Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 28.0 % in 2017 in Cameroon, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Cameroon reached an all time high of 36.3 % in 1990 and an all time low of 10.4 % in 1998. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Central African Republic amounted to 20.4 %, 19.2 % in Chad, 29.7 % in Gabon and 26.6 % in Nigeria in 2017.
Cameroon has been ranked 105th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 45 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.