Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 75.3 % in 2017 in El Salvador, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.47 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in El Salvador reached an all time high of 76.8 % in 2007 and an all time low of % in. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Costa Rica amounted to 92.9 %, 55.1 % in Guatemala, 95.4 % in Honduras and 59.9 % in Nicaragua in 2017.
El Salvador has been ranked 77th within the group of 132 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 17 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.