Retail loans reached 298,629 JPY bil in 2012 in Japan, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.28 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, retail loans in Japan reached an all time high of 354,389 JPY bil in 1999 and an all time low of 297,796 JPY bil in 2011. When compared to Japan's main peers, retail loans in Russia amounted to 7,722 RUB bil, 1,089,778 KRW bil in South Korea and 13,042 USD bil in USA in 2012.
Japan has been ranked 3rd within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of retail loans, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
A retail loan is a loan provided by a bank to a physical person.