Bank Assets rose 17.1 % to USD 419 bil in South Africa in 2017

Bank Assets (USD bil)
Banking | South Africa | July 15, 2018
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Bank assets reached 419 USD bil in 2017 in South Africa, according to the National Central Bank. This is 17.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, bank assets in South Africa reached an all time high of 476 USD bil in 2010 and an all time low of 6.94 USD bil in 1966. When compared to South Africa's main peers, bank assets in Botswana amounted to 8.51 USD bil, 1.35 USD bil in Lesotho and 9.95 USD bil in Namibia in 2017.

South Africa has been ranked 31st within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets.

Banking assets are everything that a bank owns, including loans, securities, and physical assets such as buildings.

Bank Assets (USD) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola USD bil 55.3 60.6 65.8 66.5 59.5
Botswana USD bil 7.57 7.62 7.15 7.58 7.58
Lesotho USD bil 1.03 1.03 1.12 1.06 0.924
Mozambique USD bil 6.84 9.02 9.78 11.6 10.3 ... ...
Namibia USD bil 6.64 7.09 6.62 7.55 6.43
South Africa USD bil 425 433 367 364 312
Swaziland USD bil 1.45 1.35 1.33 1.24 1.21 ...
Zambia USD bil 5.71 6.66 7.99 8.14 7.78 ... ...
Zimbabwe USD bil 3.91 5.10 5.58 5.72 6.28 ... ...