Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 179 % in 2017 in Brunei, according to the National Central Bank. This is 61.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Brunei reached an all time high of 179 % in 2017 and an all time low of 35.9 % in 2008. When compared to Brunei's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Indonesia amounted to 53.9 %, 190 % in Malaysia and 86.2 % in Philippines in 2017.
Brunei has been ranked 24th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 74 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.