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Private Credit Bureau Coverage (As % of Adults) by Country

Based on a comparison of 112 countries in 2017, Norway ranked the highest in private credit bureau coverage as a share of adults with 100% followed by South Korea and Mexico. On the other end of the scale was Niger with 0.200%, Burkina Faso with 0.300% and Guinea Bissau with 0.300%.

Average private credit bureau coverage as a share of adults reached 30.8% in 2017 in the World according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.03 % more than in the previous year and 38.5 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average private credit bureau coverage as a share of adults reached an all time high of 30.8% in 2017 and an all time low of 15.5% in 2005. The average annual growth amounted to 5.33 % since 2004.

Private Credit Bureau Coverage (As % of Adults)
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Countries Unit 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Argentina %               100 100 100 100 100    
Armenia % ... ... ...         46.6 56.0 63.8 65.8 94.1    
Australia %               100 100 100 100 100    
Austria %               51.6 52.6 51.8 53.2 52.8    
Bahrain % ... ... ...         23.6 23.5 26.0 48.3 29.0    
Bhutan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 18.0 23.2    
Bolivia % ...             35.9 34.7 36.5 39.0 43.2    
Bosnia and Herzegovina %               39.6 4.80 4.90 8.10 9.90    
Botswana %               59.6 58.9 60.7 51.7 51.1    
Brazil %               61.5 62.2 63.4 63.6 79.0    
Bulgaria % ... ...           28.8 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Burkina Faso % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
Cambodia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12.1 21.1 29.3 37.0    
Canada %               100 100 100 100 100    
Chile %               25.8 3.50 5.90 8.80 11.2    
China % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
Colombia %               71.2 72.5 83.8 87.0 88.7    
Costa Rica %               78.9 100 100 100 100    
Croatia % ... ... ...         100 100 100 100 100    
Cyprus % ... ... ... ... ... ...   7.40 6.50 6.70 6.80 67.3    
Czech Republic %               95.7 74.2 76.0 76.6 78.7    
Denmark %               7.30 7.30 7.50 7.80 7.70    
Dominican Republic %               54.3 60.0 59.8 63.1 74.6    
Ecuador % ... ...           57.9 53.5 70.9 73.0 52.9    
Egypt % ... ... ... ...       13.7 16.4 19.6 21.8 20.9    
El Salvador %               81.1 83.7 83.3 32.0 34.4    
Estonia %               33.1 33.4 33.7 34.2 34.7    
European Union %               49.2 49.0 51.9 52.4 54.6    
Fiji %               67.6 69.5 72.9 78.9 82.4 ... ...
Finland %               20.5 18.9 19.5 19.6 20.5    
Georgia % ... ... ...         29.6 35.5 46.1 56.8 74.5    
Germany %               100 100 100 100 100    
Ghana % ... ... ... ... ... ...   3.30 5.70 10.4 14.1 16.3    
Greece %               82.4 84.0 84.4 82.5 81.2    
Guatemala %               8.90 8.70 8.60 8.70 8.80    
Guinea Bissau % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
Guyana % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.40    
Honduras % ...             31.2 32.9 31.9 36.1 36.2    
Hong Kong %               86.3 89.4 93.6 96.1 96.0    
Hungary %               16.1 15.8 73.2 74.6 88.6    
Iceland %               100 100 100 100 100    
India % ...             15.1 14.9 19.8 22.4 22.0    
Indonesia % ...       ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
Iran % ... ... ... ... ... ...   24.4 31.9 33.3 33.8 46.6    
Ireland %               100 100 100 100 100    
Israel %               100 100 100 100 67.5    
Italy %               100 100 100 100 100    
Ivory Coast % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
Jamaica % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10.1 22.4    
Japan %               99.0 100 100 100 100    
Jordan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
