Bank loans as a share of bank deposits reached 78.0 % in 2017 in Bulgaria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.745 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank loans as a share of bank deposits in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 149 % in 1992 and an all time low of 36.2 % in 1997. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, bank loans as a share of bank deposits in Greece amounted to 147 %, 76.8 % in Romania, 128 % in Serbia and 132 % in Turkey in 2017.
Bulgaria has been ranked 69th within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of bank loans as a share of bank deposits, 29 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
A bank loan is a type of debt.