Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 79.1 % in 2017 in Bhutan, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.31 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Bhutan reached an all time high of 80.6 % in 2010 and an all time low of 3.33 % in 1988. When compared to Bhutan's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Bangladesh amounted to 59.6 %, 320 % in China, 88.3 % in India and 105 % in Nepal in 2017.
Bhutan has been ranked 71st within the group of 119 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 47 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Banking assets are everything that a bank owns, including loans, securities, and physical assets such as buildings.