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Bank Assets (As % of GDP) in Japan

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (1961-1988, figures for Deposit Money Banks only), Bank of Japan, Financial Services Agency
Last Updated: Jun 1, 2022

Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 201 % in 2017 in Japan, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.73 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Japan reached an all time high of 227 % in 1989 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Japan's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in China amounted to 320 %, 84.6 % in Russia, 141 % in South Korea and 90.5 % in USA in 2017.

Japan has been ranked 22nd within the group of 132 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 6 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.


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