Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 52.6 % in 2017 in Kenya, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.61 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Kenya reached an all time high of 61.3 % in 2014 and an all time low of 13.5 % in 1961. When compared to Kenya's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Tanzania amounted to 24.9 % and 26.7 % in Uganda in 2017.
Kenya has been ranked 89th within the group of 119 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 3 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.