Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 59.2 % in 2017 in Bangladesh, according to the National Central Bank. This is 11.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 66.8 % in 2016 and an all time low of 22.5 % in 1994. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Bhutan amounted to 79.7 %, 320 % in China and 88.6 % in India in 2017.
Bangladesh has been ranked 80th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 2 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.