What Banking Operates with most of its Own Capital?

Bank Equity to Bank Assets (%), 2017 or latest
Banking | November 01, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 133 countries in 2017, Bahamas ranked the highest in bank equity as a share of bank assets with 26.0% followed by Maldives and Central African Republic. On the other end of the scale was Macao with 4.81%, Canada with 5.22% and Djibouti with 5.39%.

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 % 17.2% 15.9% 15.3% 13.6% 14.7%
Bahamas % 24.9% 26.3% 26.5% 25.9% 27.0% ...
Central African Republic % 22.3% 22.2% 23.7% 21.9% 21.1%
Colombia % 14.3% 14.7% 14.8% 14.9% 14.1%
Congo % 7.11% 7.67% 9.53% 9.52% 13.5%
Equatorial Guinea % 13.3% 10.6% 11.1% 11.8% 13.3%
Iceland % 15.3% 17.5% 18.2% 20.0% 20.9%
Kenya % 14.3% 15.2% 15.5% 16.0% 15.4%
Kyrgyzstan % 21.0% 19.1% 17.8% 16.9% 16.5%
Malawi % ... ... ... 13.2% 16.4% 16.5%
Maldives % ... ... 16.1% 16.1% 21.3% 20.5%
Moldova % 15.8% 17.2% 15.0% 13.2% 14.7%
Saudi Arabia % 12.0% 12.7% 13.5% 13.7% 13.9%
Serbia % 19.6% 19.4% 19.5% 18.8% 17.8%
Tunisia % ... ... ... 15.6% 17.0% 17.8% ...