Kazakhstan % ... ...           37.6 39.3 45.6 51.7 81.4    
Kenya %               4.50 4.90 4.70 4.90 14.3    
Kuwait %               29.0 31.0 29.0 32.0 34.2    
Kyrgyzstan % ...             18.7 24.6 32.1 38.2 35.3    
Latvia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
Lesotho % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.00    
Lithuania % ...             75.6 81.2 89.4 97.7 79.3    
Macedonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 68.3 72.2 77.1 83.7 89.3    
Malawi % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
Malaysia % ... ... ... ... ...     83.4 81.8 77.2 78.6 77.1    
Mali % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
Mexico %               98.1 99.2 100 100 100    
Moldova % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.00 3.90 4.50 8.80 10.8    
Morocco % ... ... ... ... ...     14.6 17.2 19.6 21.1 23.4    
Namibia %               61.5 63.9 66.2 64.3 62.8    
Nepal % ...             0.300 0.500 0.700 1.00 1.30    
Netherlands %               83.2 81.7 79.9 79.4 78.2    
New Zealand %               100 100 100 100 100    
Nicaragua % ... ...           31.9 29.5 32.3 40.7 48.7    
Niger % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
Nigeria % ... ... ... ... ... ...   4.10 4.10 4.90 5.80 6.70    
Norway %               100 100 100 100 100    
Pakistan %               2.00 2.00 2.10 4.50 4.80    
Panama %               53.8 57.9 60.8 63.0 60.7    
Papua New Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ...   1.80 2.90 2.80 3.60 5.50    
Paraguay %               48.5 47.5 46.5 45.5 44.6    
Peru %               36.0 42.5 41.5 100 100    
Philippines %               8.20 9.00 9.30 11.3 14.0    
Poland %               74.8 76.9 82.8 84.3 91.0    
Portugal %               21.5 22.9 23.2 23.4 16.1    
Puerto Rico %               72.3 81.5 100 100 100    
Romania % ...             42.0 44.9 46.9 46.6 50.1    
Russia % ... ... ...         35.8 45.4 59.2 64.6 70.2    
Rwanda % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.20 7.10 13.0 15.7 18.8    
Saudi Arabia % ...             16.0 33.3 44.3 47.0 47.4    
Senegal % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
Serbia % ... ...           100 100 100 100 100    
Singapore %               53.8 58.3 53.0 50.8 58.6    
Slovakia % ...             56.1 58.5 61.6 65.7 67.3    
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 100 98.9 100 100 100   ...
South Africa %               52.0 54.0 55.6 55.4 62.0    
South Korea %               100 100 100 100 100    
Spain %               11.4 13.2 15.6 15.3 14.1    
Sri Lanka %               29.4 33.6 39.0 44.5 50.3    
Sudan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.900 1.30 1.50    
Swaziland % ...             43.2 47.8 41.6 42.1 46.4    
Sweden %               100 100 100 100 100    
Switzerland %               27.3 26.8 26.5 26.3 26.1    
Tajikistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.10 7.00 15.9    
Tanzania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.600 5.00    
Thailand %               41.7 44.1 49.2 52.7 60.2    
Trinidad and Tobago % ...             46.0 46.0 63.2 67.4 69.6    
Turkey %               60.5 63.0 71.7 ... ... ... ...
Uganda % ... ... ... ... ... ...   3.00 3.70 4.40 4.90 5.30    
Ukraine % ... ... ... ...       17.0 23.3 28.3 48.0 36.7    
United Arab Emirates % ... ... ... ...       29.2 31.7 27.0 28.3 38.4    
United Kingdom %               100 100 100 100 100    
USA %               100 100 100 100 100    
Uruguay %               100 100 100 100 100    
Uzbekistan % ... ... ... ...       3.60 15.7 16.5 17.8 19.4    
Venezuela % ... ... ... ... ... ...   15.7 15.7 16.7 28.7 28.2    
Vietnam % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.40 6.90    
Zambia % ... ... ... ...       4.30 5.40 12.0 7.30 8.90    
Zimbabwe %               31.0 31.0 31.1 29.7 32.1    
World %               25.0 25.1 27.4 28.3 29.4    

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