What Banking Operates with most of its Own Capital?

Bank Equity to Bank Assets (%), 2017 or latest
Banking | September 19, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 130 countries in 2017, Bahamas ranked the highest in bank equity as a share of bank assets with 26.0% followed by Maldives and Papua New Guinea. On the other end of the scale was China with 1.96%, Finland with 3.45% and Macao with 5.03%.

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

Bank Equity (As % of Bank Assets) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Armenia % 19.9% 17.6% 16.9% 15.8% 14.7%
Bahamas % 24.9% 26.3% 26.5% 25.9% 27.0% ...
Burundi % 12.9% 17.1% 17.1% 16.6% 16.4% ... ...
Central African Republic % 20.7% 22.7% 24.4% 19.9% 20.6%
Colombia % 15.5% 15.8% 15.7% 15.7% 14.8%
Congo % 6.60% 7.85% 9.84% 8.63% 13.1%
Gambia % 13.9% 14.3% 10.2% 17.1% 19.6% ... ...
Iceland % 15.3% 17.5% 18.2% 20.0% 20.9%
Kyrgyzstan % 21.0% 19.1% 17.8% 16.9% 16.5%
Maldives % ... ... 20.7% 22.5% 23.3% 22.5%
Moldova % 15.8% 17.2% 15.0% 13.2% 14.7%
Papua New Guinea % 13.9% 15.2% 16.6% 18.2% 18.2%
Rwanda % 20.8% 21.4% 20.8% 18.4% 18.6% ...
Serbia % 19.6% 19.4% 19.5% 18.8% 17.8%
Tunisia % ... ... ... 15.6% 17.0% 17.8% ...