SME Lending within UK postcodes

Trends covering member lending to UK small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).  Data is shown for loans and aoverdrafts across postcode sectors and meets a commitment to government to transparency about the geographical spread of lending.

Latest Data

Great Britain Postcode Lending Summary – 2018 Quarter 2

As at end – Q2 2018

SME borrowing

Publishable at postcode sector level (£bn)

75.3

Publishable only at postcode area level (£bn)

15.3

of which: Lending in sectors redacted to preserve confidentiality (£bn)

11.3

of which: Other lending which cannot be allocated at sector level,
but included at Area level (£ bn)

4.0

Total lending publishable (£ bn)

90.6

Number of sectors publishable at postcode sector level

7,519

Number of sectors redacted to preserve customer confidentiality

1,976

Northern Ireland Postcode Lending Summary – 2018 Quarter 2

As at end – Q2 2018

SME borrowing

Publishable at postcode sector level (£bn)

4.5

Publishable only at postcode area level (£bn)

1.0

of which: Lending in sectors redacted to preserve confidentiality (£bn)

0.7

of which: Other lending which cannot be allocated at sector level,
but included at Area level (£ bn)

0.3

Total lending publishable (£ bn)

5.5

Number of sectors publishable at sector postcode level

213

Number of sectors redacted to preserve customer confidentiality

27

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GB SME Lending (loans and overdrafts) XLSX

NI SME Lending (Loans & Overdrafts) XLSX 

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