Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 68.2 % in 2017 in El Salvador, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.95 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in El Salvador reached an all time high of 68.2 % in 2017 and an all time low of 7.75 % in 1963. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Costa Rica amounted to 91.6 %, 54.7 % in Guatemala, 95.2 % in Honduras and 60.4 % in Nicaragua in 2017.
El Salvador has been ranked 73rd within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 8 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.