Non-performing loans reached 0.025 USD bil in 2017 in El Salvador, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.854 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in El Salvador reached an all time high of 0.034 USD bil in 2010 and an all time low of 0.016 USD bil in 2005. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, non-performing loans in Costa Rica amounted to 0.784 USD bil, 0.551 USD bil in Guatemala and 0.312 USD bil in Honduras in 2017.
El Salvador has been ranked 77th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 25 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
A non-performing loan is a loan that is in default or close to being in default.