 2022
Niger 12.53 134 1960 - 2022
Papua N.G. 12.49 135 1973 - 2022
Ghana 11.35 136 1960 - 2022
Argentina 10.69 137 1960 - 2022
Zambia 10.21 138 1965 - 2022
Libya 10.07 139 1990 - 2022
Tajikistan 9.92 140 1998 - 2022
Gambia 9.19 141 1966 - 2022
Zimbabwe 8.68 142 1984 - 2022
Haiti 8.03 143 1960 - 2022
Malawi 7.91 144 1980 - 2022
Angola 7.37 145 1995 - 2022
Sudan 5.64 146 1960 - 2022
Kuwait 3.71 147 1965 - 2022
Sierra Leone 0.01 148 1960 - 2022



Definition: Domestic credit to private sector by banks refers to financial resources provided to the private sector by other depository corporations (deposit taking corporations except central banks), such as through loans, purchases of nonequity securities, and trade credits and other accounts receivable, that establish a claim for repayment. For some countries these claims include credit to public enterprises.

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297.96
263.59
185.36
180.02
174.97
143.37
135.03
133.85
132.33
129.59
126.38
121.83
120.96
115.30
113.28
101.49
100.44
96.65
95.13
93.90
93.89
92.09
90.04
89.35
87.91
84.35
83.00
82.51
78.39
75.58
74.18
73.63
72.26
72.03
71.94
71.80
71.78
70.16
70.16
67.86
67.50
66.92
64.12
64.10
63.98
60.82
58.67
57.41
57.37
56.76
54.63
54.01
53.41
53.37
53.35
52.60
52.36
52.01
51.65
51.65
51.28
51.05
50.81
50.69
50.51
50.29
48.85
48.35
47.83
47.32
47.03
46.55
44.83
44.45
44.16
42.95
42.58
41.64
41.07
40.86
40.32
40.30
39.74
39.63
38.84
38.15
36.66
36.31
35.73
35.67
34.96
32.27
31.51
31.42
31.27
30.99
30.85
30.56
30.42
29.76
29.60
28.78
27.50
26.87
26.39
26.17
26.16
26.01
24.77
22.76
22.66
22.55
22.32
21.70
21.11
21.09
21.08
20.70
20.26
20.11
20.10
18.55
17.74
17.56
17.07
16.47
16.18
15.11
14.80
14.56
13.37
12.94
12.59
12.53
12.49
11.35
10.69
10.21
10.07
9.92
9.19
8.68
8.03
7.91
7.37
5.64
3.71
0.01
0
74.5
149
223.5
297.96


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