Bank loans as a share of GDP reached 197 % in 2017 in Lithuania, according to the National Central Bank. This is 6.18 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank loans as a share of GDP in Lithuania reached an all time high of 227 % in 2009 and an all time low of 9.53 % in 1997. When compared to Lithuania's main peers, bank loans as a share of GDP in Belarus amounted to 387,563 %, 80.1 % in Estonia, 53.4 % in Latvia and 52.7 % in Russia in 2017.
Lithuania has been ranked 6th within the group of 108 countries we follow in terms of bank loans as a share of GDP, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A bank loan is a type of debt.