Bank loans as a share of GDP reached 251 % in 2017 in Switzerland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.80 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank loans as a share of GDP in Switzerland reached an all time high of 251 % in 2017 and an all time low of 93.5 % in 1960. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, bank loans as a share of GDP in Austria amounted to 118 %, 121 % in Germany and 102 % in Italy in 2017.
Switzerland has been ranked 2nd 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.