What Economies Are Most Exposed to Bank Lending?

Bank Loans to GDP (%), 2017 or latest
Banking | September 19, 2018
$4.99
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Based on a comparison of 141 countries in 2017, Yemen ranked the highest in bank loans as a share of GDP with 1,132% followed by Switzerland and Myanmar. On the other end of the scale was Afghanistan with 2.91%, Guinea with 9.37% and Sudan with 11.6%.

Data for more countries are available at Bank Loans (As % of GDP) indicator page.

Bank Loans (As % of GDP) Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Australia % 150% 158% 166% 176% 177% ... ...
Belgium % 130% 132% 135% 134% 136%
Canada % 125% 129% 134% 147% 155%
China % 124% 133% 139% 150% 156% ...
Cyprus % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 519% 352% 336% 306% 240% ...
Denmark % 209% 211% 205% 202% 200%
Lithuania % 128% 125% 120% 176% 186% ...
Macao % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 118% 130% 156% 210% 217% ...
Malta % 125% 116% 111% 130% 133% ...
Mauritius % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 161% 156% 163% 151% 142% ...
Myanmar % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 36.9% 54.6% 73.5% 244% ... ... ...
Portugal % 201% 185% 167% 156% 143% ...
Spain % 279% 265% 262% 269% 256%
Switzerland % 234% 233% 246% 244% 247% ...
Yemen % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 574% 709% 956% 1,132% ... ... ...