St. Lucia - Domestic credit to private sector

Domestic credit to private sector by banks (% of GDP)

Domestic credit to private sector by banks (% of GDP) in St. Lucia was 71.79 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 103.77 in 2009, while its lowest value was 35.33 in 1986.

Definition: Domestic credit to private sector by banks refers to financial resources provided to the private sector by other depository corporations (deposit taking corporations except central banks), such as through loans, purchases of nonequity securities, and trade credits and other accounts receivable, that establish a claim for repayment. For some countries these claims include credit to public enterprises.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also:

Year Value
1977 38.39
1978 40.18
1979 38.37
1980 41.39
1981 40.79
1982 39.91
1983 39.07
1984 40.53
1985 38.74
1986 35.33
1987 36.19
1988 40.57
1989 46.30
1990 44.27
1991 44.97
1992 44.44
1993 51.96
1994 53.11
1995 54.73
1996 59.92
1997 64.11
1998 63.18
1999 66.55
2000 69.98
2001 76.77
2002 76.88
2003 67.35
2004 68.44
2005 74.65
2006 77.94
2007 89.61
2008 99.65
2009 103.77
2010 97.48
2011 96.19
2012 103.27
2013 99.62
2014 89.44
2015 77.72
2016 71.79

Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP)

Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP) in St. Lucia was 71.79 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 103.77 in 2009, while its lowest value was 35.33 in 1986.

Definition: Domestic credit to private sector refers to financial resources provided to the private sector by financial corporations, such as through loans, purchases of nonequity securities, and trade credits and other accounts receivable, that establish a claim for repayment. For some countries these claims include credit to public enterprises. The financial corporations include monetary authorities and deposit money banks, as well as other financial corporations where data are available (including corporations that do not accept transferable deposits but do incur such liabilities as time and savings deposits). Examples of other financial corporations are finance and leasing companies, money lenders, insurance corporations, pension funds, and foreign exchange companies.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also:

Year Value
1977 38.39
1978 40.18
1979 38.37
1980 41.39
1981 40.79
1982 39.91
1983 39.07
1984 40.53
1985 38.74
1986 35.33
1987 36.19
1988 40.57
1989 46.30
1990 44.27
1991 44.97
1992 44.44
1993 51.96
1994 53.11
1995 54.73
1996 59.92
1997 64.11
1998 63.18
1999 66.55
2000 69.98
2001 76.77
2002 76.88
2003 67.35
2004 68.44
2005 74.65
2006 77.94
2007 89.61
2008 99.65
2009 103.77
2010 97.48
2011 96.19
2012 103.27
2013 99.62
2014 89.44
2015 77.72
2016 71.79

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Assets