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Small Business Lending by Size of Institution, 2014

| Written by Olivia LaVecchia | No Comments | Updated on Apr 20, 2015 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

placeholderIn 2014, community-based financial institutions made 60 percent of all small business loans, even though they controlled only 24 percent of banking assets. For more detail on why small banks do so much more small business lending, see our article, “Banks and Small Business Lending.”

Chart: Share of Loans Made to Small Businesses, 2014.

Chart: Bank market share, 2014.