Loan Loss Provisions to Bank Loans rose to 1.94% in Botswana in 2017

Loan Loss Provisions to Bank Loans (%)
Banking | Botswana | February 3, 2019
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Loan loss provisions as a percentage of bank loans reached 1.94 % in 2017 in Botswana, according to the National Central Bank. This is 17.3 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, loan loss provisions as a percentage of bank loans in Botswana reached an all time high of 1.94 % in 2017 and an all time low of 1.36 % in 2015. When compared to Botswana's main peers, loan loss provisions as a percentage of bank loans in Namibia amounted to 0.426 % and 0.929 % in South Africa in 2017.

Botswana has been ranked 14th within the group of 63 countries we follow in terms of loan loss provisions as a percentage of bank loans.

Loan Loss Provisions (As % of Bank Loans) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola % ... 3.37% 3.74% 2.39% 3.32% 3.17% ... ...
Botswana % ... ... ... 1.42% 1.38% 1.40% 1.36%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Lesotho % ... 1.00% 1.60% 1.53% 1.65% 1.65%
Mozambique % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Namibia % ... 0.156% 0.154% 0.274% 0.342% 0.418%
South Africa % 1.16% 1.46% 1.54% 1.49% 1.16%
Swaziland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Tanzania % ... 1.70% 1.37% 1.70% 1.68% 1.05% ...
Zambia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Zimbabwe % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...