Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 79.7 % in 2017 in Bhutan, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.86 % 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 59.2 %, 320 % in China, 88.6 % in India and 106 % in Nepal in 2017.
Bhutan has been ranked 67th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 51 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.