Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 91.6 % in 2017 in Costa Rica, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.89 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 91.6 % in 2017 and an all time low of 11.9 % in 1992. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Guatemala amounted to 54.7 %, 95.2 % in Honduras, 60.4 % in Nicaragua and 172 % in Panama in 2017.
Costa Rica has been ranked 54th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 35 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.