Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 55.1 % in 2017 in Guatemala, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.32 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Guatemala reached an all time high of 55.1 % in 2017 and an all time low of 10.2 % in 1963. When compared to Guatemala's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Belize amounted to 84.9 %, 75.3 % in El Salvador, 95.4 % in Honduras and 59.9 % in Nicaragua in 2017.
Guatemala has been ranked 86th within the group of 119 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 12 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Banking assets are everything that a bank owns, including loans, securities, and physical assets such as buildings.