Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 42.8 % in 2013 in Jamaica, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.06 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Jamaica reached an all time high of 46.0 % in 1983 and an all time low of 16.3 % in 1961. When compared to Jamaica's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Dominican Republic amounted to 42.6 % and 18.8 % in Haiti in 2013.
Jamaica has been ranked 120th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 44 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.