Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 226 % in 2017 in Austria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 6.55 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Austria reached an all time high of 366 % in 2008 and an all time low of 211 % in 1991. When compared to Austria's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Germany amounted to 239 %, 105 % in Hungary, 154 % in Italy and 477 % in Switzerland in 2017.
Austria has been ranked 16th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 8 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Banking assets are everything that a bank owns, including loans, securities, and physical assets such as buildings.