SME Lending within UK postcodes

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

Latest Data - Q4 2019

Q4 2019 SME borrowing

GB

NI

Publishable at postcode sector level (£bn)

77.6

4.4

Publishable only at postcode area level (£bn)

13.7

1.0

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

13.3

0.8

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

0.4

0.2

Total lending publishable (£ bn)

87.4

5.4

Number of sectors publishable at postcode sector level

7,308

208

Number of sectors redacted to preserve customer confidentiality

2,196

29

Please be aware there is a break in series resulting in an increase between the quarter 1 and quarter 2 2019 mortgage data due to one mortgage provider restructuring the coverage of their postcode lending mortgage data.

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