Bank loans as a share of bank assets reached 50.0 % in 2017 in China, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.21 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank loans as a share of bank assets in China reached an all time high of 61.4 % in 2003 and an all time low of % in. When compared to China's main peers, bank loans as a share of bank assets in India amounted to 59.7 %, 45.6 % in Japan, 62.4 % in Russia and 55.9 % in USA in 2017.
China has been ranked 84th within the group of 108 countries we follow in terms of bank loans as a share of bank assets, 18 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
A bank loan is a type of debt.