Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 44.3 % in 2017 in Ecuador, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.48 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Ecuador reached an all time high of 44.3 % in 2017 and an all time low of 12.7 % in 1990. When compared to Ecuador's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Brazil amounted to 87.6 %, 71.4 % in Colombia, 172 % in Panama and 58.0 % in Peru in 2017.
Ecuador has been ranked 96th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 13 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.