Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 61.7 % in 2015 in Burkina Faso, according to the National Central Bank. This is 6.81 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 61.7 % in 2015 and an all time low of 3.03 % in 1961. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Ghana amounted to 46.3 %, 27.1 % in Ivory Coast, 50.1 % in Mali and 30.2 % in Niger in 2015.
Burkina Faso has been ranked 97th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 40 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.