Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 99.2 % in 2017 in Bulgaria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.36 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 341 % in 1991 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Greece amounted to 147 %, 49.8 % in Romania, 80.6 % in Serbia and 105 % in Turkey in 2017.
Bulgaria has been ranked 53rd within the group of 132 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 12 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.