Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 28.1 % in 2017 in Burundi, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.31 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Burundi reached an all time high of 32.3 % in 2010 and an all time low of 2.51 % in 1966. When compared to Burundi's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Rwanda amounted to 35.3 %, 24.9 % in Tanzania and 26.7 % in Uganda in 2017.
Burundi has been ranked 119th within the group of 129 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 23 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.