Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 144 % in 2017 in Greece, according to the National Central Bank. This is 16.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Greece reached an all time high of 221 % in 2010 and an all time low of 14.7 % in 1961. When compared to Greece's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Albania amounted to 92.9 %, 101 % in Bulgaria, 70.7 % in Macedonia and 102 % in Turkey in 2017.
Greece has been ranked 30th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 4 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.