Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 86.6 % in 2017 in Belize, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.59 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Belize reached an all time high of 94.5 % in 2009 and an all time low of 38.2 % in 1977. When compared to Belize's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Guatemala amounted to 54.7 %, 95.2 % in Honduras, 41.3 % in Mexico and 91.1 % in USA in 2017.
Belize has been ranked 61st 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.