Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 87.6 % in 2017 in Brazil, according to the National Central Bank. This is 6.62 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Brazil reached an all time high of 101 % in 1994 and an all time low of 24.2 % in 1980. When compared to Brazil's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Bolivia amounted to 79.9 % and 58.0 % in Peru in 2017.
Brazil has been ranked 60th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 6 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.