What Banking Operates with most of its Own Capital?

Bank Equity to Bank Assets (%), 2019 or latest
Banking | January 24, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 126 countries in 2019, Maldives ranked the highest in bank equity as a share of bank assets with 23.9% followed by Central African Republic and Serbia. On the other end of the scale was Macao with 4.47%, Bangladesh with 4.74% and Canada with 5.20%.

Data for more countries are available at Bank Equity (As % of Bank Assets) indicator page.

Bank Equity (As % of Bank Assets) Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Armenia % 15.9% 15.3% 13.6% 14.7% 16.2%
Central African Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 22.2% 23.7% 21.9% 21.1% 19.2%
Colombia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 14.7% 14.8% 14.9% 14.1% 16.2%
Congo % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7.67% 9.53% 9.52% 13.5% 15.0%
Equatorial Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10.6% 11.1% 11.8% 13.3% 15.1%
Gambia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 14.7% 13.5% 15.0% 14.8% 16.2%
Ghana % ... ... ... ... ... ... 14.8% 14.7% 14.3% 14.5% 13.2%
Iceland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 17.5% 18.2% 20.3% 21.1% 20.1%
Indonesia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12.2% 12.5% 12.8% 13.6% 14.4%
Kyrgyzstan % ... ... ... ... ... 19.1% 17.8% 16.9% 16.5% 17.4%
Maldives % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16.1% 16.1% 21.3% 20.5% 23.7%
Moldova % 17.2% 15.0% 13.2% 16.7% 17.3%
Rwanda % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 15.4% 13.6% 13.7% 14.1% 14.4%
Saudi Arabia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12.7% 13.5% 13.7% 13.9% 14.8%
Serbia % ... 19.4% 19.5% 18.8% 17.8% 17.1% ...