Bank Loans to GDP rose to 16.8% in Equatorial Guinea in 2015

Bank Loans to GDP (%)
Banking | Equatorial Guinea | July 15, 2018
$2.99
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Bank loans as a share of GDP reached 16.8 % in 2015 in Equatorial Guinea, according to the National Central Bank. This is 99.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, bank loans as a share of GDP in Equatorial Guinea reached an all time high of 16.8 % in 2015 and an all time low of 2.79 % in 2006. When compared to Equatorial Guinea's main peers, bank loans as a share of GDP in Cameroon amounted to 18.9 %, 25.9 % in Congo, 20.3 % in Gabon and 13.6 % in Nigeria in 2015.

Equatorial Guinea has been ranked 126th within the group of 141 countries we follow in terms of bank loans as a share of GDP, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

A bank loan is a type of debt.

Bank Loans (As % of GDP) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola % 22.0% 24.2% 24.3% 25.7% 29.2%
Benin % 77.4% 62.6% 55.6% 60.4% 66.6% ... ...
Cameroon % 15.6% 14.9% 16.7% 17.2% 18.9%
Central African Republic % 12.6% 14.0% 17.3% 17.5% 15.5%
Chad % 5.55% 6.03% 7.33% 8.71% 10.1%
Congo % 7.65% 10.6% 15.1% 15.9% 25.9%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 4.22% 5.27% 5.50% 5.40% ... ... ...
Equatorial Guinea % 7.98% 5.31% 6.17% 8.40% 16.8% ... ...
Gabon % 14.6% 17.5% 20.4% 20.3% 20.3%
Niger % 15.4% 14.4% 14.5% 16.7% 20.6% ... ...
Nigeria % 10.4% 10.6% 11.7% 13.3% 13.6%