Spain’s ever-growing, non-performing loans | FT Alphaville

Spain’s ever-growing, non-performing loans

From the Bank of Spain on Wednesday, with impeccable timing:

Spain's non-performing loans to February 2012 - Bank of Spain
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The ratio is now 8.16 per cent.

You can compare the left-most column (total credit) and the almost-right-most column (‘doubtful debtors’, circled in red), to get an idea of how much the ratio has risen since 2006.

What’s also interesting is the last, and to date empty, column…

Oh and here’s the same data against GDP (thanks Scotty Barber):

Spanish bad bank loans against GDP - Source: Reuters

Related link:
Data on doubtful loans – Bank of Spain