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Bank Loans (As % of GDP) in Australia

Source: OECD, Reserve Bank of Australia, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (Figures for banks only)
Last Updated: May 11, 2017

Bank loans as a share of GDP reached 177 % in 2016 in Australia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.414 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, bank loans as a share of GDP in Australia reached an all time high of 177 % in 2016 and an all time low of 49.7 % in 1990. When compared to Australia's main peers, bank loans as a share of GDP in Indonesia amounted to 35.1 %, 123 % in Malaysia and 28.9 % in Papua New Guinea in 2016.

Australia has been ranked 8th within the group of 118 countries we follow in terms of bank loans as a share of GDP, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

A bank loan is a type of debt.


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