Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 101 % in 2020 in Costa Rica, according to the National Central Bank. This is 14.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 101 % in 2020 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Guatemala amounted to 66.8 %, 103 % in Honduras, 57.3 % in Nicaragua and 218 % in Panama in 2020.
Costa Rica has been ranked 21st within the group of 53 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 56 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.