Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 236 % in 2017 in Germany, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.60 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Germany reached an all time high of 325 % in 2010 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Germany's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Austria amounted to 222 %, 227 % in Belgium, 354 % in France and 89.9 % in Poland in 2017.
Germany has been ranked 17th within the group of 132 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 5 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.