Bank loans as a share of GDP reached 140 % in 2017 in Malta, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.01 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank loans as a share of GDP in Malta reached an all time high of 140 % in 2017 and an all time low of 19.3 % in 1978. When compared to Malta's main peers, bank loans as a share of GDP in Greece amounted to 124 %, 102 % in Italy and 71.1 % in Turkey in 2017.
Malta has been ranked 12th within the group of 108 countries we follow in terms of bank loans as a share of GDP, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A bank loan is a type of debt.