Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 103 % in 2015 in Egypt, according to the National Central Bank. This is 10.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Egypt reached an all time high of 141 % in 1991 and an all time low of 23.4 % in 1961. When compared to Egypt's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Israel amounted to 125 %, 304 % in Libya, 91.5 % in Saudi Arabia and 22.4 % in Sudan in 2015.
Egypt has been ranked 52nd within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 20 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Banking assets are everything that a bank owns, including loans, securities, and physical assets such as buildings.